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Theatre Team Leader Scrub/ ODP

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pa Inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Profession
Operating department practitioner
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A really interesting and exciting opportunity has risen for Band 6 Practitioners (Scrub Nurses) to join our friendly and dynamic theatre scrub team within Northwick Park University Hospital.

In light of the recent pandemic, the department has changed the way it provides its service to the Community. The successful candidates will have an opportunity to work in the 13 Operating Theatres within the emergency and elective Covid pathways which provides a wide range of specialties such as Gynaecology, Urology, OMFS, ENT, Dental, Trauma/Orthopaedic, Colorectal, General, Paediatric, Vascular surgery and Emergency Surgical procedures.

If you are looking to further your career or, the opportunity to expand your skills in a variety of settings, then working with our amazing multidisciplinary theatre team at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is the obvious next step in your career ladder!

Based on the trust values, we want you to be professional and be the best you can be able to provide safe and compassionate care to our patients. We promise to support you in achieving your goals through our in-house training and tertiary study at our affiliated universities.

The job will be based in Northwick Park Hospital however per times you will asked to work in other sites of the Trust (Central Middlesex and/or Ealing). Nights, weekends and on-call is part of this position.

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO APPLY

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for organizing and delivering nursing care in the peri-operative setting. They will lead a team of nurses and Healthcare assistants. They will work together with the specialty team leader and surgical team to develop and maintain excellence in peri-operative care.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participates and initiates the communication process to facilitate the development of a supportive, cohesive team.
  • Provides and receives complex and sensitive information.
  • Ensures confidentiality.
  • Ensures effective communication within the multidisciplinary team and other departments.
  • Responsible for checking consent documentation.
  • Works in partnership with patients and family to ensure accurate information and understanding and eliminate barriers
  • Maintains accurate and legible records of patient care and supervises others, in line with NMC code of professional conduct and local and Trust policies.
  • Recognises responsibilities with regard to legal and ethical implications of accurate record keeping.
  • Leads and manages a designated peri-operative team.
  • Develops programmes of care, implements and evaluates, making changes as necessary.
  • Delegates planned programmes of care to others in the team.
  • Able to organise and facilitate an operating list.
  • Competent in scrub and circulating role.
  • Able to lead team members in scrub and circulating role.
  • Provides learning support for junior members of the team acts as a mentor and assessor
  • Leads the team in urgent or emergency situations.
  • Leads and manages a designated peri-operative team.
  • Develops programmes of care, implements and evaluates, making changes as necessary.
  • Delegates planned programmes of care to others in the team.
  • Able to organise and facilitate an operating list.
  • Competent in scrub and circulating role.
  • Able to lead team members in scrub and circulating role.
  • Provides learning support for junior members of the team acts as a mentor and assessor
  • Leads the team in urgent or emergency situations.

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Registration - RGN/HCPC

Essential

  • Registration - RGN/HCPC
  • Able to work as part of a team


Desirable

  • able to scrub for different specialites
  • Able to communciate well
  • to have basic computer skills


Experience

Essential

  • Has the relevant experience in theatres
  • Enhanced experience as a band 5


Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Northwick park

Watford Road

London

HA1 3UJ

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