Theatre Practitioners - RN / Scrub / Recovery

Recruiter
NHS Professionals - Fl
Location
Harrogate
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 Apr 2021
Closes
07 May 2021
Ref
J11-A-21-30818
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Theatre Practitioners

Job Title and Grade: Scrub Nurses and Recovery Nurses Band 5

Location/Trust: Harrogate District Trust

Wards Covered: Maternity Theatres and Main Theatres

The Opportunity:

Do you want first choice of shifts at a Trust offering a range of highly specialist services to patients across North Yorkshire?

Do you want more flexibility and a better work-life balance?

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Theatre Practitioners, experienced within the fields of Anaesthetics, Scrub and Recovery to join the NHSP staff bank at Harrogate and District Trust.

You will have access to first choice of shifts to suit your lifestyle, with the opportunity to bring your skills to a leading trust, renowned for their friendly culture, person-centred care, specialist services and convenient location.

Based in the spa town of Harrogate, the Hospital boasts low waiting times, a newly renovated, state-of-the-art maternity suite and is home to the £9 million Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust employs more than 4,000 people, caring for a wide range of people providing essential hospital treatments as well as community health services

The Role:

Theatre Practitioners are key to the smooth running of each theatre. ODPs will work closely with Scrub Nurse to ensure that everything the Surgeons and Anaesthetists need each day is ready and available. ODPs will then assist in Theatre and make sure the patient has everything they may need post operatively.

You are expected to deliver safe quality care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care.

The post holder will be expected to have experience of working in Theatres in Scrub, Anaesthetics or Recovery and associated specialist qualification is essential. You will be able to show evidence of continuing professional development and hold a relevant degree.

As a Scrub Nurse you will assemble, check, prepare, and coordinate the use of surgical equipment, drugs and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures.

You will also act in the circulating role and assist in the safe transfer and positioning of the patient.

We are ideally looking for applicants with experience in the following remits:
  • Ophthalmology
  • Urology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Maternity


In return for your hard work NHSP can offer you some fantastic benefits: -
  • Competitive Pay Rates - currently incentivised to a rate higher than AFC Band 5
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust - Access to shifts before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle - Take control of when you want to work
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go - Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days - Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme


Skills/Responsibilities

To apply for this post, you will:
  • Have a minimum of 6 months paid experience as a Scrub Nurse at Band 5 level in an acute hospital / theatre environment within the last 2 years
  • Comply with NMC /HCPC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
  • Undertake nursing assessment and evaluation to enable development of appropriate plans of care based on the needs of the individual
  • Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients, ideally experienced within Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology and/or Urology but we are not limited to recruiting solely in these areas.
  • Ensure safe administration of drugs in accordance with NMC and HDFTpolicies
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with HDFT policy and NMC guidelines
  • Carry out nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and standards
  • Undertake regular mandatory training


Apply

Register today for various flexible shifts, you choose when you want to work.

For more information on the role or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Kerry Fox; Trust Recruitment Coordinator, via email Kerry.Fox@NHSprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don't have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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