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Registered Practitioner Perioperative

Employer
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Lewes
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced band 5 Practitioner for scrub, anaesthetics or recovery, or a mixture of all 3.

This is a busy, vibrant department, with experienced practitioners in theatre, ward and pre operative assessment.

Specialties include OMFS, Ophthalmology, Digestive Diseases, Gynaecology and Vascular.

Can you multi task, do you have a sense of humour and ability to work in a continuously changing department? If so, you are who we are looking for.

We operate Monday - Friday, no weekends or night duties.

Main duties of the job

  • Lead in anaesthetics and/or scrub on potentially a daily basis in absence of band 6 practitioner
  • To provide clinical support & teaching to all relevant personnel within the specialist area.
  • To provide technical & clinical advise to relevant colleagues in the Day Surgery Unit and Pre-Operative Assessment.
  • To provide information & support to patients before, during and after surgery.
  • Willing to undertake training within the Perioperative setting either anaesthetics, scrub or recovery.
  • To provide & assist with the development of safe & high quality specialist patient care & to work within the guidelines of the Trust Nursing & Midwifery Strategy.


About us

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Lead in anaesthetics and/or scrub on potentially a daily basis in absence of band 6 practitioner
  • To provide clinical support & teaching to all relevant personnel within the specialist area.
  • To provide technical & clinical advise to relevant colleagues in the Day Surgery Unit and Pre-Operative Assessment.
  • To provide information & support to patients before, during and after surgery.
  • Willing to undertake training within the Perioperative setting either anaesthetics, scrub or recovery.
  • To provide & assist with the development of safe & high quality specialist patient care & to work within the guidelines of the Trust Nursing & Midwifery Strategy.


Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Reasonable perioperative experience
  • Evidence of supporting learners in the workplace
  • Evidence of ability to multi task
  • Evidence of understanding the difference between a Day Surgery Unit and main Theatres


Desirable

  • venepuncture
  • Flexibility
  • Willingness to learn new skills


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)

Address

Day Surgery Unit, Lewes Victoria Hospital

Nevill Road

Lewes

BN7 1PE

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279-6141487-APR24

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