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Theatre/Practice nurse

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16 hrs week, negotiable. Salary dependant on experience

Cumbria Medical Services NHS is a GP with Special Interest Service specialising in Minor Surgery and Dermatology, delivered in community hospitals and GP surgeries.

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated theatre or practice nurse to join our small friendly team.

You will be assisting with hernia repair, carpal tunnel decompression, vasectomies, minor skin surgery under LA and carrying out assessments for surgery. Theatre experience preferred but not necessarily essential for the right applicant.

You will also be responsible for the theatre team and associated protocols

The successful applicant will be committed to providing high quality care to patients in a community setting. The role requires excellent communication skills, good organisational and IT skills, the ability to work under pressure and use initiative.

You will be required to work flexibly and at different locations dependant on patient demand. Operations are carried out at Maryport and Keswick Hospital and Hilltop Heights Community clinic, Carlisle.

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.

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