1st Assistant Scrub Practitioner - Essex

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Position – 1st Assistant Scrub Practitioner
Location – Essex
Ref – ZA1stAss
Salary - £34 - £38k depending on skill set
Hours – Full Time Permanent – Monday to Sat 8.30am - 8pm (most lists are up until 5.30pm)
Pattern – Long Days, Morning or Afternoon shifts.  Rota 4 weeks in advance.


My client is currently looking for a Scrub 1st Assistant to join their existing team in their theatre department which consists of 3 theatres, 1 Endoscopy suite and Sterile Services.

The unit covers Orthopaedics General Surgery Vascular Plastics Bariatrics Gynae Opthamology Spinal Urology and ENT.

The successful candidate must have the 1st Assistant Certificate or Advanced Scrub experience. You must have also scrubbed on all areas covered as above.

Job Purpose 
To provide exemplary planned care for patients requiring perioperative intervention while managing a team. 
To  ensure  the  team  delivers  effective  patient  care  by  providing  appropriate  clinical  and  managerial leadership, maximising effective theatre utilisation.

Overall Responsibilities 
Develop practice in the assessment of health and well being needs. 
Develop practice in addressing individual’s health and well being needs. 
Provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information. 
Develop knowledge and practice in own area of work. 
Develops a working environment and culture that actively improves health, safety and security. 
Develop and improve services, through audit and evidence based research 
Improve quality. 
Enable people to exercise their rights and promote their equality and diversity. 
Lead others in the development of knowledge, ideas and work practices. 
Plan, allocate, assess and provide feedback to team members. 
Maintain and support the effective use of physical and financial resources. 
Plan,  monitor  and  quality  assure  the  application  of  technology  for measurement,  monitoring  and 
Undertake Human Resource activities for all team members.

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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