Job role: Band 5 Scrub Nurse (RN) / ODP-Community Podiatric Surgery.
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Full-time.
Country: United Kingdom.
Salary: £28,407 – £34,581 per year.
Shift & Schedule: Monday to Friday.
About the Job.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Nurse or ODP to work within our small but dynamic community Podiatric Surgery team. You will be expected to support the surgical team in the preparation and monitoring of patients attending for day surgery as well as taking an active role in providing post-operative wound care, telephone advice, and scheduling of theatres.
Experience in the ability to “Scrub” would be advantageous but not essential.
Podiatric surgery is the highly skilled surgical division of podiatry. Specializing in surgery below the ankle, including but not limited to fusions, corrections, and amputations. We are based in Chelmsley Wood Primary Care Centre, Monday to Friday with no on-call rota and free parking.
We are recognized as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognize that we need incredible staff to do this.
Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:
Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment to offering flexible working where we can;
Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.
UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination, and ensuring each member of staff reaches their true potential, achieves their ambitions, and thrives in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organization where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at the Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture that empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviors and to enable people to bring their ‘whole self’ to a kinder, more connected, and bold place to work.
- We are looking for a dynamic individual who will encompass the trust’s and NHS’s core values.
- You must have current and active NMC or HCPC registration.
- Assisting with the monitoring and implementation of all departmental and Trust policies, procedures, and protocols.
- Assisting in the management, coordination, and participation in the daily running of theatre and out-patient lists.
- Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate individual patient care within nurse-led out-patient clinics.
- You will be also expected to prepare, check, and make ready for use all equipment and instruments required for surgical and clinical procedures, including cleaning and minor maintenance. As well as assisting Podiatric Surgeons and Anaesthetists within the theatre and recovery environment.
- Current or recent experience of working in a theatre environment.
- Ability to holistically and systemically assess patient & suitability for surgery in pre-, peri, and post-operative state.
- Assist surgeon and supervise non-registered personnel in a theatre environment.
- Maintain written and computer-based records.
- Communicating with patients, family members, and carers.
- Maintaining computer-based records.
- Adherence to Trust and Department policies and procedures.
- Concentrate on accurate recording of patient information at all times during clinical/surgical sessions.