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Scrub Nurse

Job Description

Scrub Nurse
Portland House, Deane Gate Avenue, Taunton, TA1 2UH
Permanent Placement
37.5 hours per week. Shift pattens are 4 days from 6 (Monday-Saturday) with 1 Saturday in every 4. 8am-6pm
£32,000 - £38000 Per Annum (Dependant on experience)

As a Registered General Nurse at SpaMedica you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering the highest standard of care to our patients. You will have a passion for delivering excellent nursing care in a dynamic and innovative theatre environment. Responsible for participating in all aspects of the ophthalmic service including surgery, pre-operative assessment and post-operative care

Key Tasks
* Adhere to the principles of clinical governance.
* Undertake all care for patients whilst in the hospital including diagnostic tests and post-operative care.
* Admission and discharge of patients on a theatre day.
* Administer drugs in accordance to the NMC guidelines for the safe and secure handling of medicines.
* Adhere to The NMC guidelines for Record Keeping
* Provide scrub experience for clinical procedures.
* Follow correct procedure for reporting any accidents or incidents.
* Take part in the hospital "on call" and weekend rota.
* Assist the consultant and clinical team in the delivery of all ophthalmic care.
* Prepare all areas prior to any clinical activities, ensuring all equipment is checked and ready for use.
* Ensure the correct storage of all equipment.
* Adhere to all policies and procedures.
* Assist with stock control, ensuring realistic par levels are maintained and all items are readily available.
* Manages all the theatre equipment on a daily basis.
* To ensure patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
* To undertake in house ALS training

If this is of interest please respond to this advert with an up to date copy of your CV or call Jake on 01772 208963.