Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetic
About The Facility:
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.
Rated as 'outstanding' by the CQC, the London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City, Canary Wharf and Kent.
With 160 beds, 22 ICU beds and 10 operating theatres we offer our patients exceptional treatment across a multitude of acute and complex care, and have use of the latest technologies and healthcare innovations.
As the Theatre Practitioner in Anaesthetics, responsible and accountable for providing high quality clinical assistance to the Anaesthetist and supporting the Senior Anaesthetics Practitioner.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week – working earlies and lates.
The attractive and competitive salary for this role is between £33,037 - £36,000 (with a 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.
Adhere to the procedures for the use of supplies, ordering requirements for the Department as directed by line manager.
Ensure the accurate collection of data in relation to theatre activity.
To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act and its amendments.
Maintain the safe custody, handling of drugs in accordance with hospital policy.
To undertake such duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade and the needs of the service.
Participate in the reporting of incidents and comply with any ensuing investigations.
Skills & Experience:
RGN or registered OPD
Evidence of on-going professional development
Advanced Life Support (desirable)
Post-registration qualification in a surgical field (desirable)
Mentorship qualification (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.