Senior Theatre Practitioner Anaesthetics - Cheadle

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Position – Senior Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics – Cheshire


Salary – £35,000
Hours – Full Time


Our client has a vacancy for a Senior Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics to join their team of staff.


Working hours:   
This is a full time role for 37.5 hours a week.


Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration
  • Approved/recognised anaesthetic course.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to support and lead  a team
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills
  • Evidence of working in partnership with Consultants to explore and challenge existing practices while maintaining and enhancing services and standards.
  • ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/33/A1 (desirable)
  • Management qualification (desirable)
  • ILS (desirable)
  • ALS (desirable)
  • PILS (desirable)
  • Enhanced Anaesthetic module (desirable)
  • Previous experience at Senior level (desirable)


Duties of this role include:

  • To support, coordinate and actively assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department while managing a delegated team.
  • Provide quality planned care for patients during their perioperative phase of care by ensuring all team members deliver quality patient care by providing appropriate clinical and managerial leadership.
  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate anaesthetic equipment, drugs and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures incorporating various types of anaesthesia.
  • The ability to coordinate the use of the supplies and equipment during an operating list ensuring the equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner
  • Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patients identity and operative site against the supporting documentation, prior to the start of the anaesthetic
  • Assist the Anaesthetist throughout the perioperative phase on care
  • Assist the anaesthetist in monitoring the patient’s condition throughout the procedure, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning.



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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