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Theatre Practitioner Scrub/Recovery

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Llandudno
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

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We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic Scrub Practitioner (Nurse/ODP) to join our Day Surgery Unit looking after patients undergoing procedures such as Generaland Orthopaedic surgery.

Working as part of a team, the role requires a flexible approach to work with the ability to communicate and work well with the wider multidisciplinary team.

Llandudno General Hospital is working towards developing its services, so this is an exciting time to join our service and be part of a fantastic Theatre team.

Although you will be based at Day Surgery Unit in Llandudno General Hospital on occasions you may be required to work in Main Theatres at Ysbyty Gwynedd to meet services demand and to develop your skills to become a flexible practitioner. It is essential that you are keen to learn and committed to continuous professional development.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Registered Nurses/ODP to join our busy Scrub Team within Day Surgery Unit at Llandudno. Working as part of a team, the role requires a flexible approach to work. . Part-time post.

The post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based patient care. Clinical expertise is utilised during all phases of the peri-operative period. In other areas such as Pain Block room and at the main YG when required.

The post holder will work collaboratively and co-operatively with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, meeting the needs of the patient whilst under no direct supervision. Assist in the management and organisation of clinical and satellite areas, implementing improvements to working practices as identified by audit/clinical trials. Participate in the education and development of other staff members and students.

The Day Surgery Unit operates Monday to Friday, covering surgical specialties such as, General Surgery, Orthopaedics andTrauma.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

The post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based patient care. Clinical expertise is utilised during all phases of the peri-operative period. Skilled assistance is provided in the surgical care of the patient.These skills can also be employed in other areas of Theatre, such as Anaesthetics with the recognised qualification and in recovery and in other satellite areas such as X-Ray and covering lists over in YG as required .The post holder will work collaboratively and co-operatively with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, meeting the needs of the patient whilst under no direct supervision. Assist in the management and organisation of clinical and satellite areas, implementing improvements to working practices as identified by audit/clinical trials. Participate in the education and development of other staff members and students.

Person Specification

Qualifications/ knowledge

Essential

  • NMC registered nurse / HCPC registered ODP


Desirable

  • Teaching, mentoring, assessing qualification
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Recognised Anaesthetic qualification ( Nurse )


Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of the role within a theatre environment


Desirable

  • Theatre experience


Attitudes & Abilities

Essential

  • Good communication as demonstrated by application form
  • Awareness of competence limitations
  • Motivated
  • Team Player


Values

Essential

  • Puts patients first
  • Respectful of others
  • Understanding of others' difficulties


Other

Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Llandudno Hospital

Maesdu Road

Llandudno

LL30 1LB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR412-0524

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