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Scrub Practitioner - Ophthalmic vacancy

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North East London ISTC
Greater London
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Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 23:59

Scrub Practitioner (Ophthalmic)
North East London
Competitive Salary

I am currently recruiting for an Scrub Practitioner (Ophthalmic) to undertake all aspects of clinical work in the theatre area and provide a high standard of patient care and safety in accordance with Care UK’s philosophy, objectives, policies and legal requirements.

Care UK provide modern, GP services & treatment centres for the NHS, Prison services and mental health & learning disability services, this role sits in our North East London hospital.

Key Responsibilities:
• To be responsible for the cleaning and disinfection of the theatre and equipment, in between, and after the daily theatre cases.
• To participate in the management of infection control within the department.
• To be responsible for the “total patient” in your care during the peri-operative phase.
• To understand and execute the correct procedures for ordering, receiving and transfer of blood and blood products as well as blood conservation.
• To act as the advocate for the patient during the intra-operative phase and understand the patient depending on the theatre staff for:
o maintaining privacy and confidentiality
o preventing injuries
o preventing sepsis

Key Skills:
• NMC Registered Nurse Part 1
• Relevant theatre experience as a scrub practitioner.
• Evidence of competence as a scrub practitioner
• Effective management of all resources especially financial and human.
• Knowledge of current research, key issues and development in theatre practice.
• Knowledge of Health & Safety/Risk Management within the operating department.
• Demonstrates knowledge of change management.
• Organisational and management skills within a team.

If you are looking to join an energetic and vibrant organisation that truly makes a difference to people’s lives on a daily basis, please either apply for the role or contact Martyn Kingsbury on 0118 952 1921

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