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Bureau Theatre Practitioner





Category:Nursing & Midwifery

Closing Date:02/03/2018

About the facility

Develop your nursing career with HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016

HCA Healthcare UK operates 6 world-class hospitals across the capital, including The Harley Street Clinic, The Lister Hospital, London Bridge Hospital, The Portland Hospital, The Princess Grace Hospital and The Wellington Hospital. We also run HCA Laboratories and are growing via our expanding joint ventures divisions, including partnering with the NHS. Our primary purpose is to provide exceptional care delivered with compassion and kindness, using state-of-the-art technology operated by expert, dedicated teams.

Bureau nurses are permanent, contracted nurses that work across all of our facilities/hospitals, choosing the clinical specialties, hours and shifts that best suit them. Bureau nurses have an ‘annualised hours’ contract, with the benefits of a flexible working pattern.

Job Description

This role closes on the 02nd March 2018.

As a member of our Bureau Theatres team, you could be working in any one of our fantastic HCA Hospitals - Central London; depending on where there is a need. The Theatre Practitioner will be working as part of a team of theatre practitioners, specialising with a wide range of procedures from Ortho, Gynae, Cardiac and Neuro. You will ensure a high standard of clinical care and safety for patients within the theatre unit. 

Full and Part-time contracts are available, with flexible working patterns.

The Salary Range for this role is £31,630 - £35,822 with additional shift enhancements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assessing, planning, delivering and evaluation of peri-operative patient care

  • Working with members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team following local protocols and standards

  • Ensure all equipment is checked prior to use and any faults reported to the Theatre Co-ordinator immediately

  • 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

Skills and Experience

  • RGN or ODP with valid NMC/HCPC Registration

  • Experience in surgical practice

  • Effective Communication

  • Knowledge about surgical equipment.

  • Team worker

  • Positive attitude

About the Individual

The successful candidate must be adaptable as they will be required to work across all of our facilities on a flexible basis. Demonstrating the experience to work within the high standards required, with the skills to work as part of a team is essential. Finally, they will have a passion for customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional customer experience.