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Date Added: Wed 27/04/2022

Lead Theatre Nurse / ODP (Scrub)

Hatfield, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £38000 - £45000/annum excellent benfits

Lead Theatre Nurse / ODP (Scrub)

Location: North of Watford - Hertfordshire

Position: Scrub

Care Categories: Theatre / Scrub

Salary: £38,000 - £45,000 - negotiable depending on experience

Hours: Full time 37.5

Contract type: Permanent

About the service: We are delighted to be recruiting for a Lead Theatre Nurse ODP to join our highly reputable private healthcare provider in their bright and vibrant private hospital just north of Watford in Hertfordshire. The hospital is ideally situated within easy reach of Hatfield, St Albans, Stevenage, Watford, North London and throughout Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Scrub Nurse / ODP to join a leading, forward-thinking private hospital in their expanding hospital north of Watford. The hospital offers a range of services including specialist rehabilitation physiotherapy and outpatient diagnostic facilities including fast-track access to X-ray, MRI, CT and ultrasound. The hospital has recently invested into the latest facilities and services and now offers a full range of surgical procedures and treatments. This role would consist of working with 1 of the 3 operating theatres. You will be reporting to the theatre manager and acting in his place when he is absent.

About the role:

You will be working with Scrub Lead as part of our Theatre team and will be responsible for:

To provide exemplary planned care for patients within the perioperative department and to assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Scrub Team in the operating department across a range of clinical specialities (multi-disciplinary)

Co-ordinate the department when allocated and troubleshoot any issues to ensure the smooth running of the department.

Discuss, agree and explain the responsibilities for the assessment of patients including their needs and any associated risks.

Plan, delivery and evaluate care to meet patient's health and wellbeing, keeping within policies and procedures inline for the highest quality clinic outcomes

Effective verbal and written commination with patients and colleagues, with customer service standards front of mind

Working well independently and within a team; motivate lead sisters/charge nurses and coordinators in the management and organisation of care provision within the operating department

Who we're looking for;

Be NMC / HCPC registered- your pin must not have any restrictions or conditions

Eligibility to live and work in the UK

Experience in clinical hospital settings

At least 4 years working within Scrub

Experience working in a busy environment under minimal supervision

Experience in orthopaedics, hip arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty and anterior cruciate ligaments reconstruction is desirable


Employees are offered a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays

Excellent career progression opportunities

On-going training and career development

Free Birthday Meal as well and a Christmas and Easter Gift

Discount Portal including Blue Light Card

Friends and Family discount of 15% (including yourself)

Wellbeing and Mental health Support - and Employee Assistance Program

Annual Flue Vaccination

Eye Care Contribution

Contributory Pension Scheme

Private Medical Insurance

Life assurance

Free Parking

Person Specification: All applicants must have a valid HCPC / NMC registered with no restrictions and full eligibility to live and work in the UK. With at least 4 years scrub experience.

For more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Simran Bhatti on (phone number removed) or send a copy of your CV to (url removed)

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