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Surgical First Assistant

Posted 7 days ago

  • Islington, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
Role: SFA (Surgical First Assistant)
Location: London
Hours: Full-time (4 days a week)
Salary: Up to £47,000
A fantastic private hospital in London is looking for an experienced SFA to join their outstanding team.
As a Surgical First Assistant you will be a fully qualified practitioner who provides competent and dedicated surgical assistance to the operating surgeon throughout the surgery.
Main duties:
Preparing the patient for surgery.
Confidently handle the tissue and manipulation of organs for access.
Use retractors competently under the supervision of the surgeon.
Be able to cut deep sutures and ligatures.
Assist with wound closure where directed.
Apply dressings where required.
Requirements:
You must be an Operating Department Practitioner or Registered Nurse with full NMC/HCPC registration.
A Post-graduate qualification as a Surgical First Assistant.
At least 6-months of UK experience as a Scrub/SFA.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
As an SFA the hospital will give you great additional benefits:
Generous Annual leave.
Employee Assistance Programme.
A generous pension scheme.
Annual salary increases.
Family and friends treatment discount.
Staff social events
Free Flu Jabs.
And much more...

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