Senior Anaesthetic Practitioner - Cardiac

London, GB-LND
Competitive Salary
24 Oct 2018
21 Nov 2018
Job Type

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.

The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.

In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electrochemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal surgery, intracranial and peripheral nerve surgery as well as pioneering neurosurgery.

Our Theatres service includes 13 Operating Theatres spread over 3 sites with a vast array of procedures covered. These include; Neurology Surgeries, Orthopaedic, Cardiothoracic, Hepatobiliary, General Surgery, Bariatrics, Urology, Plastics, Robotic Surgery, ENT & Opthalmics.

Job Description

The Senior Theatre Practitioner will gain invaluable experience working with leading surgeons, where you will focus on the highest standards of patient care and safety whilst developing your own skills and the skills of colleagues within the wider MDT.

This is a full-time role of 37.5 hours, on early and lates with rotational on-call responsibilities. 

The salary range for this role is £39,000 - £46,000 dependent on experience, with an additional 4% Shift Enhancement.

Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell and excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assesses and prepares patient care requirements independently and acts as a resource for staff.
  • Assists the Anaesthetist in delivery of care to the anaesthetised patient.
  • Supports staff in delivering appropriate patient care.
  • Supervises and ensures staff deliver appropriate patient care.
  • Ensures that policies and procedures relating to administration of medicines, blood and blood products are followed.

Skills & Experience

  • RGN/ODP Qualification and relevant registration with the NMC/HCPC
  • Previous experience in a similar post
  • Cardiac experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

You will also actively participate as a member of a team to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.