Team Leader - Orthopaedic Scrub
Swansea Bay University Health Board
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At Neath Port Talbot Hospital we are embracing a truly once-in a generation, state of the art development, and taking our first steps towards our vision of creating an Orthopaedic, Spinal and Urology Centre of Excellence.
Now this vison is becoming a reality, we have an exciting opportunity for motivated, enthusiastic, dynamic, committed individuals to lead and develop our energetic and vibrant team.
Our Centre of Excellence is seeking experienced scrub practitioners, to undertake the role of Scrub Team leader within Orthopaedics - This post is open to both RGN and RODP
The post holders will be required to supervise a team to assess, develop, implement and evaluate perioperative patient care on a daily basis and works closely with all disciplines to ensure the effective running of a theatre within our department within set guidelines in the absence of the Speciality Manager on duty. The post holder will be required to provide specialist scrub assistance in theatre, managing their own workload and supervises the work of others within a team.
The post holder will be involved in deployment, supervision and teaching of staff within the clinical area and support the Speciality Manager on duty in providing clinical and managerial leadership to Nursing/Operating Department Practitioners and support staff.
Our Health Board values are at the heart of everything we do, these include Caring for each other working together and always improving.
Main duties of the job
Contribute to the daily running of the designated hub, ensuring theprovision of the highest standards of care, services and patient safety inline with the Health Boards values.
Provide professional leadership within the clinical area, providing direction, and inspirational leadership to all members of the team, acting as a role model at all times ensuring professional standards are maintained.
Take the role of theatre coordinator in the absence of the Theatre Hub Speciality Manager / Theatre Matron.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.
As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.
You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.
There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.
We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.
Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.
If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.
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