Theatre/Endoscopy Practitioner

NHS Highland

This vacancy is no longer advertised
33.75 HOURS
£22,218- £28,746 PRO RATA
Feel like a change from the hustle and bustle?
At the Lorn & Islands Hospital we require a scrub/endoscopy practitioner, with a UK recognised qualification.
Experience with Theatre Scrub and some knowledge in endoscopy are needed for this full time post. This post also covers an on call rota for emergencies.
Experience in monitoring of patients receiving conscious sedation for endoscopy would also be advantageous.
In our friendly theatre suite we have one theatre and one endoscopy room where our three general surgeons, one physician, one oral surgeon plus local dentists and a visiting urologist and ophthalmologist offer a varied programme of general, urology, ophthalmology, colorectal, laparoscopic, oral and dental surgery. In addition our physician and surgeons also provide a very busy endoscopy service. We have three anaesthetists who provide an offsite ECT service and a monthly pain block session. The patients who access our services are always very appreciative of the high quality of care and the personal attention they receive here. You could help us to maintain and improve this service.
The multi-skilled team here can offer and support you professionally with:
Scrub experience
Endoscopy experience
Recovery experience
Anaesthetic experience if desired
Many courses and study days are held locally to maintain your professional development.
Socially, Oban is a great place to live, with outstanding opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking, sailing, diving, canoeing and horse riding on your doorstep as well as the Outer Hebrides to explore.
Come for an informal visit and see for yourself. The team are waiting to welcome you.
Informal enquiries are welcomed to Iona MacCallum, Theatre/Endoscopy Sister on 01631 788979 e-mail
For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website:
Application packs are available from HR Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel 01546 606788 (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail -
Please quote job reference number 16ab/165
The closing date is 20 October 2016

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