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Scrub Nurse (Orthopaedics)

Job Description

Due to an increase in our Theatre activity, we are looking to recruit additional staff, ie: Scrub Nurse.

We are looking to appoint experienced, highly motivated and flexible professionals with orthopaedic experience to join our Theatre team. We are happy to consider applications from Registered Nurses who wish to develop their nursing career and train as a Scrub Nurse.

In addition to your strong clinical skills, you will possess:

  • The personality to work as part of a small dedicated team
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • The capacity to plan equipment and consumable requirements
  • Team leadership skills
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to participate in on-call duties
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Relevant qualifications: ie: RGN & ENB 183 / current registration with the NMC / qualified to RGN Level 1
  • Have proven post registration experience
  • Assist in all aspects of scrub nursing through a variety of specialities
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the business
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Basic computer skills

In return for your expertise we offer:

  • Competitive salary package (£27,000-£30,000pa depending on experience) & enhancements for unsocial hours and on-call
  • 25 days annual leave (pro rata)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Subsidised staff restaurant

Horton NHS Treatment Centre was purpose built in 2006 and has been designed to combine an exceptional standard of patient accommodation with the technical equipment and facilities that modern medicine demands. The Treatment Centre has a 40-bed inpatient unit and day case facility, and is equipped to undertake a large range of procedures, treatments and investigations. We have three theatres and three separate anaesthetic rooms, with a sterile services department on site.

Horton NHS Treatment Centre is part of the Ramsay Health group and provides clinical care to both private, insured and NHS patients.

Ramsay Health Care UK is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England, with a network of over 30 acute hospitals & NHS Treatment Centres. These provide a wide and comprehensive range of efficient clinical specialities.

Closing date for applications: 20th November 2016

All offers of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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