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Perioperative Nurse

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience £28,407 - £34,581
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
To be responsible for the provision of skilled Perioperative care as a member of the surgical services team. There will be a requirement to supervise junior staff on a day to day basis in a Peri Operative setting.
To work as part of an autonomous and innovative team specialising in Peri Operative care

Main duties of the job

To work as part of an autonomous and innovative team specialising in Peri Operative care
o Apply specialist knowledge underpinned by theory to practice in a community surgical unit care setting, across a range of diverse procedures and services including Podiatric Surgery, Hand and Wrist, Minor Surgery and Ear, Nose and Throat o To use clinical reasoning, critical thinking, analysis and reflection to support assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the Peri Operative patient o To work as a highly motivated team member to achieve the best patient outcome o To undertake and complete the band 5 competency programme for all aspects of this role. Mentorship and supervision will be provided to support this o To undertake pre assessment, scrub role and recovery of Peri Operative patients in addition to supporting clinics o To provide line management for healthcare assistant staff and participate in training of this staff group o To undertake supervision and provide support for student nurses and ODP students on placement within the service

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We support the Making Every Contact Count approach to behaviour change in the promotion of health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

We recruit for values and Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

1. Ensure the provision of the physical and psychological environment which is conducive to providing optimum care for surgical unit patients.
2. Responsible for the provision of care to a designed caseload of patients within the surgical unit communityarea, analysing, assessing, planning, implementing and making clinical judgements, within the remit of the role as required. Gives support to junior staff during this process. 3. Communicate effectively, demonstrating empathy and reassurance when dealing with patients, relatives, carers, all members of organisation and external agencies. 4. Adhere to policies and procedures, proposing changes to working practices for own work area. 5. Following successful completion of competencies,frequently takes charge of designated areas including outpatients and theatre environment within the surgical unit services, and occasionally takes charge of the Operating Department in the absence of the Peri-Operative Team Lead. 6. Responsible for the safe use of expensive/highly complex equipment/pharmaceutical products utilised within the community critical care area. Has knowledge of the management of these resources. 7. Abide by legal requirements and statutory rules relating to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). 8. Assist in the establishment and implementations of systems which evaluate standards of practice i.e. CQC Fundamental Standards, Nursing Strategy, Audits and Patient Satisfaction Surveys. 9. Maintain accurate and confidential Perioperative care documentation using Systmone electronic patient record 10. Participate in research and audit as required and the application of research findings into clinical practice. 11. Take part in the initiation of new ideas and implementation of evidence based on practice. 12. Mentor and facilitate the education of pre registered student nurses and Health Care Assistants. 13. Demonstrate commitment to IWL principles and flexible working patterns, to meet the needs of the service and staff 14. Tackle discrimination and harassment, and promote equality and diversity in the workplace 15. Reduce sickness absence work place accidents and promote zero tolerance on violence against staff 16. Take responsibility for personal development and education and the development of a Personal Development Plan.

Person Specification

Nmc registration


  • Nmc registration
  • GCSE in English and maths or equivalent


  • Teaching and mentorship

Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust


One life Hartlepool

Park Road


TS28 7PW

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