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Theatre Practitioner - Recovery/Day Surgery vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC10586
Job location:
Devizes NHS Treatment Centre
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 3UF
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 23:59

Job Summary

We have a new opportunity for a Theatre Practitioner to join our multidisciplinary team at Devizes NHS Treatment Centre.

At Devizes we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the local and surrounding area. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible – helping you to get better, faster.

We offer day treatments across the following areas:

dental surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, endoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, joint replacements (outpatient assessment only), minor orthopaedic surgery, ophthalmology, and urology.

Responsible To

Theatre Manager

Key Responsibilities

As a Theatre Practitioner you will provide safe and effective clinical care, working closely with all disciplines to ensure the promotion of high standards fr patients during all aspects of the preoperative, peri-operative and postoperative pathway.

Key duties will include:

• Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care within your sphere of responsibility, having regard for the differing needs of sedation, anaesthesia, surgery and recovery
• Ensuring that the Recovery area is a clean and safe environment for the treatment of post-operative patients
• Keeping the Anaesthetist, Surgeon and Senior Clinical Lead up to date on patient’s condition when appropriate

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Extensive experience gained in an acute environment

Desirable:

• ALS
• Previous experience in pre-assessment

Qualifications

• NMC registered Nurse or HCPC Operating Department Practitioner

Additional Information

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

For more information about the centre, please visit http://www.devizestreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/ or call Sonia Sanghvi on 0118 052 1921.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

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