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Theatre Scrub Nurse - RGN - NHS Band 5

Theatre Scrub Nurse - RGN - NHS Band 5 - Bristol - £22,000 - £28,700 per annum plus

Additional funding for qualifications such as anaesthetic qualifications also available.

I am currently recruiting for newly qualified preceptorship band 5 Theatre Scrub Nurses for NHS theatres.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop your career within the NHS or if you are seeking a career change and to move into the NHS this is a great opportunity.

The hospital will support nurses of all levels of experience with fantastic training provided in simulation rooms.

As a theatre Scrub Nurse ( RGN ) you will scrub and treat patients in a wide variety of surgical procedures and full training and support is given

As a Theatre Scrub Nurse - RGN - NHS Band 5, your main 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 Scrub nurse for a variety of specialities carried out within the department as directed.

  • To act as circulating nurse for a variety of surgical specialities

  • 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 all clinical and legal documents are completed and that they are accurate and legible in accordance with the Trust guidelines.

  • Ensure the understanding of the nature of confidentiality

  • Maintain appropriate stock levels within the theatre areas and participate in budgetary control.

  • Ensure the economical use of resources.

  • Development of own and others professional practice in line with personal development plan

As a Theatre Scrub Nurse - RGN - NHS Band 5, you will have/be:

  • A Registered General Nurse ( RGN ) qualification

  • A keen interest in working within a Theatre setting

  • A current, valid registration with the NMC

  • The legal right to work in the UK

For more information on this role please contact James at Liquid Healthcare on 0161 234 9785 or email

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