Anaesthetic Practitioner - Shepton Mallet

Care UK
Shepton Mallet
28 Nov 2016
21 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary We have an exciting opportunity for an Anaesthetic Practitioner to join the team at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre. At Shepton Mallet we only treat NHS patients and we're focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Somerset. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible - helping you to get better, faster. We offer a range of treatments and also provide diagnostic services, using the latest MRI, ultrasound and plain film x-ray technology. Responsible To Theatre Manager Qualifications ??? NMC registered Nurse or HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner Key Responsibilities As an Anaesthetic Practitioner you will actively participate in and maintain the highest standard of care and safety for patients, visitors and staff in the operating theatre suite and PACU. Key duties will be: ??? Being competent in all aspects of anaesthetic technique and procedures ??? Working as a skilled member of the theatre team, and being responsible for the assessment of care given to patients within the operating theatre and other areas where an anaesthetic service is required ??? Maintaining accurate clinical observation of the patient's clinical condition and alerting medical staff when required ??? Having an understanding of scrub and circulating roles and to understand the responsibilities in these roles ??? Assisting in ensuring that the department is at all times clean and organised with sufficient supplies and equipment which are correctly cleaned, in working order and correctly stored Care UK has been awarded an 8 year contract, in partnership with Somerset Partnership NHS Trust, to develop and manage the health and wellbeing campus at Shepton Mallet. This is an exciting venture, one which will give an opportunity to progress innovative ways of providing healthcare in line with the NHS Five Year Forward View's vision of bringing care closer to home. The prospect for individuals working with us in this dynamic leading-edge environment will give professional healthcare practitioners a chance to drive improvements in local healthcare provision. For more information, visit and Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.