Do you specialise in either Orthopaedics, Scrub or Recovery but still want to work around your family or another part time role, then joining KIMS BANK and becoming part of our Theatre could be a great opportunity for you
Work as part of a team to ensure a high standard of clinical care and safety for patients within the theatre unit.
Main Responsibilities & duties of the Role
Work as part of a team to ensure a high standard of clinical care and safety for patients within the theatre unit. This may include working as an anaesthetic, scrub or recovery practitioner, or flexibly across all disciplines.
Undertake all safety checks to a high standard, documenting appropriately.
Assess patient care requirements independently and act as a resource for other staff. Implement patient care and evaluate outcomes.
Ensure the highest standards of infection prevention and control are carried out.
Ensure that all documentation relating to patient care is within the boundaries of the national and hospital guidelines for good record keeping.
Communicate effectively with other departments e.g. Sterile Services, Wards, Imaging Department to ensure effective and smooth running patient care.
Ensure that policies and procedures are followed.
Ensure patient confidentiality is maintained at all times.
Ensure that patients comfort, dignity and privacy are maintained at all times.
Ensure that all incidents/accidents/near misses are appropriately recorded and reported. Participate in investigations and implement changes to practice.
Ensure that own and practice of others is within an ethical and legal framework.
Maintain responsibility for own professional development.
Conduct self in a professional manner at all times and act as a role model for others.
Proactively participate in capturing revenue
Understand the Clinical Governance process and actively participate in all processes.
Participate in implementing and evaluating nationally set standards.
Work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues in order to facilitate cohesive teamwork.
Participate in performance reviews.
Registered Practitioner (RN or ODP).
Post-registration clinical experience as an anaesthetic, scrub or recovery theatre practitioner in an acute hospital (NHS or independent) for a minimum of two years.
Knowledge of clinical governance and its application.
Practical experience of change management.
Evidence of continuous professional development and its application.
Enthusiastic and passionate.