Anaesthetics Theatre Practitioner

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Pay
£ 33000 - 37000 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
25 Jun 2020
Closes
22 Dec 2020

Job Description


As the Theatre Practitioner, you will be accountable for providing high quality clinical assistance to the Anaesthetist during surgical procedures. You will ensure that professional and national standards are met in accordance to the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), Health Professions Council (HPC) and HCA's Code of Conduct.

You will also be responsible for assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating programmes of care for patients undergoing surgical procedures and will need to prepare the Anaesthetic room according to the individual needs of the patient and Anaesthetist.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Maintain the safe custody, handling of drugs in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Participate in the reporting of incidents and comply with any ensuing investigations.

Skills & Experience

  • RGN or registered OPD
  • Anaesthetics course
  • Evidence of on-going professional development
  • Mentorship course or willingness to undertake the course
  • Airway Management and care of the unconscious the patient
  • Effective communication and ability to maintain accurate documentation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of different emergency situations

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV and ideally with a cover letter.

Ref: 5766

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