Senior Theatre Practitioner

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04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Nursing Field
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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 Lancaster Hospital in Lancaster has a vacancy for a Senior Theatre Practitioner 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:

  • Registered Nurse/RODP 6/12  post registration experience
  • ENB182 or equivalent anaesthetic qualification
  • Teaching/assessing qualifications

Duties of this role include:

  • All clinical issues affecting delivery of anaesthetic/recovery services.
  • Clinical expertise
  • Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patient’s identity and operative site against the supporting documentation, prior to the start of the anaesthetic.
  • Assist the Anaesthetist throughout the perioperative phase of care and during the immediate postoperative phase of care as required.
  • Assist the anaesthetist in monitoring the patient’s condition throughout the procedure and continue during the immediate postoperative phase of care. Taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning.
  • Proactively monitor the patient’s level of discomfort/pain and take appropriate actions to ensure the patient is comfortable.

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.