At BMI Healthcare we aim to be a magnet for the best healthcare professionals - we know that having the right team and keeping them highly motivated is essential to delivering our very high standards of patient care, and to the continued growth and success of our business.
As a result of this on-going growth we have a number of exciting opportunities available for experienced Theatre Practitioners to join the team at The Bishops Wood Hospital in Northwood, Greater London close to Rickmansworth.
The Bishops Wood Hospital is an acute surgical hospital with 42 beds and is able to perform a wide range of minor to complex operations across a number of specialties including Cardiology, Cosmetic Surgery, ENT, General Surgery, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics and Urology. It houses 3 theatres including a fully equipped Endoscopy Suite whilst also offering a full range of outpatient services and a sector leading oncology ward.
We are therefore looking for people who share BMI’s belief in providing the highest standards of perioperative care for patients to join the team.
Typical responsibilities will include:
Supporting care provision in the Operating Department by providing quality planned patient care during the perioperative phase for a varied range of procedures
Completing mandatory surgical checks during all phases of the procedure
Monitoring the patient’s condition throughout, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through meticulous contingency planning
Promoting best practice applying all legislation, policies and procedures correctly
Acting as a role model and mentor develop junior staff
Desired Skills and Experience:
We’re looking for experienced Theatre Practitioners, ODPs or Scrub Nurses who have a current NMC or HPC registration. Whether your experience is in Anaesthetics, Recovery and/or Scrub, you must be proficient in using aseptic techniques at all times for a variety of acute general surgical procedures, and be National Care Standards compliant. Possessing strong interpersonal skills you will be able to communicate and work well with your team and have strong verbal and numerical literacy skills.
As a Theatre Practitioner at BMI Bishops Wood Hospital, you’ll get to enjoy working as part of a close-knit and friendly team in a calm and supportive environment. You will be working alongside leading consultants on a variety of surgical procedures using some of the latest technology in the healthcare sector.
In return BMI Healthcare will offer ongoing training and development to the successful applicant via our dedicated in-house BMI Academy. In addition to a very competitive starting salary employee benefits also include Private Health Insurance, Childcare Vouchers, Staff Pension Scheme, 25 days annual leave + bank holidays – and many more discounts and incentives via our Perks at Work scheme.