Theatre Practitioner- Bank - Recovery and Admissions (Medirooms)- Band 5

Competitive - Hourly Rate

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31/07/2018 23:59

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Theatre Practitioner- Bank- Recovery and Admissions, Medirooms- band 5, pay rate starting from £18.18 p.h, North Bristol

Nurse/ODP required by one of the UK’s largest NHS Hospital Trusts to work within our peri-operative Medi-Rooms. The Mediroom role offers an exciting development of the traditional recovery approach and a chance to be part of an innovative development in perioperative patient care. Each Mediroom is a single patient facility in which you will admit the patient, prepare them for surgery, recover them post operatively and discharge them home / transfer them to an ongoing area of care (such as a ward, ICU etc).
Working within our Mediroom will enable you to develop skills in a range of surgical specialties in a supportive environment. You will be based within our bank team within Southmead Hospital, North Bristol, pay rates starting from £18.18 with enhancements for nights and weekends.

This Theatre Practitioner in Medirooms is an excellent opportunity to work within a large and dynamic theatre service boasting 34 operating theatres and interventional suites delivering a wide range of innovative surgery.

We will offer you support in extending your skills through the following:

• An opportunity to work within a pioneering service- we are the Major Trauma Centre for the South West Region and a specialist regional centre for a number of services, including neurosurgery, renal, plastics, burns and orthopaedics
• We offer a vibrant and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued
• NHS Pension Scheme- Enrolment into the NHS Pension Scheme
• Flexible Working Hours- Access to our online booking platform to check shifts available and to book hours that suit you
• Full training, induction and revalidation support- paid training and induction to ensure you are ready to support the department effectively
• Free DBS Clearance


The successful applicants will be Registered Nurses (NMC) or Operating Department Practitioners (HCPC).

You will also have:

• Significant experience working in a surgical setting
• Previous theatre recovery experience would be preferred, although not essential
• Good communication skills, verbal and written, to include report writing and record keeping
• Basic IT knowledge and skills

If it’s not for you, please share with anyone who may be interested, thanks!

Apply now! For further enquiries or more information please contact or call us on 0117 41 45980 / 0117 41 45975

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications, we are unable to reply to unsuccessful applications. However, we will give full feedback to all candidates who are interviewed.

Key Words- Recovery, Admission, Discharge, Peri-operative, POCU, Peri Operative Care Unit

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You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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