OPD Anaesthetic Nurse in Children's Theatre's

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Plymouth

Job Description

We would like to invite you to join our friendly team in the glorious West Country. Situated on the beautiful South West coast, Plymouth boasts many local Heritage sites and areas of ‘outstanding natural interest. At University Hospital Plymouth, we want you to be passionate in your role but recognise that work is only a part of your life - and the Trust is ideally located for a variety of out of work activates. Walking, cycling, climbing, sailing and many other indoor and outdoor pursuits are available. With the rugged beauty of Dartmoor and the sandy beaches of the Rame Peninsula practically on your doorstep you’ll be spoilt for choice. Plymouth also has good transport links to the rest of the UK and Europe via road, rail and sea.

University Hospital Plymouth is a largest acute trust in the Southwest and provides perioperative care for elective and emergency paediatric patients across the region. The anaesthetic service also delivers 24 hour critical care support for children on CHDU and within the Emergency department. The paediatric anaesthetic team also supports the transportation of critically ill children within the region.

The hospital is a 24 hour major trauma centre and undertakes a wide variety of surgical specialities for children including orthopaedics, ENT, General , dental, Plastics, Ophthalmology as well as Medical interventions, MRI and Oncology services. This provides an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in a mixture of day case, in-patient, elective and emergency work. There is an expectation that the successful applicant will participate in the on call rotation.

As a team we are dedicated to delivering high quality care for children and currently have an exciting and on-going programme for growth and improvement, which allows us to constantly review our practice and perioperative pathways. Our pathways are developed in consultation with patients and users of this service. In addition, we have a team of dedicated Perioperative Clinical Educators who work alongside the dedicated teams in practice, ensuring that the theatre teams are supported and remain current in perioperative practices. Children’s theatres also offer a committed children’s pre-operative service.

If you are an Operating Department Practitioner or Registered Anaesthetic Nurse with experience in children’s theatres and would like to take on this exciting opportunity and work within an organisation committed to delivering excellence in care, we would like to hear from you.

For further information, an informal discussion about the role or to arrange a visit to the team, please contact HODP James Greaves or Matron Katy Griffith on 01752 433205

Interviews will take place on 22/12/2021.

We very much look forward to receiving your application and will be in touch via NHS Jobs if you have been shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date then please note you have not been successful on this occasion.


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