Surgical First Assistant
Surgical First Assistantup to £38,000pa & BenefitsBlackburn, LancashireLINQ Healthcare is working alongside a leading provider of independent healthcare in the North West who have the opportunity for a Surgical First Assistant to join their fantastic hospital in Blackburn. This hospital contains four theatre and an extended recovery area that is well equipt with the latest most innovative technology and equipment to help you with your job.
It is these facilities, combined with the on-site support, that allows the consultants to undertake a wide array of procedures and is the reason patients satisfaction is at over 98%.
The ideal candidate will be able to deliver safe quality care for patients during their perioperative phase of care.To be considered for the Senior Theatre Practitioner position you must have :Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registrationProficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations.Previous experience working within an acute healthcare environmentDuties of this role involve being able to:To deliver safe quality care for patients during their perioperative phase of care.
To support and assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department.Assist in the delivery of patient care.Contribute to quality improvement.Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self.Apply and promote best evidence-based practise within own scope of practice.
Apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly.Maintain knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act. Ensuring appropriate measures are taken in respect of Health and Safety for patients, relatives, visitors, hospital staff and contractors.
Achieve agreed objectives and demonstrating good behaviours at all time.Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments, and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures.Benefits of working with our client:Private Medical Insurance SchemePension Scheme25 days holiday per annum increasing up to 30 days with long serviceEnhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leavelearning and development, including free courses and industry-recognised qualificationsNationwide Gym discounts & Online Fitness ClassesStaff Health ChecksDiscount Card for 1,000s of nationwide discounts and exclusive offersCycle to WorkTo be considered for this position as a Senior Theatre Nurse send over your CV using this link or please get in touch with Aaron Dale on (phone number removed) or email at
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