Theatre Practitioner- Recovery
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.
At The Wilmslow Hospital, we diagnose and treat a range of conditions using some of the most advanced technology in the region, from our 3T MRI scanner to our state-of-the-art laminar flow operating theatres.
The hospital is made up of 13 consultant rooms; a full diagnostic imaging suite; 2 operating theatres and a dedicated women’s health unit.
As the Theatre Practitioner (Recovery) you will be responsible for the total nursing care of individual patients within the recovery area and ensuring recovery criteria is adhered to before discharging patients. This will include preparing the recovery area, completing all post-surgery checks required and administering drugs as required.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week - working a mixture of earlies and long days, Across Monday - Saturday, with the facility opening between 06:00 - 22:00.
We offer an attractive and competitive salary that is 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
- Prepare the recovery area before patient arrival
- Completion of all post-operative checks
- Monitor vital signs and administering drugs as required
- Sign patients off for return to the ward
- Implements and evaluates patient care around infection control measures.
Skills & Experience
- RGN or ODP
- Post graduate experience in theatre recovery
- Experience of incubated patients
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.