Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

Location: Kent

Salary: £22,500 to £30,000

This post is for 37.5 hours per week

It is essential that applicants have the following:
• Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills

Desirable
• External Advanced Scrub Practitioner qualification.
• ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/33/A1

Duties of this role include:
• Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments and consumables
• The ability to coordinate the use of the supplies and additional equipment during an operating list
• Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patients identity and operative site against the supporting documentation, prior to the start of the procedure
• Complete mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure
• Monitor the patient’s condition throughout the procedure, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning
• Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient
• Monitor, order, receive and check stock items including prosthesis, equipment/instruments and drugs

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