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Senior Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics

Job Description

BMI Healthcare’s Chelsfield Park Hospital in Orpington has a vacancy for a Senior Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics to join their team of staff within the Theatres Department.

This post is full-time for 375 hours per week


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Crucial skills in managing a difficult airway and ability to operate emergency equipment, e.g. Fibreoptic intubating equipment amongst others.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of CPR and rapid sequence intubation.
  • Experience at senior level in anaesthetics and recovery competencies.
  • Recognised anaesthetic qualification.

Duties include

  • The ability to coordinate the use of the supplies and additional equipment during an operating list ensuring the equipment is used appropriately and safely
  • Complete mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure
  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient

Being the UK’s largest private healthcare provider, BMI Healthcare is able to offer staff excellent training support and progression potential, making this an excellent place to work.

Independent sector employer – BMI Healthcare employment terms and conditions apply.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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

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