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Senior Theatre Practitioner

Brand new opportunity for a Senior Theatre Practitioner!

Our client in Chertsey is looking for an experienced theatre nurse/practitioner to join their well-established trust.

They are the largest provider of independent healthcare and aim to attract only the best of professionals. The Hospital is a fantastic place to work. Situated close to the M25 in Chertsey, Surrey, the hospital is a medium sized private hospital serving the boroughs of Surrey and Berkshire.

They are proud to be rated “Good” by the CQC affirming our commitment to put patient care at the heart of absolutely everything we do. 
Surrey is a beautiful place to live with easy access to London and the south coast.  Moreover, the proximity to Heathrow and Gatwick puts Europe on your doorstep.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Lead the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community. Lead the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity. 
  • Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise. 
  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient. 
  • Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients; demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care. 
  • Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience. 
  • Lead in the delivery of patient care, during a list or specified period of time. 
  • Ensure that patient safety checks are carried out in accordance with the policy and that all practitioners adhere to the policy. 
  • Contribute to quality improvement.
  • Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self.
  • Promote best evidence-based practice within own scope of practice. 
  • Apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly. 
  • Achieve agreed objectives and demonstrating BMI behaviours at all time. 
  • Respect the patient’s dignity, privacy, wishes and beliefs. 
  • Maintain knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act. Ensuring appropriate measures are taken in respect of Health and Safety for patients, relatives, visitors, hospital staff and contractors. 
  • Develop a strategy for peri-operative function and/or specialty service, including training and resource needs and implement an action plan to meet objectives. Ensure that consumables and specialist equipment is available in advance of booked procedures.
  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures. 
  • The ability to coordinate the use of the supplies and additional equipment during an operating list ensuring the equipment is used appropriately and safely. 
  • Conduct mandatory patient checks in accordance with policy, WHO Checklist and NPSA Five Steps to Surgical Safety. 
  • Monitor the patients’ conditions as relevant to role within peri-operative function taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning. 
  • Communicate appropriately with others in the multi-disciplinary team involved in the care of the patient.

Requirements

  • Flexible and adaptable. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Motivated and enthusiastic.  
  • Caring and Professional nature. 
  • Drive and enthusiasm. 
  • Ability to work in a team and using own initiative. 
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Significant post-registration experience within a high acuity specialty. 
  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations 
  • Previous experience working within an acute healthcare environment. 
  • Previous experiencing managing and leading a clinical team.
  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration. 
  • Post-registration qualification relevant to functional specialty i.e. 
  • Advanced Scrub Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant qualification . ENB 998 and/or mentorship course. 
  • Approved / recognised anaesthetic course. 
  • ILS. 
  • Mentorship qualification 
  • ILM3 
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent. 
  • Functional skills level 2 evidence. 
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.

Benefits

  • 25 days Annual leave 
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family 
  • Everyday discounts 
  • Life insurance 
  • Long service awards 

Theatre Nurse - Anaesthetics

New Opportunity for a Theatre Nurse!

We have some great news. Our client in Surrey is looking for a theatre nurse or ODP to join their team. They are one of the country’s leading, most distinguished and hospitable NHS Trusts! Their focus on clinical excellence mean they are the perfect place to progress as a professional.

Their friendly, compassionate, open culture makes this a special setting to deliver great patient care so if you are a passionate, patient focused Anaesthetics Nurse or ODP looking for a role where you are supported to develop your career then this is the place for you.

They have also recently invested £150m in new facilities to create the best environments for their patients and staff. Camberley is a town in Surrey, England, 31 miles southwest of Central London, between the M3 and M4. Leisure facilities include a nine-screen cinema, a bowling alley, a health and fitness club, cafés and restaurants. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • To support the Theatre Manager in the establishing good working atmosphere and participate in effective/efficient use of staff, supplies and services. 

  • To provide a high level of support to the perioperative team in the delivery of patient care, within the theatre area. 

  • To participate as a skilled member of the theatre team. 

  • To assist in effective communication channels between team members, medical staff, wards, and departments. 

  • To participate in achieving the stated Quality Assurance and Risk Management objectives set by the organisation. 

  • To ensure all equipment is regularly checked and maintained in a safe manner. 

  • Participate in training programmes for junior staff and other disciplines seconded to the department.

Requirements

  • Registered Nurse/ Registered Operating Department Practitioner. 

  • Some experience within an operating theatre environment. 

  • BLS 

  • Evidence of team working skills with ability to work using own initiative. 

  • Effective communication, listening and interpersonal skills. 

  • Time management skills. 

  • Ability to fulfil criteria outline in the job description

  • Willing to work across anaesthetics, scrub & circulate 

  • Willing to take part in transfer of patients and other anaesthetic duties elsewhere within the hospital 

  • Ability to work within NATN and CODP guidelines and standards

Benefits

  • Staff Discounts

  • Health and wellbeing checks 

  • Holidays 

  • Pension

  • Travel 

  • Work Life Balance 

  • Key Worker Housing 

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