This website uses cookies. Read our cookie policy for more information. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Sorry, but this job has expired. Please try another search or browse our jobs.

Operating Department Practitioner - NHS

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Surgical and Medical, Hospital
Seniority:
Nurse
Region:
South West
Location:
Bristol
Salary:
£28,462 per annum
Posted:
17/11/2017
Job Ref:
JL-62890

Operating Department Practitioner - NHS - ODP - Band 5 - Bristol - £21,909 - £28,462 per annum

Additional funding for anaesthetic qualification available. 

I am currently recruiting for band 5 Operating Department Practitioners ( ODP ) for a mediroom service in Bristol. This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop or start your career within the NHS and work within a mediroom setting, where you will have 1-1 patient contact.

They offer additional funding for qualifications including anaesthetics, which would be an excellent opportunity for an ODP who has a keen interest in this field.

The hospital is able to support Operating Department Practitioners of all levels of experience to move into the mediroom services by using simulation theatres and a fantastic induction to get ODP's up to speed. 

The mediroom is an exciting concept enabling more patient to theatre staff contact. As a Operating Department Practitioner ( ODP ) you will scrub and treat patients in a wide variety of surgical procedures, where full training and support is given.

As an NHS Operating Department Practitioner - ODP, you will benefit from:

  • Relocation package
  • Skype interviews are available
  • Simulation training
  • Funding for additional qualifications including anaesthetics
  • Pension scheme

As an NHS Operating Department Practitioner - ODP, your job duties will include:

  • Ensure skilled care is given to patients either by themselves or junior staff within the department or outside areas
  • To maintain standard documentation in accordance with the NMC Standards for Records and Record Keeping
  • Able to identify the specific perioperative needs of patients undergoing a variety of surgeries.
  • To act as a ODP for a variety of specialities carried out within the department as directed.
  • To assist in the handover of care to the Mediroom area
  • To support the anaesthetic and Mediroom staff as and when required
  • Plan, implement and evaluate patient care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team
  • Maintain the safety and wellbeing of patients, their relatives and staff in accordance with Health and Safety policies
  • Ensure all equipment is cleaned, checked daily and maintained and take appropriate action in regards to faulty equipment as per Trust policy
  • Participate in the ordering and training of new equipment
  • Take responsibility for ensuring safe lifting techniques when assisting in the movement and lifting of patients and equipment
  • Report to the Team Leader/Clinical Coordinator accidents, incidents and complaints and drug deficiencies affecting patients, staff, supplies and services
  • Communicate effectively at all times and maintain a harmonious working environment.
  • Take an active role in maintaining effective communication with all disciplines.
  • Assist in the care, labelling and dispatch of specimens for laboratory examination.
  • Assist in maintaining the accurate collection of data in relation to theatre in order that statistics may be accurately compiled.
  • Participate in audit and research
  • Ensure the understanding of the nature of confidentiality
  • Ensure the economical use of resources.
  • Development of own and others professional practice in line with personal development plan

As as NHS Operating Department Practitioner - ODP, you must have:

  • An Operating Department Practitioner ( ODP ) qualification
  • A current, valid registration with the HCPC
  • The legal right to work in the UK

Contact Details:
Tel: 0845 293 7301
Contact: Emma Brennand

You may return to your current search results by clicking here.

Latest Job Listings