Operating Department Technician

25000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP28000/annum defined career pathway
14 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

I am recruiting Theatre Practitioner (ODP) to join a Hospital's Theatre department as a Scrub in Southampton. You must have scrubbing experience in Orthopaedics, in particular Hips and Knees.

This is a unique opportunity for a fully qualified Operating Department Technician (ODP) to further develop their career with a responsive and proactive company that truly values their staff. You will be HPC Qualified (ODP) with high standards of clinical skills and at least 9 months acute healthcare experience working as a Scrub or in a Theatre environment. You must also have experience scrubbing for Orthopaedic Surgeries. The role is full-time, 37.5 hours, working rotational shifts Mon-Sat and they are offering up to GBP28,000 p/a for the right candidate. Their employees also enjoy an unrivalled benefits package including: 25 days' annual leave, Bank holiday enhancements, Competitive pay rates, Stakeholder pension, Childcare vouchers, Free uniform and thousands of online and in-store discounts. They also offer an individually tailored training package to provide you with fast-track career options and a defined pathway.

The Person

The service is currently seeking a motivated and dedicated Theatre Practitioner (Scrub) to take responsibility for the well being of their patients, including making sure their physical, emotional and social needs are met. A valid HPC Pin is essential, experience of Scrubbing for Orthopaedic surgery, specifically Hips and Knees, and a good working knowledge of CQC standards, HPC guidelines and the Health and Social Act 2008.

You will work under the Theatre Manager to provide quality patient care ensuring that all treatments given meet individual patient needs, reflect good practice and are provided by means of appropriate equipment, within the agreed patient care pathways. You will have an effective way of communicating with a multi-disciplinary team, the service users and their families. You would be responsible for the "total patient" in your care during the peri-operative phase, ensuring that all procedures performed meet individual patient needs, reflect good practice and are provided by means of appropriate equipment. You would be expected to maintain the cleanliness and hygiene of the theatre complex, adhering to infection control policies and procedures, Health and Safety policies and procedures.

The Service

The client I am currently representing offers a defined career pathway for everyone as they are dedicated to building careers and nurturing talent within their services. They work closely with their Services to ensure that the training provided meets the needs of the teams and enables them to meet the needs of our Service Users and deliver a high quality of care provision.They welcome a wide range of care needs, skilled in enhanced acute care but also many specialist forms of nursing.

The service, itself, is committed to providing care and compassion in a clean, modern and comfortable hospital that specialises in orthopaedics, general surgery, endoscopy, ophthalmology, oral surgery, ear nose and throat surgery, urology, gynaecology, gastroenterology and pain management.

How we can support You

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