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Job summary

Main area
Operating Theatres
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (On call services required)
Job ref
337-NP-5796AC
Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Northwick park
Town
London
Salary
£38,762 - £45,765 pa incl
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
07/12/2022 23:59

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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Theatre Team Leader Scrub/ ODP

Band 6

Careers at #LNWH

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.  

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Find out more about our Trust and why you should join us#WeAreLNWH

Find out more about Our HEART values

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quity
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

LNWUH is a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Please speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.  If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Job overview

A really interesting and exciting opportunity has risen for Band 6 Practitioners (ODPs/Nurses) to join our friendly and dynamic theatre scrub team within Northwick Park University Hospital.

In light of the recent pandemic, the department has changed the way it provides its service to the Community. The successful candidates will have an opportunity to work in the 13 Operating Theatres within the emergency and elective Covid pathways which provides a wide range of specialties such as Gynaecology, Urology, OMFS, ENT, Dental, Trauma/Orthopaedic, Colorectal, General, Paediatric, Vascular surgery and Emergency Surgical procedures.

If you are looking to further your career or, the opportunity to expand your skills in a variety of settings, then working with our amazing multidisciplinary theatre team at  London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is the obvious next step in your career ladder!

 Based on the trust values, we want you to be professional and be the best you can be able to provide safe and compassionate care to our patients. We promise to support you in achieving your goals through our in-house training and tertiary study at our affiliated universities.

The job will be based in Northwick Park Hospital; however per times you will asked to work in other sites of the Trust (Central Middlesex and/or Ealing). Nights, weekends and on-call is part of this position.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for organizing and delivering nursing care in the peri-operative setting. They will lead a team of nurses and Healthcare assistants. They will work together with the specialty team leader and surgical team to develop and maintain excellence in peri-operative care.

 

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Working for our organisation

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.  

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participates and initiates the communication process to facilitate the development of a supportive, cohesive team.
  • Provides and receives complex and sensitive information.
  • Ensures confidentiality.
  • Ensures effective communication within the multidisciplinary team and other departments.
  • Responsible for checking consent documentation.
  • Works in partnership with patients and family to ensure accurate information and understanding and eliminate barriers
  • Maintains accurate and legible records of patient care and supervises others, in line with NMC code of professional conduct and local and Trust policies.
  • Recognises responsibilities with regard to legal and ethical implications of accurate record keeping.
  • Leads and manages a designated peri-operative team.
  • Develops programmes of care, implements and evaluates, making changes as necessary.
  • Delegates planned programmes of care to others in the team.
  • Able to organise and facilitate an operating list.
  • Competent in scrub and circulating role.
  • Able to lead team members in scrub and circulating role.
  • Provides learning support for junior members of the team acts as a mentor and assessor
  • Leads the team in urgent or emergency situations.
  • Leads and manages a designated peri-operative team.
  • Develops programmes of care, implements and evaluates, making changes as necessary.
  • Delegates planned programmes of care to others in the team.
  • Able to organise and facilitate an operating list.
  • Competent in scrub and circulating role.
  • Able to lead team members in scrub and circulating role.
  • Provides learning support for junior members of the team acts as a mentor and assessor
  • Leads the team in urgent or emergency situations.

 

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person specification

Registration - RGN/HCPC

Essential criteria
  • Registration - RGN/HCPC
  • Able to work as part of a team
Desirable criteria
  • able to scrub for different specialites
  • Able to communciate well
  • to have basic computer skills

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Has the relevant experience in theatres
  • Enhanced experience as a band 5

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Rita Hegedus
Job title
Clinical Theatre Manager
Email address
r.hegedus@nhs.net
Telephone number
07775994762
Additional information

 

 

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