Scrub Practitioners - NHS - Essex

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Position – Scrub Practitioners – NHS - Essex
Location – Essex
Hours – Full Time or Part Time  - Permanent
Salary – Band 5

A full job spec is available upon request.

My client is a NHS Trust who are currently recruiting in their Theatre and  Day  Stay  Unit .  They are a dynamic, friendly, supportive,  busy  department  currently  undergoing  new  and  exiting 
challenges  with  several  new  projects  underway  to  enhance  the  patient  experience. 
Consequently we are expanding our staffing levels and are looking to recruit band 5 
Staff Nurses /ODP for Scrub.

My client will also look at applications from Student Nurses about to qualify. All staff recruited will be provided with a mentor and preceptorship given until staff feel confident and competent in their new role.

Job Summary 
The Day Surgery Service & Main Theatre Service are now managed into one team.  The service has two sites delivering care at two Hospitals.

The Trust has a busy in  –patient block comprising of 7 Theatres, 5 Day Stay Unit Theatres as well as 2 Maternity Theatres and ECT suite, supporting 24 hours a day, 7 days a  week activity profile, with all disciplines other than neurology carried out at the Hospital.

The Day Surgery Service is completely nurse led when working in areas such as pre assessment and discharge. It caters for adult paediatric and special needs patients,  and has overnight facilities, the site functions as a stand -alone unit (there are no inpatient facilities on-site). 

Patients having surgery in the main operating theatres are cared for within the service, as are patients transferred from A&E and other areas of the hospital. Inpatients can be cared for prior to transfer to  an inpatient ward when there is need.

1st/ 2nd Level Registered Nurse
MTO 2 Level 2
Education Certificates
ENB183 or equivalent
ENB 998 / teaching qualification or TDLB or evidence of working towards
Post registration qualification or clinical practice without direct clinical supervision ideally, within anaesthetics.
Post registration qualification in theatre practice or with relevant level of clinical experience demonstrating ability to work without clinical supervision in a specialist area of theatre.

Job related experience
Experience of working across theatre specialities
Evidence of working in a supervisory capacity in clinical area
Working clinically as the senior person in a speciality during an operative procedure or in anaesthetics, recovery.

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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