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Theatre Practitioner -Anaesthetic and Recovery

Employer
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Walsall
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year PA
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Post holder will form a part of the theatre team providing Anaesthetic & Recovery or Scrub and Recovery skills to patients undergoing surgery. The post holder will be expected to participate in the theatre on - call rota.

Main duties of the job

Responsibilities associated with assisting the anaesthetist in the intubation, intra operative anaesthetic care , and extubation of patients.

Act always following our Trust Values and in line with your professional code of conduct.

Displaying a high level of patient care .

About us

Would you be interested in joining our team?

We have a number of opportunities for highly motivated, enthusiastic, engaged and forward thinking practitioners to join our busy, friendly operating team. We are looking for staff that will assist in developing our progressive service whilst making a positive contribution towards the team's pursuit of excellence.

You will be a Registered Nurse (NMC) /Operating Department Practitioner (HCPC) or a student nurse/trainee ODP approaching the end of your training, previous experience of working in an operating theatre is therefore essential.

We have 10 elective/trauma theatres.

We also have 2 further theatres which have a dedicated 24hr Emergency team to cater for Emergency surgery and Maternity theatre's needs.We will provide you with support and training for your primary role within theatres and offer opportunities for your personal and professional development.

The successful candidates will demonstrate a flexible attitude and will deliver a high standard of quality care within the department. Good communication and organisational skills are essential, with the ability to work within a team to deliver a high quality service to our patients.

Applicants should note that if successful at interview, the offer of appointment would be subject to vetting procedures undertaken by the Criminal Records Bureau.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and person spec.

The Post holder will form a part of the theatre team providing Anaesthetic & Recovery or Scrub and Recovery skills to patients undergoing surgery. The post holder will be expected to participate in the theatre night rota.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN/ODP


Experience

Essential

  • Must demonstrate a knowledge of the role and responsibilities of the post must be conversant with nursing aspects of the speciality


Skills

Essential

  • Must have a working knowledge or their responsibilities in relation to clinical risk management
  • Ability to write clearly and legibly. Can articulate well with good listening skills


Knowledge

Essential

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the role and responsibilities of the post must be conversant with nursing aspects of the speciality.


Employer details

Employer name

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Walsall

WS2 9PS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

407-SURGERY-6343370

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