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Theatre Scrub Practitioner

About the Facility:

The Lister Hospital and its outpatient centres are located in the heart of Chelsea, and have consistently provided care and treatment in London for over 30 years. We offer access to leading consultants from London's top teaching hospitals and contemporary treatment, with several highly specialised units including fertility, gastroenterology and cardiology.
With 57 beds across three floors, we offer a specialised service, bespoke to our patient’s needs. Our six-bed critical care unit provides dedicated specialised care to seriously ill patients with a range of surgical or medical conditions. 

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 £32,270 - £35,855 (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 General and/or Ortho cases

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 Scrub Practitioner


Published on 22 Oct 2020