Lead Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics & Recovery

Location: Dorchester

Salary: £39,632 to £39,632

This is a full time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern to meet the needs of the service.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration with anaesthetic and recovery room qualifications & competencies (essential)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (essential)
  • Ability to work as part of a team (essential)
  • ENB 998 and/or equivalent mentorship course (essential)
  • Ability to support and lead a team (essential)
  • Evidence of success in working in partnership with Consultants to explore and challenge existing practices while maintaining and enhancing the existing services and standards (essential)
  • ALS trained and competent (essential)
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills.

Duties of this role include:  

  • Provide skilled quality planned care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care by ensuring all team members deliver quality patient care by providing appropriate clinical and managerial leadership throughout the department.
  • To support, co-ordinate and actively assist in the clinical leadership of the anaesthetic and recovery teams, providing a level of clear expertise to support best practice.
  • To lead the theatre team, when required, in the absence of the theatre manager/deputy theatre manager.
  • To ensure that high standards of patient care and safety are consistently maintained at all times
  • To consistently work in accordance with national and Corporate policies and procedures

Salary & Benefits:

Competitive salary based on individual skills & experience
25 days annual leave (rising with length of service) plus public holidays
Life assurance
Discounted gym membership
Healthcare Medical plan
Dental plan

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