Bluestones Medical

Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) with Cardiac Experience

  • Temporary
  • South Wales
  • up to £34.46 ph GBP / Hour

Website BSM Bluestones Medical

Location: South Wales.

Salary: Up to £34.46 Ph

Job Role: Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) with Cardiac Experience.


Matching top healthcare professionals to brilliant opportunities, Bluestones Medical have been named Recruiter of the Year for Best Candidate Care and have new roles for ODP’s (Cardiac) in South Wales.

If you thrive in a fast-paced, cutting-edge environment, this role is for you!

We are seeking an experienced Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) with a focus on cardiac procedures to join our healthcare team in South Wales. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of high-quality care to patients undergoing cardiac surgeries, ensuring their safety, comfort, and well-being throughout the perioperative period.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the preparation of operating theatres for cardiac procedures, ensuring all equipment and instruments are sterile and readily available.
  • Collaborate closely with surgical teams to provide support during cardiac surgeries, including monitoring vital signs, administering medications, and assisting with surgical procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and organized operating environment, adhering to strict infection control protocols and safety standards.
  • Monitor patients’ responses to anaesthesia and surgical interventions, intervening promptly to address any complications or changes in condition.
  • Document all relevant patient information, surgical procedures, and medication administration accurately and in accordance with hospital policies and regulatory guidelines.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training to stay updated on the latest advancements in cardiac surgery techniques, equipment, and protocols.

– Valid registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as an Operating Department       Practitioner.
– Proven experience working in cardiac surgery settings, with a strong understanding of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and surgical procedures.
– Proficiency in operating specialized cardiac equipment and instrumentation, with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues as needed.
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
– Meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to upholding high standards of patient care and safety.
– Ability to remain calm and focused under pressure, with the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and emergent situations.
– Strong ethical standards and a compassionate approach to patient care.

Key Skills:
  • Cardiac surgical assistance.
  • Anaesthesia monitoring.
  • Sterile technique.
  • Patient assessment and monitoring.
  • Medication administration.
  • Team collaboration.
  • Infection control.
  • Emergency response.
  • Documentation and record-keeping.
  • Continuous professional development.
  1. Access to shifts on NHS Health Boards via our app or your dedicated consultant.
  2. Support from our Clinical Leads who share over 40 years’ experience of nursing.
  3. Free medical insurance for you and your family* through Medicash.
  4. RapidPay – receive your pay in as little as 24 hours after you submit your timesheet.
  5. Free Ongoing training, Blue Light Card, Uniform & ID Badge
  6. £300 referral scheme.

And many, many more.

Join our team and make a difference in the lives of patients in South Wales.! Your expertise and enthusiasm will contribute to our commitment to providing exceptional care and advancing the field of medicine. Apply today and embark on an exciting career journey with us.  Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to submit their resumes and a cover letter.

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