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Lead Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

Currently recruiting for Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare in harrow, Middlesex with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

There is an opportunity for a Lead Theatre Practitioner- Scrub to join a team of dedicated staff in the Theatre department.


This is a Full-time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.


Duties of this role include:     

  • To have shared responsibility for the leadership and operational management of the Theatre Department.
  • As a skilled member of the senior theatre team, to deliver and ensure that standards of patient care are consistently provided and maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies
  • To assist with the management of the theatre department under the direction of the Clinical Service Manager: Theatres.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating and leading a team of staff in Theatres to deliver skilled and high quality peri-operative care.
  • Check Operating lists and booking forms in advance to organise any special equipment required. Liaise with Consultants and companies to ensure correct instruments and implants and equipment is ordered and received 
  • Appropriately allocate staff to meet the activity. This will involve looking at the off duty, working closely with staff and making changes when and where possible.
  • To book and effectively utilise bank and agency staff ensuring minimum use of temporary staffing.
  • Plan and organise operating lists with Consultants and secretaries
  • To undertake scrub and circulating duties with theatres
  • To work within the role of Advanced Scrub Practitioner with extended skills
  • To participate in the theatre ‘on call rota as required
  • To teach, nurture, supervise and co-ordinate the work of junior staff.
  • To take responsibility for all theatre activities as required.

 

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • RGN/ODP
  • Mentorship in Practice or equivalent
  • Experience in a senior theatre role.
  • Experience in orthopaedic, gynaecology and general surgery at a senior level
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Good mentor/coaching skills.
  • Application of knowledge of specialised procedures and equipment used in the Operating Theatre
  • Staff management
  • Experience in undertaking appraisals

Lead MRI Radiographer

Looking for the next position in your career?

If so, our client is looking for a Lead MRI Radiographer to join there state of the art facility in Kent. 

Our client offers 3 long days and are looking for a hard working, skilled and enthusiastic radiographer to coem in and hit the ground running. 

Requirements 

  • BSc Radiography or equivalent
  • Previous experience of complex MRI scanning
  • A high level of professionalism and technical standard of work
  • Member of an appropriate professional body and to hold a valid registration (HCPC)
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • A flexible approach to work, with the ability to work across 7 days (Mon-Sun)
  • Holder of a valid UK driving licence

Duties

  • Carry out magnetic resonance imaging procedures to best practice standards of radiographic technique (MHRA Guidance 2015, IR(ME)R 2017, Code of Clinical Practice)
  • Provide a great experience for patients attending for MRI scanning, supporting them through the process from referral to results
  • Run quality assurance checks on equipment and action as appropriate
  • Respect and work within patient's and service users' customs, values and spiritual beliefs, making sure their views are sought and taken into account
  • Perform triage functions of referrals, as required
  • Support patient bookings and make sure Patient Information Systems are maintained with accurate and up-to-date information
  • Complete competency assessments
  • Assist placement students and other colleagues in the achievement of their learning outcomes

Staff Benefits 

  • A highly competitive salary is a given
  • Topped a generous flexible benefits package
  • Including private medical insurance and 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays). 
  • We also have an innovative approach to personal and professional development
  • Helping you to be the best version of you and giving you a real career pathway.

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