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Bank Theatre Practitioner

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£14.53 to £17.69 an hour an hour
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Part Time

Job Details

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of safe, high quality patient focused care within their Team or area of responsibility and will be responsible for ensuring that all resources within that area are used to optimum effect, ensuring the highest quality patient care standards.

Main duties of the job

To work within the Theatre environment within your designated speciality.

Prior theatre experience is essential and candidates should make sure that their skills and competencies are up to date to enable them to work as sole practitioner to ensure the safe delivery of care to the patients.

About us

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic NHS Trust (RJAH)is one of the leading orthopaedic hospitals in the country, with some of the highest levels of staff and patient satisfaction, as well as a strong reputation for research and innovation.

Joining RJAH is more than just a job - we want our people to have the best opportunities to thrive in their role.We have a range of fantastic staff benefits on offer to everyone who joins RJAH and you'll have access to outstanding professional development opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities - including our recently-opened �6 million Headley Court Veterans' Orthopaedic Centre (the first unit of its kind in the UK).RJAH has strong links with a range of universities including Staffordshire, Keele, Glyndwr, Chester and Birmingham.The hospital is located on a site outside Oswestry in Oswestry, just off the A5. The nearest train station is in Gobowen, approximately two miles from the hospital. The station is part of the Chester to Birmingham line.We are based in North Shropshire, close to the border with North and Mid Wales. It is one of the most attractive parts of the country, with a rich historic culture and excellent transport links. It offers outstanding opportunities for anyone who enjoys an outdoor lifestyle or is looking to raise a family.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Manage own workload in a designated highly specialist area without supervision as appropriate using all forms of knowledge, skills and experience required in order to be able to undertake the duties competently.
  • To demonstrate a complex level of communication and relationship skills promoting and maintaining effective liaison throughout the Unit team and with the wider multidisciplinary team.
  • Ensure the Health and Safety of all staff, patients and visitors. Reporting all incidents/accidents/near misses to the team leader. Document and monitor the safe use of equipment and economic use of supplies.
  • Provide accurate and timely collection and submission of appropriate Theatre activity data, using appropriate manual and computerised systems.
  • To ensure safe quality care is provided for patients within the Unit as Trust and Unit policy.
  • To maintain an understanding of and adhere to all Trust and Unit policies and procedures and ensure attendance of mandatory annual training e.g. Fire, Manual Handling, CPR etc.
  • To have an understanding of Risk Management and to participate in the identification/analysis of risk.

  • Person Specification



    • Diploma in Operating Department Practice (or equivalent ) or RGN with relevant Anaesthetic Qualification if applicable


    • Theatre qualification
    • The ability to work between anaesthetics and recovery



    • ODP / RGN with Anaesthetic / Recovery experience


    • Experience in the theatre environment

    Skills and Competencies


    • Commitment to maintain own skills and standard of care
    • Problem solving skills
    • Ability to work without direct supervision
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

    Knowledge (including specialist or technical knowledge required)


    • Prepared to update orthopaedic knowledge and undertake further professional education


    • Specialist orthopaedics knowledge

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


    Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt


    SY10 7AG

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