Senior Theatre Practitioner - Ayrshire

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Position – Senior Theatre Practitioner - Ayrshire
Salary – £21,028
Hours – Full Time 

Our client has a vacancy in Ayrshire for a Senior Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Theatre department. This role is offered on a permanent, part time basis at 30 hours per week.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:
Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration.
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.
External/ Internal Advanced Scrub Practitioner Qualification.


ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/33/A1
Management qualification

Duties of this role include:
Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical and recovery equipment, and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures.

The ability to coordinate the use of the supplies and equipment during an operating list and in the immediate post operative phase of care ensuring the equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner
Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, and the WHO checklist prior to the start of the anaesthetic and prior to the start of the procedure.
Complete mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure
Proactively monitor the patient’s level of discomfort/pain and take appropriate actions to ensure the patient is comfortable.
Administer drugs and fluids to the appropriate GHG policy
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.

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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