Band 5 Anaesthetic Practitioner in County Durham

  • Job Reference: 00000100-1
  • Date Posted: 11 September 2020
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: County Durham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Adam Hodge
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7456 1262

Job Description

Band 5 Anaesthetic Practitioner in County Durham

GP World have a fantastic new opportunity for Band 5 Anaesthetic Practitioner in County Durham

Hours:  This is negotiable

Start Date: - As soon as possible

End date – 3-month Contract with view to extend

 job purpose/summary

  • To provide patient care within the perioperative environment and act as a skilled member of the multidisciplinary team.

  • To assess care needs, develop programmes of care and implement and evaluate these programmes of care, carrying out all relevant forms of peri-operative patient care without direct supervision over a 24-hour period, caring for both adult and paediatric patients undergoing routine and emergency surgery.

  • The post carries a regular commitment to rotational night duty and out-of-hours work.

Dimensions of the job

  • The role of the band 5 Anaesthetic/Recovery practitioner involves providing quality care to patients undergoing surgical procedures within CDDFT.

  • The practitioner will be responsible for ensuring patients have safe episodes of care and ensure the multidisciplinary team are working to this aim.

knowledge, skills, and experience required

  • The post holder must have or be willing to gain in depth knowledge of perioperative care. Providing quality care to patients undergoing surgical procedures with in any Theatre departments within CDDFT.

  • Developing Anaesthetic/Recovery skills to include a variety of surgical specialties and the ability to perform within the trauma/emergency setting.

  • The post-holder will be required to have an RGN/ODP qualification and haveNMC/HPC Registration.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Participate in the monitoring of standards of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.

  • Participate in direct care needs of patients, providing expert knowledge of all clinical specialities and acting as a role model.

  • Participate in audit and monitoring accurate documentation in accordance with trust policy NMC and HPC guidelines.

  • Be competent in facilitating an emergency service covering all specialties provided within the department, during elective and non-elective periods

  • Ensure the safe administration of drugs in accordance with Hospital Policy, and NMC and HPC guidelines.

  • Ensure that all procedures and techniques are carried out in accordance with local competencies and agreed policies and standards.

  • Ensure rights, dignity and confidentiality of the patient is protected at all times, therefore up holding Patient’s Charter Standards (NHS).

  • Act as patients advocate in all matters relating to his/her care, treatment and welfare.

  • Checking on departmental cleanliness and where necessary assisting other members of the team in the preparation, clearing and cleaning of the operating suite and equipment before, during and after operating sessions in accordance with local procedure.

  • Be proactive in promoting equality and diversity in a non-discriminatory environment by acting as a role model.

  • Assisting with record keeping in line with NMC and HPC guidelines.

GP world has a very lucrative referral scheme. Please do contact us should you know of anyone who would be perfect for this role.