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Theatre Practitioner

About the Facility:
Situated in the heart of London's world-renowned medical district, The Princess Grace Hospital is recognised as one of the best-equipped multidisciplinary private hospitals in the capital. Our dedicated and highly trained team is committed to delivering an exemplary standard of clinical care across all specialties.

The Princess Grace Hospital has 127 registered beds, including 90 inpatient, 21 day case, 8 endoscopy, an urgent care unit and a Level 3 intensive care unit containing 9 beds, with 24-hour consultant cover and a high dependency unit. The hospital also has a several specialised centres, including; The London Breast Institute, recognised as one of the best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres in the UK; the London Digestive Centre, a highly specialised outpatient facility offering diagnoses and treatments for all conditions of the stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts; and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to sport and exercise medicine.

Job Description:
As a Theatre Practitioner (Scrub) you will be responsible for assisting the Surgeon with patient care throughout their surgical procedure. You will prepare equipment and instruments and making sure they are all accounted for at the end of surgery, ensuring the ongoing sterility of the operating theatre and that the national standard are met in accordance to the NMC, HPC and HCA’s Code of Conduct. You will also be involved in the mentoring of junior members of the team.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week (Early & Late shifts, On Call and weekends)

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is between £33,037 - £36,708 (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:
Prepare equipment and instruments according to the individual needs of the patient and Surgeon
Involvement with the updating of Surgeon preference cards
Ensure all equipment and instruments are accounted for at the end of surgery
Work closely with Sterile Services to ensure effective decontamination of equipment and instruments
Maintain a sterile environment within the operating theatre

Skills & Experience:
Registered RGN or ODP
Extensive experience at a similar level
Ideally have experience scrubbing for Ortho/Urology/General

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.

Theatre Practitioner

London
Permanent

Published on 14 Feb 2020