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Senior Scrub Nurse / Private Hospital

£44,000 to £47,734
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Scrub Nurse (Band 6) to join our Operating Theatres department in a state of the art private hospital in St Johns Wood.

Senior Scrub Nurse Job Role:

Responsible and accountable for assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating high quality peri-operative care and, as appropriate, leading the team. Care is provided according to the individual needs of the patient and Consultant.


  • Assessing, planning, delivering and evaluation of a high level of peri-operative patient care.
  • Leading individual teams in the role of team leader to ensure adherence to the 5 steps to safer surgery and the safe and efficient running of the list.
  • Exhibiting a high level of teamwork with the Theatre Suite and in the wider hospital environment.
  • Participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the theatre suite, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives.
  • Effective management of resources within the department
  • Participate in education, training and development of other staff
  • Ensure all equipment is checked prior to use and any faults reported immediately.
  • Help to prevent cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilization procedures and a high level of aseptic practice.
  • Prepare patients for invasive procedures, both in Anaesthetics and surgery.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Registered Nurse or Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • Post-registration qualification, i.e. Advanced Scrub Practitioner qualification is desirable.
  • Expert Scrub nurse/practitioner with experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a varied patient case mix.
  • Multi-skilled experience across the robotic, general surgery, urology & gynae specialties would be advantageous, and orthopaedic experience would also be useful, though not essential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in sensitive and challenging situations.


  • Contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%)
  • Private Medical Healthcare
  • 33 day's annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services.
  • Excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.

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  • Job Reference: 706416408-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Daytime Healthcare Recruitment Limited
    Daytime Healthcare Recruitment Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £44,000 to £47,734
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent