Surgical First Assistant - Orthopaedics

Location Hertfordshire, England
Job-type Permanent
Salary £30000 - £38000 per annum
Contact Kate Kirwan
Email email Kate
Reference J344583
Date Published 19 days ago
Surgical First Assistant - Orthopaedics

At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with one of the UK's leading private hospitals groups who specialise in a range of medical and surgical interventions. They offer treatment across a whole range of specialties including General Surgery, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery and Orthopaedics. They have an available opportunity for a Surgical First Assistant to work in one of their hospital's based in Hertfordshire. If you think the position is right for you, let's talk!


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


Working alongside the Theatre Surgeon as a Surgical First Assistant 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 while assisting during the surgery. As a Surgical First Assistant 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:

• Have a valid NMC/HCPC registration
• Surgical First Assistant course complete
• Experience of working as a Surgical First Assistant and have Orthopaedic experience
• Be caring and compassionate with strong attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.
• Have excellent communication skills and be a good team player.


You will enjoy the following benefits:

• 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holiday
• Pension
• Free onsite car park
• Healthcare
• GP services
• Life Assurance
• Season Ticket Loan
• Eye Test
• Childcare Vouchers
• Gym Membership
• Continued professional development


Location: Hertfordshire
Job-Type: Permanent
Salary:£30,000 - £38,000


Apply now for a call back to discuss the role in more detail

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.