We are looking for a Peri-Operative Support Worker to join the team at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre. With an excellent reputation The Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has been delivering high quality care to NHS patients in Somerset for 12 years. The centre was recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in a newly published inspection report - putting the it at the very top of the regulator’s quality ratings across England. We offer a range of treatments across a number of specialities including general surgery, orthopaedics, endoscopy, gastroenterology. gynaecology, urology, ENT and ophthalmology. We also provide diagnostic imaging and pain management services.
As a key member of the multidisciplinary team you will be expected to provide support to ensure the safe and effective delivery of a high standard patient care. You will assist the nurses, practitioners and medical staff as well as contributing to the safe, efficient and smooth running of the theatre list. Key duties will include: • Assisting the anesthetic staff in receiving the patient into theatre • Being competent or developing competency in both the scrub and circulating roles for ophthalmic, minor orthopaedic and general surgery procedures • Assisting the trained theatre staff in the preparation of the theatre for the operating list
To be successful in this role you will have: • Experience in a theatre environment • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team • The ability to plan and prioritise workload when under pressure
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