Theatre Practitioner - Multi Disciplined

Location: Bedfordshire

Salary: £33,150 to £33,150

This post is for 37.5 hours per week 

Applicants should have the following:


  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Scrub nurse experience


  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills
  • ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/33/A1
  • Anaesthetic / recovery experience
  • Approved/recognised anaesthetic course
  • External Advanced Scrub Practitioner Course

Duties of this role include:

  • To be a competent scrub nurse having adequate knowledge of theatre techniques and Consultant requirements
  • To ensure that comprehensive preparation is made prior to each case/list, ensuring there is adequate instrumentation and consumable items
  • To be proficient in using aseptic techniques at all times
  • To use the correct procedure for checking swabs, needles and instruments etc. and immediately reporting any discrepancies to the surgeon and nurse in charge
  • To follow the hospital policy for the administration of medicines
  • To follow the hospital procedure for the safe collection, billing and storage of specimens
  • To have knowledge of location of instruments, consumables and equipment
  • To have working knowledge of all equipment used within the theatre

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