Surgical First Assistant - Hampshire

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Position- Surgical First Assistant - Theatres – Portsmouth (Hampshire)


Salary – upon application
Hours –Full Time

My Client is looking for a skilled Surgical First Assistant/Advanced Scrub Practitioner to join their Theatre Team.

Key Responsibilities:

• To provide skilled assistance under the direction and supervision of a consultant surgeon during surgery cases

• To act as a theatre practitioner undertaking an advanced role within the theatre setting

• To work as a pro-active effective member of the multidisciplinary team, by providing expert skills in the planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care

• Undertake clinical procedures such as catheterisation, venepuncture and IV cannulation

• To facilitate the collaboration between nursing and other professionals to ensure a planned and co-ordinated approach to the delivery of healthcare


Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:

To be successful in the role of Surgical First Assistant you will have:

  • Relevant Surgical First Assistant qualification
  • Relevant experience as an Advanced Scrub Practitioner
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload within the department
  • NMC Registered Nurse Part 1/ODP

Key Words – Senior Theatre Practitioner, ODP, Surgical First Assistant, Advanced Scrub Practitioner

For more information please contact Zoe Allen at Pulse Jobs on 07918 720922 alternatively please forward your CV to


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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