Theatre Nurse Mullingar

Servisource Healthcare
August 28, 2020
Mullingar, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Adhoc, Full-time, Part-time
Education Requirements
Third Level Degree
Experience Requirements
1 Year
Job Responsibilities
Work as part of a multidisciplinary team and deliver patient centered care at all times
Job Industry
Negotiable per week
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Servisource Healthcare is currently recruiting experienced Theatre Nurses (Scrub Nurse, Anesthetic Nurse, Recovery Nurse, Endoscopy Nurse) to be placed in our client facility within the Mullingar area.

This is a whole time equivilant role (Monday to Saturday- 39 hours per week) with an immediate start. 

The ideal candidate will be caring, empathetic and compassionate, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work on a team and on your own initiative. 

Benefits for Registered General Nurse South Dublin

  • Excellent rates of pay. 
  • We subsidise all mandatory training which requires renewal every two years (People Moving & Handling, CPR/OFA, Infection Prevention Control, Elder Abuse, MAPA/NCVI)
  • We provide a free Servisource nurse’s uniform in your new starter pack and a new uniform for every year that you work with Servisource!
  • We will pay €100 towards the renewal of your INMO registration fee if you have worked 200+ hours for us in the past year.
  • Refer a Friend – a fee of €150 will be awarded to the referrer if you refer a Nurse to us and they are activated (when the nurse has worked 120+ hours with Servisource)

Theatre staff and responsibilities:

Scrub Nurse:

  • Aware of gowning and gloving technique and correct procedure for handwashing
  • Understand the correct procedure for setting up a sterile trolley and maintaining sterility during surgery
  • Assist the surgeon during the surgery and carry out ‘Time Out’ for all surgeries.
  • Aware the correct procedure for the counting of swabs, blades, sutures and injection needles and disposable of all sharps
  • Aware of the correct procedure for the handover of histology specimens for the laboratory
  • Complete all relevant documentation

Anaesthetic Nurse

  • Assisting the Anaesthetist when putting the patients to sleep
  • Preparing all equipment such as anaesthetic machine and carry out the watchdog test on machine 
  • Drugs needed for the daily lists
  • Aware of various tubes and equipment needed in order for anaesthetic to be administered
  • Knowledge of difficult intubation trolley and its contents and uses
  • Awareness of controlled drug count at beginning and end of lists
  • Complete all relevant documentation

Recovery Nurse:

  • Competent in the care of the unconscious patient and competent in the post-operative care such as, respiratory efficiency and function, suction, and oxygen therapy
  • Awareness of the various tubes when intubating a patient for example Laryngeal Mask Airway and various ET tubes.
  • Pain management – Intra/Post op pain scoring system
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is complete before the patients return to the ward, for example, care plans, observations and Early Warning Score.
  • Handover to ward nurse with appropriate information.

Endoscopy Nurse

  • Aware of safe management and safe handling of scopes ( gastro and colonoscope)
  • Competent when the procedure is complete in how to clean and detach the scopes for the processor
  • Awareness of PPE when carrying out scopes
  • Understand the importance of correct handover of histology for the laboratory.
  • Competent in maintenance of patients airway while the patient is sedated and awareness of the patients vital signs during the procedure
  • Complete all relevant documentation

Nursing Applicants must have the following;

  1. Candidates must have up-to-date and relevant certificates in Manual Handling, CPR and Infection Control.
  2. Willingness to undertake Garda Vetting is essentia
  3. Registered on the Irish live register - An Bord Altranais
  4. Full immunisations against Hepatitis B are a must
  5. All candidates must have a Nursing Midwives Board of Ireland (NMBI/ABA) PIN 
  6. At least 2 years experience working in a Theatre in a busy Hospital environment

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence. If you a have experience working as a Theatre Nurse, are currently living in Ireland, and have your NMBI Registration, please send your updated CV to [email protected] quoting JO-2007-452469 in the subject bar of the email. Only suitable candidates who meet these requirements will be contacted. 

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