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Operational Department Practitioner (ODP) at Medacs Healthcare Nursing Jobs

Operational Department Practitioner (ODP)

Medacs Healthcare Nursing Jobs Manchester, Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Full Time
£30,000/ year
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Role Purpose

Deliver safe quality care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care. To lead and manage a team, coordinating staff training needs and resource requirements within a peri-operative function or surgical specialty.

The ideal candidate will have :

Experience of working within theatres Scrub, Anaesthesia and Recovery.
Must be ODP/RGN qualified and have a valid HCPC/NMC registration
Private Hospital experience or Cosmetic / plastics experienceAnesthetics

Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate anesthetic equipment, emergency drugs and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures incorporating various types of anesthesia
Conduct mandatory patient safety checks in conjunction with the team and according to policy, including 'pause' prior to administration of regional anesthesia
Assist the Anesthetist throughout the perioperative phase of care
Assist the Anesthetist in monitoring the patient's condition throughout the procedure, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning
Work as part of the operating team to provide safe quality care to the patient throughout the procedure


Complete mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the surgical procedure, during and pre wound closure in line with Ensuring that all swab, instrument and needle counts are conducted and documented
SFA/SCP refer to relevant role profile if practitioner is trained and competent to undertake the role


Assemble, prepare and check the appropriate recovery equipment, consumables and drugs to ensure appropriate and safe care of the patient during immediate post-operative phase of care
The ability to coordinate the use of supplies and additional equipment during the immediate post- operative phase of care ensuring the equipment is used appropriately and safely
Assist the anesthetist during the immediate post-operative phase of care as and when required
Monitor the patient's condition throughout the phase of care, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning
Proactively monitor the patient's level of discomfort/pain and take appropriate action to ensure the patient is comfortable

Personal Attributes

Flexible and
Strong interpersonal Attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Motivated and enthusiastic.
Caring and Professional Drive and enthusiasm.
Ability to work in a team, and using own Punctual and reliable.


Significant post-registration experience within a high acuity
Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations
Previous experience working within an acute healthcare
Previous experiencing managing and leading a clinical
Experience of applying clinical
reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills.
Experience of cosmetic and Plastic surgery.

Knowledge/ Skills/Qualifications

Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC
Post-registration qualification relevant to functional specialty e. Advanced Scrub Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant qualification [for scrub leads].
ENB 998 and/or mentorship Approved / recognised anaesthetic course. ILS.
Mentorship qualification ILM3
Advanced Scrub Practitioner
Previous qualification in IT GCSE at grade A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or Functional skills level 2 evidence.
Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software


As a preferred NHS supplier across England, Scotland and Wales, we are a great option for general and speciality nurses looking for the flexibility, choice and additional income agency work provides. We also have plenty of private work options, friendly staff and are always looking to provide the best, most helpful experience for our agency nurses, such as our and where we currently have agency nursing shifts.

Apply today: Simply click the 'Apply for This Job' button below or email your CV to (url removed). Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed) - Choose Option 2

We look forward to working with you.

Medacs Healthcare is acting as an employment agency on this vacancy.

Please note that, due to the volume of applications, we are only able to contact candidates who meet the requirements of our Clients

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