PACU Nurse - Shepton Mallet

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
Shepton Mallet
Salary
23000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PACU NurseSomersetFull TimeSalary GBP23,000 - GBP30,000Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced PACU Nurse to join their multidisciplinary team in their Somerset Private Hospital. At the hospital they only treat NHS patients and they are focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Somerset. Our client offers a range of treatments across a number of specialities including general surgery, orthopaedics, endoscopy, gastroenterology. gynaecology, urology, ENT and ophthalmology.Key ResponsibilitiesAs a PACU Nurse at the hospital you will actively participate in and maintain the highest standard of care and safety for patients, visitors and staff in the operating theatre suite and PACU (Post Anaesthetic Care Unit).Key duties will include: - Maintaining accurate clinical observation of the patient's clinical condition and alerting medical staff when required- Ensuring that Infection Control policies are adhered to- Be be able to interpret the significance of data to the patient's health status- Assisting junior staff in the assessment of patients and advise appropriately, providing specialist knowledge in assessing and interpreting acute and other patients conditionsSkills & ExperienceTo be successful in this role you will have:- Recent experience within an acute environment with experience in the recovery of patients following surgery- Previous experience in pre-assessment- A good understanding on Infection Control and Health & Safety issues relating to theatre- Knowledge of when to refer to the AnaesthetistFor more information and or to apply please call Jenna O'Rourke on and or email