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Job Title: Operating Department Practitioner (Odp)
Location:Heswall, Merseyside, England
Rate:£31K.0000 to £32K. Per Year    Benefits: private medical cover, etc.
Description: Operating Department Practitioner (ODP)

A brilliant opportunity that really scrubs up well...

Whether you're a newly qualified Operating Department Practitioner looking to develop your skills across multi-theatres, or experienced in and prefer to focus on one theatre specialism, this superb opportunity with Spire Healthcare could provide the perfect career move.

The private Spire Murrayfield Hospital benefits from a longstanding, dedicated workforce with over 150 colleagues, and is currently evolving at pace with positive change to advance the quality extensive offering to both patients and team members.

Who will I be working with?

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the UK and the largest in terms of revenue, comprising of 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and 2 specialist cancer care centres. Significant capital investment of over £500m since 2007, continuous investment in the business, dedicated colleagues, and comprehensive and competitive benefits, makes Spire an exciting and innovative place to work. Employing over 7,800 colleagues, Spire continuously delivers excellent care with leading clinical outcomes and a high level of patient satisfaction.

Spire Murrayfield Hospital is a fast-paced hospital located on the Wirral, situated in a beautiful location with a stunning driveway entrance. The hospital benefits from strong leadership with an open-door approach, along with quality employee engagement and plenty of training and development opportunities.

So, what does the role of Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) entail?

As an Operating Department Practitioner, you'll be reporting to the Theatre Manager and working as part of a collaborative and positive Theatre Team. You'll maintain superb communication within the team to ensure that high standards of care are delivered to all patients within the Theatre Suite. Your duties will include but not be limited to:

* Preparing an operating theatre / anaesthetic room for surgery, in relation to instrumentation, equipment and supplies
* Ensuring Patient Records are completed timely and accurately
* Performing scrub, circulating and / or anaesthetic duties
* Running a theatre list without supervision and supervising / mentoring junior staff
* Understanding and applying a holistic patient centred care approach, identifying and considering specialist clinical needs
* Acting as a preceptor for student ODP's, learners, junior nurses and HCA's, where appropriate and participating in teaching within your sphere of knowledge and skill
* Ensuring that Clinical Governance and risk management are embedded within daily practice
* Organising your own time and taking responsibility for appropriate delegation of staff duties

What do I need in order to be considered for this Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) role?

* Be a Registered Operating Department Practitioner, or a Registered Nurse with a recognised anaesthetic qualification
* Have proven experience as an ODP within a theatre environment
* High standard of clinical practice with a range of clinical skills, supported by professional competence and knowledge
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to gain the confidence of colleagues and peers
* Ability to use evidence based practice to provide high standards of care
* Solid knowledge of appropriate standards and external bodies such as the Care Quality Commission
* Confident, with a proactive work ethic and the ability to thrive under adversity
* IT literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

What will I receive in return?

You'll be working within a motivating workplace environment, as part of a company that commits to employees' well-being through training, support and rewards.

Salary: £31,000 to £32,000 level dependent on experience, plus enhancements

Attractive Benefits: Private medical cover, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, enhanced employer contributory pension scheme, life assurance, employee assistance programme, wellness screening, eyesight tests, childcare vouchers, cycle to work vouchers, salary sacrifice gym membership, transport season ticket loans, retail and entertainment discounts, group income protection and a hospital cash plan, and long service recognition rewards.

Hours of Work: Working full-time hours on a rota covering Monday to Saturday, with theatres usually closing by 9pm. You will also be required to participate with the on-call rota which includes enhanced pay.

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Heswall, Wirral

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions. Although interested applicants are very welcome to have an informal coffee and tour of the hospital by appointment, prior to any formal interview process.

This vacancy is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 which means that all convictions, cautions, reprimands and warni
Skills Required: Operating Department Practitioner (Odp)
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Permanent
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Reference: 2102 Added: 01-12-2017
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