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Surgical First Assistant

  • Closing date31/07/2024
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Chiltern Hospital - Great Missenden

Overview

Surgical First Assistant
The Chiltern Hospital
37.5 Hours & Permanent

Salary: Up to £48,000.00 per year

The Chiltern Hospital in Great Missenden are part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Surgical First Assistant to join their team of staff in the Theatre department. We are seeking individuals with Orthopaedics experience.

This is a full time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • ILS.
  • Mentorship qualification
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations.
  • Previous experience working within an acute healthcare environment.
  • Surgical First Assistant Certificate

Duties of this role include: 

  • To deliver safe quality care for patients during their perioperative phase of care.  To support and assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department.
  • Assist in the delivery of patient care.
  • Contribute to quality improvement.
  • Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self.
  • Apply and promote best evidence based practice within own scope of practice.
  • Apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly.
  • Maintain knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act. Ensuring appropriate measures are taken in respect of Health and Safety for patients, relatives, visitors, hospital staff and contractors.
  • Achieve agreed objectives and demonstrating CHG behaviours at all time.
  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments, and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Life insurance
  • One paid charity/volunteer day per year
  • Extensive rewards and voluntary benefits including blue light card
  • Free wellbeing services
  • High Value Employee Referral Scheme
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Nicola.mcmaster@circlehealthgroup.co.uk

Interested?

Apply for this job

  • Closing date31/07/2024
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Chiltern Hospital - Great Missenden

Overview

Surgical First Assistant
The Chiltern Hospital
37.5 Hours & Permanent

Salary: Up to £48,000.00 per year

The Chiltern Hospital in Great Missenden are part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Surgical First Assistant to join their team of staff in the Theatre department. We are seeking individuals with Orthopaedics experience.

This is a full time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • ILS.
  • Mentorship qualification
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations.
  • Previous experience working within an acute healthcare environment.
  • Surgical First Assistant Certificate

Duties of this role include: 

  • To deliver safe quality care for patients during their perioperative phase of care.  To support and assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department.
  • Assist in the delivery of patient care.
  • Contribute to quality improvement.
  • Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self.
  • Apply and promote best evidence based practice within own scope of practice.
  • Apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly.
  • Maintain knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act. Ensuring appropriate measures are taken in respect of Health and Safety for patients, relatives, visitors, hospital staff and contractors.
  • Achieve agreed objectives and demonstrating CHG behaviours at all time.
  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments, and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Life insurance
  • One paid charity/volunteer day per year
  • Extensive rewards and voluntary benefits including blue light card
  • Free wellbeing services
  • High Value Employee Referral Scheme
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Nicola.mcmaster@circlehealthgroup.co.uk

Interested?

Apply for this job

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