Lead Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

Location
Huddersfield
Salary
Market related
Posted
31 Aug 2016
Closes
28 Sep 2016
Ref
SYS-17490-64
Nursing Field
Theatre
Job Type
Permanent

BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people.

BMI Healthcare’s Huddersfield Hospital in Huddersfield has a vacancy for a Lead Theatre Practitioner - Scrub to join their team of staff in the Theatre department.

This role is offered on a permanent, full time basis at 37.5 hours per week.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • RGN/ODP
  • Mentorship in Practice or equivalent
  • Experience in a senior theatre
  • Experience in orthopaedic, cardiac, gynae  and general surgery at a senior level
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent leadership skills.

Duties of this role include:

  •  Responsible for co-ordinating and leading a team of staff for Theatres
  • Check Operating lists and booking forms in advance to organise any special equipment required. Liaise with Consultants and companies to ensure correct instruments and implants and equipment is ordered and received 
  • Appropriately allocate staff to meet the activity. This will involve looking at the off duty, working closely with staff and making changes when and where possible.
  • To book and utilise bank and agency staff ensuring minimum use of temporary staffing.
  • Plan and organise operating lists  with Consultants and secretaries
  • To undertake scrub and circulating duties with theatres
  • To work within the role of Advanced Scrub Practitioner with extended skills

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

If you are committed to delivering excellence in patient care and would like to work for an organisation that values its staff, patients and consultants, we would like to hear from you. To be considered for this role, please complete our brief online application form and we will be in touch within 14 days of the closing date.