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Theatre Practitioner/RN - Anaesthetics

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Wrexham
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 5 Registered Nurse (NMC) or Operating Department Practitioners (HCPC) to come and join our Anaesthetic Team at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

We currently have 13 Theatres throughout the hospital supporting specialisms such as Orthopaedics, Colorectal, ENT, Urology, Gynaecology and Upper GI.

The successful candidate will join a dedicated, hard working team and develop skills in both adult and children's perioperative journeys. They will also gain experience in Maternity care and outlying areas such as MRI and Resus.

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.

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.

Main duties of the job

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 Obstetrics.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.

Person Specification

Qualifications/ knowledge

Essential

  • NMC registered nurse / HCPC registered ODP


Desirable

  • Teaching, mentoring, assessing qualification
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development


Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of the role within a theatre environment


Desirable

  • Experience within the operating department


Attitudes & Abilities

Essential

  • Able to consistently demonstrate high quality patient care
  • Effective communication skills
  • Motivated
  • Able to assume delegated responsibilities within a multi-disciplinary setting whilst recognising own dexterity limitations


Values

Essential

  • Puts patients first
  • Respectful of others
  • Act with understanding of other peoples difficulties


Other

Essential

  • Able to participate in out of hours shifts eg. weekends/nights


Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Croesnweydd Road

Wrexham

LL13 7TD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR640-0624

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