Operating Department Practitioner

Società: CV-Library
Tipo di lavoro: Tempo-pieno
Stipendio: GBP 33.000 / annuale

Operating Department Practitioner

Unit / Department Reports to

Theatre Manager / Team Leader with professional accountability to senior members of the clinical team

Position Summary

To provide a high standard of efficient, individualised patient care as part of the clinical team

Qualifications / Key Selection Criteria


ODP NVQ level 3 or equivalent

Sound written and verbal communication skills

Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required

Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the business Demonstrated Customer Service skills

* Basic Computer Skills.

* Current ALS provider certificate. (If not available will be expected to obtain within 6 month of employment.)


Anaesthetic, Recovery or Scrub experience

Behavioural Attributes

Personal Resilience

Be positive and even tempered in the workplace


Demonstrate honesty, integrity and ethics in the workplace.


Focuses own and others actions to achieve goals

Personal & Professional Development

Act in a professional manner at all times when dealing with internal and external customers

Promote the company in a positive manner both internally and externally Demonstrate a good work ethic that includes punctuality, integrity,

respect of others and a commitment to professional practice

Be responsible and accountable for own designated responsibilities Participate in the annual Performance Development Review process

Undertake reasonable training and development in order to retain and improve upon existing skills

Customer Service

Treat all customers with respect and equality whilst meeting all aspects of our services in a timely and professional manner

Maintain communication networks with key senior managers, staff and other stakeholders so that quality business outcomes are achieved

Promote the services and people of the hospital to both internal and external clients

Teamwork and Communication

Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and within a team structure

Behave in a friendly and supportive manner to other employees

Work collaboratively and cooperatively with all members of the team Resolves any workplace conflict in a professional manner through the

correct organisational processes

* Assist new members of staff to effectively perform their role

* Demonstrate good communication skills

* Be a member of the Resuscitation team .

Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders and report outcomes or needs to the relevant manager or team leader

Attend departmental meetings and read relevant communications while contributing to improving standards of services in line with the needs of the business

Technical Skills & Application

Deliver a high standard of efficient, individualised patient care, being sensitive to patients needs for dignity and privacy

Ensures that the agreed standards of patient care and confidentiality are maintained.

Continuous Improvement

Promote best practice in line with organisational policies and procedures Be involved and support quality projects being undertaken in the

department and the organization

Maintain ALS provide qualification

Risk Minimisation

Undertake local workplace health and safety training including induction and mandatory training sessions, such as Manual Handling and Emergency Procedures

Participates in and contribute to health and safety to ensure a safe work environment for clients, community, staff and visitors

Report all incidents and hazards utilising the appropriate reporting procedures and mechanisms

* All job holders have a duty and are expected to comply with infection control policies and best practice guidelines. Those with managerial responsibilities are expected to ensure that staff have the infrastructure, resources, and teaching and training required to encourage compliance with infection control policies and best practice guidelines.

Responsible for adhering to the Company’s Risk Management policies Responsible for adhering to the Company’s policies on Confidentiality

and Information Security whether in paper form or electronic. All job

holders are required to act with Data Protection and Information Security in mind. If you are ever in any doubt, please ask your line manager before disclosing data to anyone for any reason

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