Theatre Practitioner - Recovery (Bank)

BMI Healthcare
12 Jul 2017
25 Jul 2017
Contract Type
BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK - and to do that, we need exceptional people.

BMI Healthcare's Soutch Cheshire Hospital in Crewe has a vacancy for a Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Theatre department.

This role is offered on a Bank basis, with shifts offered on an "as and when required" basis. To cover periods of leave and to supplement staff during busy times.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

* Registered Practitioner with NMC registration
* Good interpersonal and communication skills
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills (desirable)
* ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/D33/A1 (desirable)
* ALS (desirable)

Duties of this role include:

* Assemble, prepare and check the appropriate recovery equipment, consumables and drugs to ensure appropriate and safe care of the patient during the immediate post operative phase of care
* The ability to coordinate the use of the supplies and additional equipment during the immediate postoperative phase of care ensuring the equipment is used appropriately and safely.
* Assist the Anaesthetist during the immediate postoperative phase of care as and when required.
* Monitor the patient's condition throughout the phase of care, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning.
* Proactively monitor the patient's level of discomfort/pain and take appropriate actions to ensure the patient is comfortable.
* Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

If you are committed to delivering excellence in patient care and would like to work for an organisation that values its staff, patients and consultants, we would like to hear from you. To be considered for this role, please complete our brief online application form and we will be in touch within 14 days of the closing date.