Apprentice Operating Department Practitioner

  • Job Reference: 00000193-1
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: NHS
  • Location: Steeton, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £22,816 to £24,836
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Apprenticeship

Job Description

1. Participate in the planning, implementation and assessing of patient care under supervision.

2. Work as a flexible Theatre team member in full support of the Theatre team.

3. Ensure all documentation is completed accurately, legibly and confidentiality is maintained.

4. Perform operating department work in accordance with agreed policies and procedures.

5. Adhere to the guidelines and policies pertaining to the safe administration and storage of drugs within the department.

6. Participate in the provision of 24-hour cover of the department, as directed by the Theatre Sisters / Charge ODP and or Clinical Theatre Managers.

7. Participate in the Trust wide placement rotation when necessary.

8. Ensure maintenance of good working relationships, communication, and teamwork with all disciplines within the department plus wards / department within the hospital. Any duties as directed by the clinical managers or lead nurse / ODP in a specific theatre.

9. Transfer of patients using various modes of transport, throughout the hospital adhering to the current manual handling regulations and theatre competencies.

10. Contribute to the support of patients in transition from one caring setting to another.

11. Participating in team briefs and patient safety check lists. SCRUB ROLE & CIRCULATING DUTIES Under the supervision of a registered practitioner: