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Operating Department Practitioner

ITM Healthcare

Buckingham

Temporary

£34 - £40/hour

MK181NL

Posted: 08/02/2024

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Job Title: Operating Department Practitioner (ODP)
Location: Buckinghamshire
Job Type: Temporary
Hourly Pay Rate: £34 - £40 per hour
Are you an experienced Operating Department Practitioner Nurse in Buckinghamshire looking for better pay rates and increased flexibility from your career?
ITM Healthcare is a leading temporary nursing agency specialising in providing healthcare staffing solutions. We are currently seeking skilled and experienced Operating Department Practitioner Nurses (ODPs) to join our dedicated team. As an ODP Nurse, you will play a vital role in assisting with surgical procedures, ensuring patient safety, and providing high-quality care in a variety of clinical settings.
Responsibilities:
* Preparing operating rooms and equipment for surgical procedures, ensuring cleanliness and sterility.
* Assisting the surgical team during procedures, providing support to surgeons, anaesthetists, and other healthcare professionals.
* Administering and monitoring anaesthesia, ensuring patient comfort and safety.
* Preparing patients for surgery, including verifying medical history, taking vital signs, and explaining the procedure.
* Collaborating with the surgical team to ensure efficient workflow and optimal patient outcomes.
* Managing surgical instruments, equipment, and supplies, ensuring proper handling and maintenance.
* Monitoring patients' vital signs and responding promptly to any changes or emergencies.
* Providing post-operative care and support, including wound dressing, pain management, and patient education.
* Documenting all patient care activities accurately and maintaining comprehensive medical records.
* Adhering to infection control protocols and maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
Requirements:
1. Current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as an Operating Department Practitioner.
2. Experience working with anaesthetics and a comprehensive understanding of surgical procedures.
3. Strong knowledge of anaesthesia equipment, monitoring techniques, and patient assessment.
4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
5. Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to remain calm and focused on high-pressure situations.
6. Demonstrated commitment to patient safety, confidentiality, and ethical standards.
7. Flexibility to adapt to changing work environments and schedules.
8. Fully enhanced DBS certification.
9. Additional certifications or qualifications relevant to the role are highly desirable.
Benefits of Working at ITM Healthcare:
1. Competitive hourly pay rates ranging from £34 to £40 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
2. Flexible working schedules to suit your availability and lifestyle.
3. Opportunity to gain experience in various clinical settings, including hospitals, surgical centres, and outpatient clinics.
4. Access to a wide range of temporary assignments, offering professional growth and development opportunities.
5. Dedicated support from our friendly and experienced team, available 24/7 to address your needs and concerns.
6. Weekly pay and hassle-free payroll management.
7. Continuous training and education programs to enhance your skills and knowledge.
8. Employee recognition programs and incentives.
Join ITM Healthcare as an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) in Buckinghamshire today and embark on a rewarding nursing career where your skills and compassion can make a positive impact on patients' lives.
Note: ITM Healthcare recognizes the value of diversity and encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer

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