Theatre Scrub Practitioner
£27,000 - £31,000
Scrub Practitioner required for this Treatment Centre part of an independent hospital in Plymouth. This service provides surgery, and outpatient and diagnostic services, Day case and inpatient surgery specialities including major and minor orthopaedics, ears nose and throat, and general surgery This service is rated CQC OUTSTANDING voted in the top 3 hospitals in the country to achieve such recognitionnursing
Responsible to the Theatre Manager 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 and PACU.
Be competent in all aspects of theatre technique and procedures
Maintain accurate clinical observation of the patient's clinical condition and alert medical staff when required
Effectively communicate the accurately recorded data within the Theatre/Anaesthetic multi-disciplinary team, updating and revising care as appropriate.
Assist 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
Monitor theatre procedures with regards to checking of swabs, needles and instruments.
Skills & Experience
Significant & relevant clinical experience in orthopaedics, general surgery or ophthalmology
Experience working in theatres
NMC or HPCP registered
As well as an attractive salary you will also be able to benefit from our fully supported training programmes, on site cafe and free parking.
If you would like to apply for this role please contact Julie on [Click here to apply] or email your most up to date CV [Click here to apply]
Keywords: RGN, Registered Nurse, NMC, Infection Control, HCAI, Health Care Associated Infections, Plymouth, Devon, acute care, A&E, infection prevention, medical and nursing