Theater Practitioner - Anaesthetics

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
09 Apr 2019
Ref
HCA14095-163256
Nursing Field
Private Healthcare, Theatre
Job Type
Permanent

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.

The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.

In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electrochemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal surgery, intracranial and peripheral nerve surgery as well as pioneering neurosurgery.

Our Theatres service includes 12 Theatre suits and 3 Cardiac Cath Labs.

Job Description

As an Anaesthetics Theatre Practitioner you will be responsible and accountable for the high quality assistance to the Anaesthetist during surgical procedures. Preparing the anaesthetic room according to the individual needs of the patient and Anaesthetist.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week – a mixture of earlies and lates across 5 shifts per week. 

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is between £31,972 - £35,400 (with an additional 4% shift enhancement) and will be dependent upon skills and experience.

Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell and excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure all equipment is checked prior to use and any faults reported to the Theatre Co-ordinator immediately.
  • Help to control cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures and asepsis.
  • Prepare patients for clinical/ operative procedures, both in anaesthetics and surgery.
  • Provide assistance in clinical/ operative procedures, both anaesthetics and surgery.
  • Provide initial emergency care as required
  • Participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the theatre suite, sharing knowledge and information and supporting colleagues, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives.

Skills & Experience

  • RGN or Registered ODP (HCPC)
  • Anaesthetics course
  • Extensive experience in a similar role
  • Mentorship course or willingness to undertake the course
  • Airway Management and care of the unconscious the patient
  • Knowledge of different emergency situations

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

You will also actively participate as a member of a team to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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