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Operating Department Practitioner (ODP)

Nurture Fertility

Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Nurture Fertility

Nurture Fertility, Nottingham, is part of the Fertility Partnership, which is one of the largest providers of IVF in the UK. Our clinics, our staff and our patients, benefit from the partnership and all the expertise within the group.


The Role

The Operating Department Practitioner will be expected to work in a small multi-disciplinary team providing care and support to patients undergoing fertility treatment. They will also need to provide housekeeping duties and will need to be proficient in the theatre related procedures including patient recovery.


Key Responsibilities

  • To oversee the planning and delivery of all patients perioperative care and co-ordinate the processes in the theatre suite and recovery
  • To oversee the ordering of all drugs and equipment required for anaesthesia
  • To maintain anaesthetic and resuscitation equipment including defibrillators, the anaesthetic machine etc.
  • To monitor the patient’s physiological signs, providing airway management if needed.
  • To recover patients following procedures conducted in theatre.
  • To administer prescribed analgesia as required.
  • To be completely confidential in all matters pertaining to Nurture Fertility and The Fertility Partnership and to observe data protection and associated information governance guidelines where appropriate.
  • To co-operate with Nurture Fertility in complying with relevant health and safety legislation and policies and procedures for the proper performance of duties.
  • To be aware of the HFEA Code of Practice and Guidelines and to practice in accordance with these and other statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • To assist in the preparation and presentation of information for internal and external regulatory inspections.
  • To be fully aware of Nurture Fertility’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and to understand the Quality Management System and to contribute to their development and update as required.
  • To contribute to quality assurance, auditing, data input and record keeping, including maintaining accurate clinical databases.
  • To comply with set Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • To actively assist in marketing efforts and help project the image of Nurture Fertility in a positive way at all times.
  • To maintain a clean, safe environment, ensuring adherence to the Clinic’s standards of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control policy and procedures at all time.
  • To develop, apply and update knowledge, specialist skills and expertise in order to contribute to the provision and optimisation of clinical services at Nurture Fertility.
  • To undergo and actively participate in personal performance appraisals and competency reviews in accordance with the clinic’s policy.
  • To undertake and be compliant with all mandatory training.
  • To contribute to on-going research projects and to external or collaborative research.

Qualifications and experience

  • HPCC or NMC Registration or equivalent
  • Relevant Anaesthetic Nurse qualification or Diploma in Operation Department Practice
  • Effective communication skills regarding medical topics with both patients and colleagues
  • Interest in fertility and/or gynaecological nursing
Salary:  £36,000
Closing Date:  07 August 2020

Contact: Recruitment
Nurture Fertility
Nottingham, United Kingdom
NG10 5QG
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 27 July 2020    

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