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Senior Theatre Scrub Nurse/ODP – ENT/Ophthalmic

Posted: 20/07/2020

Full Time
Chelmsford, Essex
£30,000 - £36,000 per Annum

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Hospital, Theatres
Ref: APJ1386

£30,000 - £36,000 p/a + Enhancements| 37.5 Hours - Days | ENT & Ophthalmic | Great Benefits & L+D

An exciting opportunity has arisen in a leading Chelmsford hospital for an experienced RGN or ODP Theatre Practitioner with a background in scrubbing for ophthalmic and ENT surgery to join their team.

Details of this Senior Scrub Nurse/ODP position and what the hospital is offering:

  • A permanent contract of 37.5 hours per week, working flexible day shifts
  • An excellent annual salary in the region od £30,000 to £36,000 depending on experience, plus enhancements where applicable
  • 33 days annual leave which increases with service length
  • Free on-site parking and a subsidised staff restaurant
  • A range of training, development and career development opportunities
  • Childcare vouchers and cycle to work schemes
  • Some great retail, leisure and lifestyle discounts
  • Free uniforms
  • A private pension scheme and life assurance
  • Staff assistance and support programmes
  • A range of programmes to support staff wellbeing, including company sick pay and private healthcare schemes

As Senior Theatre RGN/ODP, you will play a key role in leading shifts and ensuring a high quality, safe patient experience throughout the peri-operative phase of care. 

You will be working with a diverse patient mix, working with elective surgical patients undergoing a range of eye, ear, nose and throat procedures.

The skills, qualifications and experience the hospital is looking for in a Senior Theatre RGN/ODP:

  • NMC registered Adult Nurse or HCPC registered Theatre Practitioner
  • Demonstrate proven experience working in a Scrub role, with experience in ENT and Ophthalmic surgery
  • Ideally have completed an Advanced Scrub Practitioner/Surgical First Assist qualification in addition to a mentorship qualification, ILS/ALS, an approved anaesthetics course and a recognised management qualification
  • Have experience in a supervisory or leadership capacity in a theatre environment, and confident leading and supporting junior staff
  • Demonstrate a commitment to clinical excellence and passionate about delivering the best possible service to patients

To apply now, please follow the link provided.

For more information, please call Lee Hutchinson at SYK Recruitment now on 020 3963 0339.




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