Operating Department Practitioner Anaesthetics

Pulse Nursing
Liverpool, England
£26869 - £32370 per annum
09 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Alice Cartwright
Nursing Field
Job Type
Part Time

An exciting opportunity for an Operating Department Practitioner specialising in Anaesthetics has arisen at this pregnancy advisory service in Liverpool. My client is looking for a dynamic and hardworking ODP Anaesthetics from a private or NHS setting to join this team on a part-time basis. You will be working within the operating department providing specialist planned care for patients undergoing anaesthetic and surgical procedures.

The benefits of this Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) include:

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • 34 days annual leave pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Comprehensive training and development

As ODP Anaesthetics you will have experience relevant to your qualification including an active HPC registration. The ideal candidate for this position will be confident working in fast paced and high-pressured environment with minimal supervision. You will be expected to deliver high standards of care and promote the safety and well-being of patients at all times. You will have experience working in a similar role and be confident supervising and supporting clinical staff in the delivery of care.

You will be responsible for:

  • Offering specialist assistance to the anaesthetist
  • Assisting in the safe movement of patients throughout the operating department
  • Completing the operating department register as required
  • Undertaking counts of swabs, instruments and needles in conjunction with members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Adhering to infection control policies and make every effort to maintain high standards
  • Assisting with the positioning of the client before, after and during the surgical procedure
  • Ensuring relevant sections of the surgery checklist are completed before and after the procedure
  • Leading or assisting with emergency procedures including resuscitation

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Registered Practitioner with relevant experience & registration (ODP)
  • Anaesthetics course & 6 months minimum experience working within anaesthetics
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Up to date clinical experience
  • Current and valid registration with the HCPC and a legal right to work in the UK

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