Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

Ref: HQ00000324_151120673
Sector: Health
Region: South West
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 20/11/2017
End Date: 20/12/2017

Theatre Nurse / Practitioner Scrub Wiltshire, Hampshire, Somerset and Devon

Exciting opportunities across the South Coast for experienced Scrub Practitioners to join a private healthcare group at the forefront of the industry, who are recognised for exceptional patient care and fantastic facilities.

Be a part of an organisation that genuinely cares for its staff, offers a unique work life balance and a supportive working environment. This is a private healthcare organisation, serving NHS patients. With exceptional standards and results they deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England.

Working with the NHS they deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice.

The role
To undertake all aspects of clinical work in the Theatre, Scrub department and provide a high standard of patient care and safety.

* Lead the scrub team to meet the requirements of quality patient care, ensuring that all peri-operative nursing care activities carried out comply with relevant legislation and Company policies and procedures.
* Ensure that comprehensive theatre records are maintained in respect of all patients.
* Contribute towards the quality and cost-effectiveness of the theatre department and service delivery from suppliers e.g implants or equipment and report on issues of concern.
* Assist with the management of the theatre budget, including control and maintenance of equipment, request of Capex, asset verification, stock control in co-operation with pharmacy and theatre stock controller, control of staff costs.
* To be responsible for management of lists within designated theatre.
* To take the role of shift leader on a rotational basis.
* Participate in theatre audit on a regular basis.

Skills & Experience

* RGN or ODP with active NMC/HCPC registration
* At least 2 years Scrub experience
* Evidence of CPD

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