Theatre Practitioner – Theatre – Birmingham - Edgbaston

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Position – Theatre Practitioner – Theatre – Birmingham


Salary –£29,000
Hours –Full Time - 37.5 hours per week


Our clients have a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to their patients and staff. There clients mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people.

Our client has a vacancy for a Theatre Practitioner to join their professional Theatre department.

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This Theatre Practitioner role is for a 37.5 hours a week role.


As a Theatre Practitioner you should meet the following criteria:

·         Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration

·         Approved/recognised anaesthetic course.

·         Good interpersonal and communication skills

·         Ability to work as part of a team

·         Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills (desirable)

·         ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/33/A1 (desirable)

·         ILS (desirable)

·         ALS (desirable)

·         External Advanced Scrub Practitioner Course (desirable)


Theatre Practitioner role includes:

·         To provide quality planned care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care

·         To support and assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department

·         Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate anaesthetic, surgical and recovery equipment, drugs and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures incorporating various types of anaesthesia. To ensure the safe care of the patient during their perioperative phase of care.

·         Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patient’s identity and operative site against the supporting documentation, 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

·         Assist the anaesthetist in monitoring the patient’s condition throughout the procedure and continue during the immediate postoperative phase of care. Taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning.



As a Theatre Practitioner you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

·         Healthcare Scheme

·         Dental Plan

·         Childcare Vouchers

·         Staff Pension Scheme

·         25 days’ holiday per annum

·         Gym membership discount




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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