Theatre Practitioner The Westbourne Centre
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Theatre Nurse/ODP to join our expanding Theatre team at The Westbourne Centre as a scrub, recovery and/or anaesthetic practitioner.
The Westbourne Centre focuses on day case hospital surgery. The Centre is one of the UK's largest independent clinics established in 2009 as part of a joint venture between 5 regional consultants and the global hospital company, Ramsay Healthcare.
As well as delivering exceptional standards of clinical care to our surgical patients, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to broaden their theatre practice within different surgical specialities such as plastic/cosmetic surgery, minor orthopaedic surgery (including hand and foot surgery), general surgery & ophthalmic surgery.
It is essential that the candidate will have:
- Current medical and/or surgical experience within a hospital environment
- Current registration with the HCPC or NMC (UK) and ongoing CDP
- Comprehensive understanding of relevant clinical standards in a surgical environment
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
- Excellent customer care skills
- A good standard of computer literacy
- The ability to work within a team
- The ability to time-manage effectively
- Willingness to be flexible during periods of low activity and work extra hours where required
In return we offer:
- Competitive salary
- 25 days' annual leave (pro rata for part time employees)
- Paid bank holidays
- Contributory pension scheme
- Excellent training and development opportunities
- Free on-site parking
The Westbourne Centre is a private day surgery facility in the heart of the Edgbaston Medical Quarter in Birmingham. The Centre brings together a diverse group of clinical specialists and state-of-the-art facilities, enabling the highest quality procedures, treatments and patient experience for private, insured and NHS patients. We pride ourselves in delivering high quality care to all patients in a supportive caring environment.
The theatre department at The Westbourne Centre is expanding with more consultants joining the team and using the facilities.
The successful applicant will complement the current team, helping to ensure that efficient and individualised high quality patient care, is offered to our whole patient group.
The successful applicant will find a friendly, supportive group of clinicians and nurses, within which career progression and ongoing education are fully supported.
Successful candidates will be subject to a 6 month probationary period.
Hours of business at The Westbourne Centre are 8am - 8pm Monday to Saturday.
All offers of employment in respect of this appointment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service
We are committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all.
It's more than what we do, it's who we are. Everything we do is about striving to deliver the best care. And it's a belief that's as true today as it was when we welcomed our first patients in 1964.
"The Ramsay Way" culture recognises that our people are our most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success.
We are proud to support the UK's Armed Forces and Reservists and have already achieved the Silver Award as part of the MOD's Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme recognises employers who actively support Defence while encouraging other organisations to adopt the same behaviours in their workplace. As a company we are committed to supporting the wider Armed Forces community and this includes our staff as well as our patients.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to background and DBS checks.