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Band 6 Anaesthetic Practitioner Nurse / ODP (Cardiothoracic)

Job Description

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.

Are you interested in a career in an exciting and busy cardio thoracic theatre department?

Do you currently travel all over the UK experiencing different hospital settings whilst being involved in Organ Procurement?

Do you have the opportunity to earn £50 per hour when you are involved in Private Patient cases?

Are you encouraged to develop your potential in management at your pace?…If you are still interested, then here is a bit more detail…

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Anaesthetic Nurses/ODPs to take on the exciting challenges offered here at HarefieldHospital, in our Cardio-Thoracic Theatres.

We do a variety of cases, including Heart and Lung Transplantation, Heart Assist Devices, Minimally Invasive Surgery in both Cardiac and Thoracics, and we support the London Aortic Dissection Service.

Our Anaesthetic Practitioners participate in Organ Procurement as part of the On-Call Roster. During these Retrieval runs to the Donor Hospitals, their role is to support the Surgical Transplant Fellows in perfusing the Organs; ensuring optimal condition before transplantation…possibly utilising the Organ Care System or Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion – new initiatives to increase donation rates.

Successful candidates will commence at Band 5 until all competencies are achieved and you are able to take on-call shifts, at which time you will be moved to a Band 6, generally speaking the expectation would be within 8-12 weeks.

The On-Call Roster requirements are on average one night per week and one weekend per month and shifts are currently Monday to Friday, with night shifts.

For further information, please contact Clair Mullins, in Theatres on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

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