Seeking motivated and highly skilled Registered Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners to join the team at OneWelbeck Surgery in Central London, an exciting start up facility offering a new perspective on day surgery in the U.K.
Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with leading specialists across multiple specialties as we embark on an exciting journey that will offer huge personal and professional opportunities for all involved.
OneWelbeck Surgery is part of the OneWelbeck development. OneWelbeck consists of a group of linked but operationally independent day case centres located across seven floors at 1 Welbeck Street.
Future plans include development of other centres in the UK and internationally.
OneWelbeck Surgery was founded by a group of leading Consultants with a goal of developing a state-of-the-art day surgery centre in Central London near the Harley Street medical area.
The purpose built 7,000 square foot Centre includes 3 laminar flow theatres and 10 ensuite patient pods.
With opening planned for Q3 2019, the Centre will perform orthopaedic, general, colorectal, breast, gynaecology, ENT, cardiac and pain management procedures.
Works collaboratively with the healthcare team to prepare the operating theatre according to requirements of patient, physician, and procedure, to include but not be limited to, assembling and providing properly functioning equipment, supplies, and instruments
Works collaboratively with healthcare team and consultants to ensure preference cards are current and accurate
Ensures the appropriate and safe positioning of the patient according to patient need, planned procedure and monitors throughout procedure
Monitors and ensures aseptic technique is maintained at all times when required
Coordinates and manages traffic flow through theatre while procedures are being performed
Supports theatre team by providing effective management of equipment and supplies throughout procedure, problem solves as needed
Ensures sterility and/or high level disinfection of instruments and supplies according to policy and procedure
Manages tissue specimens accurately according to policy and procedures
Administers medication(s) per consultant request and documents appropriately
Monitors patient condition and maintains accurate documentation during procedure
Documents accurately, legibly and in a timely manner following policies and procedures
Considers cost containment by ordering and using supplies economically and by managing efficient patient flow
Organises activities, equipment, supplies, and personnel to provide effective and efficient case management
Transports patients to or from the operating theatre, observing policies, procedures, and safety requirements
Proactively participates as a team member in all aspects of the surgical process
Actively participates in quality assessment and performance improvement activities
Provides comfort and reassurance to patient & maintains patient’s privacy and dignity
Adheres to professional code of conduct
Registered Nurses or Registered Operating Department Practitioners with current NMC/HCPC registration (essential)
A minimum of 1 year post registration experience in a theatre setting (essential)
Current BLS certification (essential) ILS certification (preferred)
Experience in providing recovery care to patients having undergone all aspects of anaesthesia, including sedation, local or general anaesthesia, and regional blocks (desirable)
Experience of working in pre-operative setting with responsibility for pre-operative assessment, cannulation and preparation for patients for surgery (desirable)
Excellent organisational skills
The ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
The ability to set, implement and evaluate standards of practice
The ability to work across functions and to manage pressure