Surgical First Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Hospital, Theatre

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £41000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Chapman

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7193 4003

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Exciting Career Opportunity: Surgical First Assistant Needed!

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire

Salary: Up To £41,000

Service: Independent Hospital

Care Category: Theatre

Hours: Full Time

Employment Term: Permanent

About Us:
Join our esteemed independent hospital located in Lancaster, Lancashire, dedicated to providing exceptional care in our theatre department. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality surgical services while fostering a supportive and collaborative work environment. We're currently seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Surgical First Assistant to join our team and contribute to our mission of excellence in patient care.

Role Overview:
As a Surgical First Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting surgical procedures, ensuring the safety and well-being of patients throughout the surgical process. Your responsibilities will include assisting surgeons during procedures, providing surgical instruments and equipment, and maintaining a sterile field. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work alongside a talented surgical team and make a positive impact on patient outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist surgeons during surgical procedures, anticipating their needs and providing necessary instrumentation and supplies
  • Ensure the sterile field is maintained throughout the procedure, adhering to aseptic techniques and infection control protocols
  • Perform surgical tasks under the direction of the surgeon, including tissue handling, suturing, and hemostasis
  • Collaborate closely with the surgical team to ensure efficient and safe patient care delivery
  • Participate in pre-operative preparations and post-operative care activities as required
  • Maintain accurate documentation of procedures, equipment used, and patient outcomes

  • Relevant qualification as a Surgical First Assistant or equivalent
  • Proven experience working in a surgical environment, preferably within a theatre or hospital setting
  • Strong knowledge of surgical procedures, instruments, and equipment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment
  • Commitment to upholding professional standards and delivering patient-centered care
  • Willingness to participate in ongoing training and professional development activities

  • Competitive salary package, up to £41,000 per annum
  • Opportunity for career advancement and professional growth within our dynamic hospital environment
  • Supportive work culture focused on staff well-being and continuous improvement
  • Access to comprehensive benefits package, including pension scheme and healthcare benefits

How to Apply:
If you're a dedicated Surgical First Assistant seeking a rewarding career opportunity, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you're interested in joining our team. Don't miss out on this chance to be part of a leading independent hospital committed to excellence in patient care.


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