Surgical First Assistant, Theatre nursingLiverpool
Permanent Contract - Full or Part-time
£31,000 - £35,000 per annum (full-time)
TTM Healthcare are currently recruiting an experienced First Surgical Assistant. Our client is a charitable hospital who continually re-invest their profits into improving their patient services and hospital equipment. They have 2 modern surgical theatres and 32 en-suite inpatient rooms.
As you will know, your main duties as a surgical first assistant will be to provide skilled assistance to the surgeon as part of the anaesthetic, recovery or surgical team to ensure the effective and safe delivery of patient care in the peri-operative environment.
Main duties include:
a) assisting in the safe positioning of the patient with the ODP and surgeon
b) prepping and draping the patient for surgery
c) nerve and deep tissue retraction.
d) tissue and organ manipulation for exposure or access
e) assist with haemostasis to secure a clear operative field
f) use of suction as guided by the surgeon
g) camera manipulation during minimal access surgery
h) assist with wound closure
Who are we looking for?
We are seeking a Surgical First Assistant / Advanced Scrub Practitioner qualification with current NMC / HCPC registration. You will come form a strong clinical background across all specialities including gynaecology.
Access to a pension scheme
Free car parking
Access to further training and continued professional development