Cardiothoracic Scrub Practitioner - London

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  1.  Job Particulars


Job Title

Cardiothoracic Scrub Practitioner (Bank)

Pay Band

Band 6


St Bartholomew’s Hospital

Reports to

Team Leader

Responsible to

Theatre Matron


 Job Purpose


Be a proficient practitioner in Cardiothoracic Theatres, the post holder acts as a professional role model and clinical teacher. He/she also provides effective mentorship and supervision, participating in the education and training of nursing and non-nursing staff.

To ensure safe, efficient timely individualised care is delivered in line with local and national targets.

           Key Working Relationships



Senior sister/Charge Nurse/Team Leaders

General manager-cardiovascular services

Practice development lead-perioperative

Patient activity manager/bed manager

Surgical care Practitioners

Allied Health Professionals

Surgical team members including Consultants, Registrars, Junior Doctors

Lead Clinicians both surgical and anaesthetic

Perfusion department Lead

A & C Staff

Ward Managers/Intensive Care Staff

Sterile services department


Further information


The post holder is expected to actively promote and implement the Trust’s equal opportunities policies and procedures.

The post holder must at all times carry out duties and responsibilities with due regard to the Trust’s equal opportunities policies and procedures.

The post holder must ensure that personal information for patients, members of staff and all other individuals is accurate, up-to-date, kept secure and confidential at all times in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998, the Caldicott principles and the common law duty of confidentiality. 

The post holder must follow the record keeping guidelines established by the Trust to ensure compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The post holder is expected to take responsibility for self-development on a continuous basis, undertaking on-the-job and other training as required.

The post holder is required to familiarise him/herself with and comply with the Trust’s policies and procedures.


The post holder must be aware of individual responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act and identify and report, as necessary, any untoward accident, incident or potentially hazardous environment.


All staff must ensure that they comply with the Trust's Infection Control policies and procedures and undertake relevant training for any deficit in their practice and knowledge. Staff must take personal responsibility for their own actions in relation to infection prevention and control practices during their day to day work.


The post holder is expected to develop IT skills.


The post holder may be required to undertake duties at any location within the Trust, in order to meet service needs.


This job description is intended as a guide to the main responsibilities of the post and not as an exhaustive list of duties and tasks.  The post holder may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to his/her grade, which are not listed above, at the direction of his/her manager. 

The job description may be amended from time to time after consultation with the post holder.


The Trust operates a No Smoking Policy

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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