Seeking motivated and highly skilled pre op and recovery 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 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.
Proactively participates as a team member in support of the total post-anaesthesia care process
Works collaboratively with the healthcare team to prepare the recovery room/PACU area according to requirementsof patient, physician orders, and patient procedure
Provides ongoing patient assessments and plans nursing care accordingly based on patient needs, procedure and type of anaesthesia.
Provides comfort and reassurance to patient & maintains patient’s privacy and dignity
Utilises the nursing process to perform safe and individualized nursing care, in the immediate post-anaesthesia period
Safely administers medication(s) per consultant order
Monitors patient condition and maintains accurate documentation
Monitors and reports any complications to the anaesthesia provider and/or appropriate consultant
Documents accurately, legibly and in a timely manner, follows policies and procedures
Assesses the physical and emotional status of the patient in preparation for discharge
Reviews post-procedure instructions and follow-up physician appointment with patient and responsible adult
Considers cost containment by using supplies economically and by managing efficient patient flow
Organises activities, equipment, supplies, and personnel to provide effective and efficient case management
Assists with supplies, drugs, and equipment inventories to maintain stock level and availability
Maintains order and cleanliness of recovery room area
Proactively participates as a team member in all aspects of the surgical process
Actively participates in Quality Assessment and Performance activities
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 recovery room setting (essential)
Experience in providing recovery care to patients having undergone all aspects of anaesthesia, including sedation, local or general anaesthesia, and regional blocks (essential)
Current ILS certification (essential) ALS certification (preferred)
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