Senior Theatre Practitioner

Location
Lancaster
Salary
Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
SYS-18141-61
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 Lancaster Hospital in Lancaster has a vacancy for a Senior Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Theatres department.

This is a FULL time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

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

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.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

BMI Healthcare Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
Staff Pension Scheme
25 days holiday per annum
Gym membership discount

Interested?

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV.  We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.