Senior Orthopaedic Practitioner
At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with one of the UK's leading private hospitals groups who specialise in a range of medical and surgical interventions. They offer treatment across a whole range of specialties including Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Orthopaedics and Pain Management. They have an available opportunity for a Senior Orthopaedic Practitioner to join the Theatre team in one of their hospital's based in Brighton. If you think the position is right for you, let's talk.
As a Senior Scrub Practitioner you will deliver safe quality care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care. You will carry out scrub duties according to policies and procedures, contributing to quality improvement, and promoting best evidence based practice at all times.
Working alongside the Theatre Manager you will be responsible for assessing, planning and implementing the right standards of care to all patients who are undergoing surgical procedures. Your day to day will involve preparing the equipment and instruments according to the needs of the patient and the surgeon's specifications, updating the surgeon's preference cards, ensuring all equipment is checked prior to use, reporting any faults immediately. You will have a strong ability to plan ahead and co-ordinate the use of supplies, ensuring everything is used appropriately and safely. You will monitor the patient's condition throughout the procedure and communicate effectively when required with other colleagues involved in the procedure. You will be responsible for coordinating all mandatory checks prior to surgery, during and pre wound closure. Part of your role as a Lead is also being responsible for stock control, drug of fluid administration, ensuring accidents or complaints are recorded accurately and contributing to implementing changes in policy or procedure.
To be eligible for the role, you will need to:
• Have a valid NMC registration
• At least 3 years' experience working as a Scrub Nurse or an Operating Department Practitioner.
• Competency scrubbing across a range of specialties, Orthopaedics essential
• Be a caring and compassionate nurse with strong attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.
• Assisting and teaching qualification desirable but not essential.
• Have excellent communication skills and be a good team player.
You will enjoy the following benefits:
• 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holiday
• GP services
• Life Assurance
• Season Ticket Loan
• Eye Test
• Childcare Vouchers
• Gym Membership
• Continued professional development
Salary:£30,000 – £36,000
Apply now for a call back to discuss the role in more detail
TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer