Senior Scrub Practitioner

Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £36000 - £47000 per annum
Contact Clara Bowe
Email email Clara
Reference J345427
Date Published 21 days ago
Senior Scrub Practitioner
London


At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered a private London based client that offers world class treatment to patients across a range of Medical and Surgical specialties both inpatients and outpatient. Located in a beautiful, leafy district of London they work to provide the best in private healthcare & NHS services and facilities. They have an available opportunity for a Senior Scrub Practitioner to join the theatre team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Senior Scrub Practitioner you will deliver safe quality care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care. You will carry out scrub practitioner duties according to policies and procedures, contributing to quality improvement, and promoting best evidence based practice at all times.

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working alongside the Theatre Manager working as a senior scrub 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. As a senior scrub practitioner will have a strong ability to plan ahead and co-ordinate the use of supplies, ensuring everything is used appropriately and safely. You will monitor the patient's condition throughout the procedure and communicate effectively when required with other colleagues involved in the procedure. You will be responsible for coordinating all mandatory checks prior to surgery, during and pre wound closure. Part of your role as a senior scrub practitioner is also being responsible for stock control, drug of fluid administration, ensuring accidents or complaints are recorded accurately and contributing to implementing changes in policy or procedure.

REQUIREMENTS:

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

• 3+years' experience working in Theatre as a Scrub Nurse or ODP
• Be competent across a range of specialities with a varied patient mix but exposure to orthopaedics, colorectal and hepatobiliary would be desirable
• Have a strong ability to be a mentor to junior members of staff and the ability to delegate when required.
• Have an innate attention to detail and a strong ability to work well under pressure.

REWARDS:

You will enjoy the following benefits:

• Holiday entitlement-27 days plus bank holidays
• Pension-including continuation of NHS pension if required.
• Healthcare
• Season Ticket Loan
• Childcare Vouchers
• Discounts on retail
• Continued professional development

THE DETAILS:

Location:London
Job-Type:Permanent
Salary:£36,000-£47,000

CONTACT:

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TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.