Surgical First Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Hospital, Orthopedics, Theatre

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Stock

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7193 4003

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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Surgical First Assistant - Private Hospital - Enfield - Full time - Up to £45,000

Full-time position (37.5 hours per week) with a flexible shift pattern
Salary: Up to £45,000.00 per year

About the Private Hospital:
Located in Enfield, Its part of the UK's Largest Private Hospital Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare in the UK
Recognized as one of the UK's top 5 best big companies to work for, and top 5 in the health and social care sector.

Surgical First Assistant position in the Theatre department

Surgical First Assistant Criteria:
  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration
  • ILS certification
  • Mentorship qualification
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems
  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations
  • Previous experience working within an acute healthcare environment

Surgical First Assistant Duties:
  • Deliver safe quality care for patients during their perioperative phase of care
  • Support and assist in the management and organization of care provision within the Operating Department
  • Assist in the delivery of patient care
  • Contribute to quality improvement
  • Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self
  • Apply and promote best evidence-based practice within own scope of practice
  • Apply legislation, policies, and procedures correctly
  • Maintain knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Assemble, check, and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments, and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures
  • Achieve agreed objectives and demonstrate Private Hospital Group behaviors at all times

Salary & Benefits:
  • Competitive starting salary
  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Life insurance
  • One paid charity/volunteer day per year
  • Extensive rewards and voluntary benefits including blue light card
  • Free wellbeing services
  • High-Value Employee Referral Scheme
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Industry-leading training and development opportunities

Are you looking for a new challenge. If so please apply with your CV below!

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