Theatre Scrub Practitioner - NHNN


Job Description

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Staff Nurse in Operating Theatres. This is an extremely busy, expanding and exciting area to work which offers cutting-edge healthcare. Our exceptional team of medical professionals offers support to train and inspire their colleagues to go even further in their careers. This is why we’re so inspired to work for because we continue to offer the opportunity to become the very best you can be. We aim to develop the staff’s skills and knowledge necessary to fulfil their role.

The Theatre Department provides a comprehensive neurosurgical service covering a full range of neurosurgical patients which includes all cranial, simple and complex spine conditions. The service also specializes in surgery for Epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and many other movement disorders. There is an excellent team of radiologists and vascular neurologists performing interventional procedures. The theatre department is comprised of 6 theatres, including Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Angio suite. The recovery area has 7 beds and soon to increase to 9 bed capacity. Operating Theatre is open from 0730-2000 Monday Friday and provides On-Call service outside of these hours. The successful candidate is expected to work on an early, late, long day and an on-call shifts.

The successful candidates must have excellent communication skills and an ability to put their patients at the centre of care demonstrating the UCLH Trust values of safety, kindness, teamworking and the continuous desire to improve. A willingness to learn is essential and will be supported all throughout to see you excel in your field.

In turn, we will offer you the opportunity to advance your skills and aim to provide you with a high standard of training in the clinical area and through our practice development team including relevant courses from Southbank and City higher education institutions. This is an opportunity to work in a Trust with the UK’s most advanced clinical teaching facility. The Education Centre’s Learning Hospital provides opportunities for healthcare professionals at every level to further learn, enhance and optimize their clinical skills and medical knowledge through experiential learning. The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery is a major international Centre for Neuroscience training and research. We offer a wide range of educational, research and career pathways and the chance to work in an area which is pioneering in this specialized field.

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