Theatre Practitioner-Orthopaedic Scrub

Location Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Job-type Permanent
Salary £28000 - £35000 per annum
Contact Kate Kirwan
Email email Kate
Reference J344890
Date Published 10 days ago
Scrub Theatre Nurse- Orthopaedic Scrub
Newcastle

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, ENT, Gynaecology and Orthopaedics. They have an available opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join the Theatre team in one of their hospital's based near Newcastle. If you think the position is right for you, let's talk.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.


CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working alongside the Theatre Manager as a Scrub Nurse 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 Scrub Nurse you may also be assigned other ad hoc duties as required by senior members of staff.

REQUIREMENTS:

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

• Have a valid NMC/HCPC registration
• Experience of working as a Scrub Nurse or an ODP with Orthopaedic experience desirable
• Be a caring and compassionate nurse with strong attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.
• Have excellent communication skills and be a good team player.

REWARDS:

You will enjoy the following benefits:

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


DETAILS:

Location: Newcastle
Job-Type: Permanent
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000

CONTACT:

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


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.