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Trainee Surgical Care Practitioner

Employer
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Oxford
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Advert for a trainee Surgical Care Practitioner band 7

This post is open to Nurses and Allied Health Professional.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a trainee SCP in the Oxford University Hospitals , John Radcliffe , Heart Centre.

Main duties of the job

Within the scope of the role, the Surgical Care Practitioner (SCP) / Surgeons assistant will be trained to deliver highly specialised intra-operative care to patients undergoing Cardiac Surgery. The SCP will communicate effectively with the patient and all members of the multidisciplinary team in the theatre environment.

To assist in the clinical management of a patient's preparation for theatre to include, assisting in the planning of surgery, preparation of the required equipment and documentation.

The post holder will work as a member of the cardiac surgical team. The trainee Surgical Care Practitioner will practice under the supervision or direction of the Consultant Surgeon and a Surgical Care Practitioner mentor whilst undertaking and following the national curriculum framework.

To practice under the supervision or direction of the Consultant Surgeon/Visiting Surgeon during an operation as requested and to provide expert clinical knowledge and support to both the surgeon and the theatre users.
  • A formal training programme at master's level in the university which is based on the syllabus recommended by the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland will be followed. This programme will be completed with the Royal College of Surgeons' examination at the appropriate time.


About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more herewww.ouh.nhs.uk

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To practice under the supervision or direction of the Consultant Surgeon/Visiting Surgeon during an operation as requested and to provide expert clinical knowledge and support to both the surgeon and the theatre users.

A formal training programme at masters level in the university which is based on the syllabus recommended by the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland will be followed. This programme will be completed with the Royal College of Surgeons examination at the appropriate time.

To work collaboratively with colleagues to provide a safe, efficient service within available resources and to ensure adherence to Trust and directorate policies and standards.

To demonstrate an advanced level of knowledge within the specialist field and always work within predetermined areas of competence. S/he will practice within the limits of Trust policies and guidelines. S/he will be expected to maintain a high level of skill and professionalism and provide portfolio evidence of continuing professional development.

To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to co-ordinate the care and treatment of cardiac surgical patients and their families. They will also act as a resource to nurses, doctors and other health care professionals caring for patients with these conditions.

The post-holder will work across care group and primary / secondary care boundaries to ensure a seamless service from diagnosis onwards.

Person Specification

education and porevious experiance

Essential

  • NMC/ HCPC qualification and registration working experience 2 years minimum


Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

John Radcliffe Oxford University Hospitals Level 1

Headley Way, Oxford

Oxford

OX3 9DU

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321-MRC-6126172-B7

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