Surgical First Assistant
Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Job reference: 016889

Location: Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Job closing date: 28/02/2020

Job posted date: 14/02/2020

Salary: Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.50

Department: Theatres

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Golden Jubilee Foundation

These are new posts within the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, supporting the Consultant Thoracic/General Surgeons in pre-op visiting and surgical first assistance in theatre as well as improving patient flow and reducing cancellations by pre-op virtual review and other measures.  You will be working currently within the main theatre suite and must demonstrate a passion for improving patient care and experience. 


Ideally you will have gained the surgical first assistant qualification, however there is an opportunity to undertake the AFPP toolkit to achieve this whilst in post, therefore you must be committed to professional development and be able to demonstrate personal development to date within your application.

It is essential that you have full membership of AFPP.


You will have support from the medical team and from existing Surgical Care Practitioner and Advanced Scrub Practitioners in the thoracic and General surgery team.


For informal enquiries please call Karen Boylan, Theatre Services Manager 0141 951 5155


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