Lead Theatre Practitioner

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21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Nursing Field
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BMI Somerfield Hodpital in Maidstone is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

We have an opportunity for a Lead Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Theatre 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 Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • Post-registration qualification relevant to functional specialty i.e. Advanced Scrub Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant qualification [for scrub leads].
  • Approved / recognised anaesthetic course.
  • ILS.
  • Mentorship qualification
  • ILM3
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills.
  • Previous experience working within an acute healthcare environment.
  • Previous experiencing managing and leading a clinical team.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Caring and Professional nature.

Duties of this role include:     

  • Deliver safe quality care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care.
  • To lead and manage a team, coordinating staff training needs and resource requirements within a peri-operative function or surgical specialty.
  • Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.
  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.
  • Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients; demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care. 

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


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.  


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