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Theate Practitioner - Scrub (General/Plastics)

About The Facility: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.

Job Description:

The post-holder is responsible and accountable for providing high quality clinical assistance to the Surgeon during surgical procedures.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating programmes of care for patients undergoing surgical procedures.
You would be working to prepare equipment and instruments according to the individual needs of the patient and Surgeon, as well as involvement with the updating of Surgeon preference cards.

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 a salary of between £32,270 - £35,855 and 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:
Assessing, planning, delivering and evaluation of peri-operative patient care
Working with members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team following local protocols and standards
Awareness of the effective management of resources within the department
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
Provide assistance in clinical/ operative procedures
Provide initial emergency care as required

Skills & Experience:
RGN or registered OPD
Experience in Scrub - General/Plastics
Evidence of on-going professional development
Advanced Life Support (desirable)

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.

Theate Practitioner - Scrub (General/Plastics)

HCA International

Published on 18 Sep 2020