Scrub Theatre Practitioner - Sheffield

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Job Title:  Scrub Theatre Practitioner - Orthopaedics - Sheffield


Location:  Sheffield

Hours - Full Time Permanent

Salary - up to £36500 dependent upon experience

Dept.:   Operating Theatres  

Reporting to:  Theatre Manager


My client is currently looking for Scrub Theatre Practitioners to join their team.  


To assist in the assessment and implementation of patient care needs within the Operating

department  and  ensure  all  patients  are  treated  in  a  professional  manner  and  that

confidentiality is adhered to. You will be required to provide skilled assistance to surgeons in

line with the First Assistant role without direct supervision, and to demonstrate  procedures

to and supervise qualified and unqualified staff as required and appropriate.


To  participate  as  a  scrubbed  and  circulating  member  of  the  Theatre  team  during

surgical  procedures  and  carry  out  the  necessary  safety  checks  as  laid  down  by

the Hospital Policy and Procedure and the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

To  assist  in the preparation  of,  clearing and  cleaning of  the  theatres in  accordance

with the daily operating lists.

To demonstrate an understanding of and use of specialist equipment.

To  ensure  that  agreed  stock  levels  are  maintained  and  consumption  levels  are

monitored and utilised effectively.

To participate in on-call duties to provide the hospital with 24 hour cover.

Provide surgical assistance to surgeons when required.


To ensure the communication of relevant information to appropriate persons.

To promote and maintain good interpersonal relationships with all members of the

Theatre team and with other departments within the hospital.

To  assist  with  the  instruction  of  new  staff  and  demonstration  of  procedures  and



To attend in-service training programmes.

To keep abreast of  new developments within the Operating department to maintain

professional awareness.

To  teach  Theatre  nursing  skills  to  new  and  junior  members  of  staff  where


To discuss and promote innovative procedures involving patient care.


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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