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Theatre Practitioner

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Sector 1, Sector 2

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    42000

  • Contact:

    Lenka Kullacova

  • Contact email:

    jobs@londonstaffingsolutions.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-02

OVERALL OBJECTIVES

To provide a clinical care in order to care for patients in the operating theatre environment with the highest possible standard. To actively contribute to clinical practice and duties as required. To maximise the theatre utilisation and maintain clinical standards.

ROLE

  • Participate fully as a team member, sharing knowledge and information and supporting colleagues to support a cohesive team and achievement of team objectives. 

  • Demonstrate through a holistic approach to care and day to day clinical issues, an understanding of evidence based practice. 

  • To liaise with Surgeons regarding procedures and requirements.

  • To assist/scrub with various types of cosmetic surgical procedures.

  • To assist in pre-operative care of the patient. 

  • To be responsible for clinical stock control and ordering.

  • Liaison with outside suppliers and manufacturers..

  • Participate in the Out of hours on call rota. 

  • Follow up care and advice is provided to patients.

  • Patient safety is maintained as a key priority, and in line with CQC requirements. 

  • A high standard of professionalism and standards is maintained at all times. 

  • Liaise with the Theatre Co-ordinator  

 

CLINICAL 

  • Promote partnership with patients and promote their right to informed choice and support their ability to self-care.

  • Promote effective communications with members of the multi-disciplinary team, using their contributions effectively in the delivery of care and the service. 

  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the operating theatre environment.

  • Demonstrate technical skills ensuring adherence to local policies.

  • Conduct clinical supervision of nurses the clinical team.

  • Conduct clinical audits which will link into the clinical effectiveness and clinical governance strategy.

  • Participate in the collection of audit and research data as required. Identify areas where local audit is required and conduct the audit.  

  • Ensure that nursing records are correctly maintained.

  • Ensure equipment and other supplies are in stock.

  • Ensure maintenance of equipment and any faults are reported and dealt with.

  • Ensure Adverse Incidents are reported and incident form completed in accordance with company policy.

  • To record and investigate complaints in accordance with company policy.

  • To ensure compliance with CQC standards and to ensure the clinical areas and team are meeting safety and regulatory guidelines as mandated by the clinic and other governing agencies.

 

MANAGERIAL

  • Provide direction and support to junior colleagues within the team in the delivery of the service,

  • Act as a clinical role model, demonstrating both a high level of expertise in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care.

  • Contribute and participate in the process of setting goals and benchmarking standards of care. Develop tools to improve the quality of the service.

  • Contribute to the development of clinical practice, with regards to national recommendations, communicating this to junior colleagues in a positive manner in order to maintain a consistent, motivated focus. 

  • The management of risk is the responsibility of everyone and will be achieved within a progressive, honest and open environment.  

  • The post holder is responsible for ensuring that all duties and responsibilities of this post are carried out in compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Statutory Regulations and TPC Policies and Procedures. This will be supported by the provision of training and specialist advice where required.

 

PATIENT / CLIENT CARE.

  • In conjunction with the Theatre Lead provide a suitable and safe environment for the physical and psychological wellbeing of staff, patients/clients and their relatives/carers.    

  • Identify clinical risks and ensure that appropriate action is implemented in accordance with the Risk Management policy.

  • Ensure that documentation is maintained to the company standard (including electronic records).

  • Initiate investigations of untoward incidents, accidents, complaints and other relevant information.

  • In conjunction with the staff team, to assist in developing and maintaining the Company philosophy and model of care.

  • To comply with and participate in the Company’s framework of clinical governance within the department area, seeking advice or guidance where necessary.

  • To demonstrate awareness and compliance with Company policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. This will include identification of risk (clinical, health, safety and security). 

  • Record and report all incidents/complaints involving staff, patients and visitors in accordance with Company policies and assist in any investigations as required.

  • Ensure through good practice that customer care initiatives are improved and sustained. Act as a resource for advice to patients, relatives/carers and staff

FINANCE

  • To assist the Theatre Lead in the effective and efficient use of resources & adequate stock levels, adhering to procedures for the use and procurement of supplies