Reproductive Health Group
Warrington, United Kingdom
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The Reproductive Health Group provides innovative, high quality Consultant led gynaecology, fertility and IVF care based at the state-of-the-art Centre for Reproductive Health.
We offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced ODP to join our friendly team to offer the best possible care for our patients.
Main purpose of the job
The OPD plays an important role in making sure that every operation is as safe and effective as possible.
Main tasks of the role are as follows:
Manage and lead theatre staff adhering to CQC requirements
Theatre tray ordering
Preparation/recovery of patients
Clinical waste management
Stock orders for ward and theatre
Stock takes and controls
Equipment maintenance and scheduled services
Ensure adequate staffing for anticipated workload
Works as part of the surgical team, nurses, anaesthetists, surgeons, ward staff
Ordinary Controlled drugs
Responsible for ordering O2 and gasses safety
Preparing patient pathways
Any other tasks the Nurse manager allocates as appropriate
Ensure anaesthetic protocols are up to date.
Maintenance of resuscitation trolley
Health and safety in workplace
Characteristics of candidate
Caring and compassionate nature
Be able to work well as part of a team.
Have good communication skills.
Remain calm under pressure.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Be efficient and reliable, with a methodical approach to work.
Pay attention to detail.
Have good observational skills for noticing changes in a patient's condition.
Reacting quickly to emergencies in a confined area.
Be able to gain the trust of colleagues and patients.
Have technical aptitude for working with machines.
Have good hand skills for using surgical instruments.
Have the stamina and fitness levels required for standing and lifting.