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Scrub Practitioner - Emersons Green

Job Description

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Scrub Practitioner to join the team at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre.

At Emersons Green, we only treat NHS patients and we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Bristol, Bath, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire, as well as to the wider community, including Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible – helping you to get better, faster.

We offer day case and in-patient surgery across the following areas: dental surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, endoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, minor orthopaedic surgery, diagnostic imaging, pain management, ophthalmology, and urology.

In addition, we also provide diagnostic services, using the latest X-ray and ultrasound technology.

Responsible To

Theatre Manager

Key Responsibilities

As a Scrub Practitioner you will actively participate in and maintain the highest standard of care and safety for patients, visitors and staff in the operating theatre suite.

Key duties will include:

• Maintaining accurate clinical observation of the patient’s clinical condition and alerting medical staff when required

• Assisting in ensuring that the department is at all times clean and organised with sufficient supplies and equipment which are correctly cleaned, in working order and correctly stored

• Being competent in all aspects of theatre technique and procedures

• Monitoring theatre procedures with regards to checking of swabs, needles and instruments

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Extensive clinical experience in Orthopaedics, General surgery, Ophthalmics, Gynaecology, ENT and Urology


• NMC registered Nurse or HCPC Operating Department Practitioner

Additional Information

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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