Scrub Nurse

Location Essex, England
Job-type Permanent
Salary £28000 - £34000 per annum
Contact Clara Bowe
Email email Clara
Reference J343070
Scrub Nurse

At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with a leading private hospital group with locations across the UK. They currently offer treatment to patients undergoing medical and surgical interventions across a range of specialities. Their hospitals are able to offer the most complex surgeries across Orthopaedics, Bariatrics, General Surgery, Vascular, Plastics, Gynae, Ophthalmology, Spinal, Urology and ENT, with exceptional aftercare both inpatient and outpatient. They have an available opportunity for a scrub nurse to join the orthopaedic theatre team.

The overall responsibility within this role is to work assist the surgical team by donning sterile masks, gloves and gowns as well as aid the physician by passing instruments during surgery.

Working alongside the Theatre Manager as a Theatre Practitioner you will be responsible for assessing, planning and implementing the right standards of care to all patients who are undergoing surgical procedures. Your day to day will involve preparing the equipment and instruments according to the needs of the patient and the surgeon's specifications, updating the surgeon's preference cards, ensuring all equipment is checked prior to use, reporting any faults immediately and working as part of a cohesive team. As a Theatre Practitioner you may also be assigned other ad hoc duties as required by senior members of staff.


To be eligible for the role, you will need to:

• At least 1 year experience working as a Theatre Nurse or an Operating Department Practitioner with relevant registration.
• Competency scrubbing across a range of specialties
• Have the ability adapt easily to a new working environment and being a member of a new team dynamic.
• Have innate attention to detail and a strong ability to work well under pressure.
• Have excellent communication skills considering the type of environment you will be working in
• Competency across a range of healthcare based computer programmes


You will enjoy the following benefits:

• Holiday entitlement
• Pension
• Healthcare
• GP services
• Life Assurance
• Season Ticket Loan
• Eye Test
• Childcare Vouchers
• Gym Membership
• Continued professional development


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.