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Orthopaedic scrub practitioners

Employer
North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Hartlepool
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The University Hospital of Hartlepool achieved Elective surgical hub accreditation in December 2023 becoming the first hub in Tees Valley. This is an exciting opportunity to join us in our journey as we further develop and expand and we are looking for enthusiastic experienced orthopaedic scrub practitioners.

The hub specialises in high volume, low complexity, Getting it Right First Time criteria and discharge on the day of surgery. These posts are integral to ensure further development of the hub to support the local community. This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop your career with 3 dedicated theatre clinical educators who will support you in your role with 1:1 training, development, immersive simulation, ongoing CPD and bespoke training packages both internally and externally.

The posts are ring fenced to the Hartlepool Hospital site, working over a 6 day period with no night shift or on calls. Career progression is encouraged and your personal development will be a priority to us. If you are a scrub practitioner who is looking for a challenge and wanting to become part of a new NHS journey in perioperative care please contact us.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the provision of skilled perioperative care as a member of the multidisciplinary team. To actively participate in the management of junior staff and students. As a skilled orthopaedic scrub practitioner have a good understanding of the knowledge and theory of orthopaedic procedures ensuring the equipment is available, policies and procedures are adhered to. Participate in the surgical safety WHO checklist and count procedures and be responsible for safe use of complex equipment.

Maintain accurate documentation and demonstrate effective communication across the MDT, patient and family. Ensure the physical and psychological environment is conducive to providing optimum patient care for perioperative patients.

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We support the Making Every Contact Count approach to behaviour change in the promotion of health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

We recruit for values and Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for the provision of skilled perioperative care as a member of the multidisciplinary team. To actively participate in the management of junior staff and students. As a skilled orthopaedic scrub practitioner have a good understanding of the knowledge and theory of orthopaedic procedures ensuring the equipment is available, policies and procedures are adhered to. Participate in the surgical safety WHO checklist and count procedures and be responsible for safe use of complex equipment.

Maintain accurate documentation and demonstrate effective communication across the MDT, patient and family. Ensure the physical and psychological environment is conducive to providing optimum patient care for perioperative patients.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training

Essential

  • 1 st level registration or Minimum NVQ level 2 in operating department practic
  • Relevant teaching certificate


Desirable

  • Diploma in Nursing or Operating Department Practice


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 12 months experience in relevant specialist area


Desirable

  • Completion of competency package


Knowledge

Essential

  • ood understanding of both theory and practice for orthopaedic scrub staff


Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Address

University Hospital of Hartlepool

Holdforth Road

Hartlepool

TS24 9AH

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