Operating Department Practitioners

£26,628 yearly
  • Army
  • United Kingdom
  • 03 Nov, 2020
Full time Defence and Military

Job Description

When it comes to surgery, Operating Department Practitioners are crucial. They prepare operating theatres and work alongside surgeons and anaesthetists during procedures. In this role you can be posted all over the world and help patients with all kinds of injuries and illnesses. In short you’re a key member of the medical team, helping to save lives.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare operating theatres before surgery.
  • Help military surgeons and anaesthetists during surgery.
  • Help with post operative patient care.
  • Get a UK recognised Higher Education Diploma in Operating Department Practice.
  • Involved in all aspects of care during the immediate pre surgical and anaesthetic phase through recovery.