Orthopaedic Scrub Nurse
One of UK`s leading private orthopaedic and sports injury clinics in London are looking for a Orthopaedic Scrub Nurses to join them
You will be part of a dedicated theatre team, working from a state-of-the-art facility in London’s West End, and providing comprehensive care to perioperative patients who have undergone day surgery. Along with the rest of the theatre team, you will share responsibility for the management and organisation of the operating department, helping to ensure smooth, timely and efficient processes and procedures within a safe environment. You will promote safeguarding and risk management in respect of patients, employees and visitors.
Reporting to the Theatre Manager, you will be part of a scrub team working closely with anaesthetic and recovery colleagues. This is a day care centre with operating theatres dedicated to orthopaedic surgery.
Key Performance Indicators
- Patient satisfaction.
- Clinical quality indicators (such as infection rates).
- Tight maintenance of par stock levels to minimise stock wastage.
- Ensure the achievement of 100% revenue capture. Core Responsibilities
- Deliver first class, patient care.
- Contribute to continuous quality improvement.
- Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of yourself and others.
- Promote evidence based on best practice.
- Ensure strict adhesion to legislation, policies and procedures.
- Respect the patient’s dignity, privacy, wishes and beliefs
Assessing, planning, delivering and evaluation of peri-operative patient care. This will include:
Prepare patients for clinical/ operative procedures
Provide assistance in clinical/ operative procedures
Providing initial emergency care as required.
Working with members of the multi-disciplinary Theatre team following local protocols and standards.
Ensuring that the patient’s comfort, dignity and privacy are maintained at all times
Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical instruments and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures incorporating various types of surgery prior to use and any faults reported to the Theatre Manager immediately
Coordinate the use of supplies and equipment during the operating list, ensuring the equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner
Monitor, order, receive and check stock items including consumables, equipment and drugs.
Promote and ensure an environment conducive to the continuing prevention and control of infection for all staff, patients and visitors.
Ensure any accidents or complaints are fully documented and that the appropriate manager is informed.
Maintain the safe custody, handling of drugs in accordance with company policy
Participate in education, training and development of other staff.
Actively contribute to changes in practice and policies when changes have arisen which may follow an audit, complaint or newly issued guidance.
Adhere to all company policies and procedures as well as NMC and/or or HPC Codes of Practice
Undertaking any other duties as required by the line manager.
- Valid NMC registration , Enhanced DBS on the update service , 6 months experience in working in the UK as a scrub nurse.
Right to work , Proof of Degree certificate.