0161 4640906 hr@jpmedicals.co.uk

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  • Date posted

    January 22, 2024

  • Closing date

    January 21, 2025

  • Hiring location


  • Offered salary


  • Career level

    Band 5

  • Qualification

    Bachelor Degree

  • Experience

    1 - 2 Years

  • Quantity

    1 person



JP Medicals Recruitment, a leading NHS healthcare recruitment agency is currently recruiting a dedicated Pre-operative Assessment Nurse HCPC registration to work in regular and flexible shifts at Spire Leicester Hospital

Enjoy working with a leading recruitment agency with exclusive benefits, competitive pay, and top-class customer service.

Job Description

The post holder is responsible for the pre-operative anaesthetic and medical assessment of patients being prepared for a variety of surgical procedures.

Provide a comprehensive anaesthetic and medical assessment, including baseline outcome measurement, ensuring that all necessary investigations ( follow NG45 with local guidance) and results are collated prior to the patients admission.

Liaise with Anaesthetists/Surgeons regarding potential medical problems and issues regarding surgery. This role will also include appropriate onward referral to primary and secondary care providers to ensure pre-operative health is optimised.

To liaise closely with clinic administrators regarding booked admissions, cancellations and DNAs.

To liaise closely with ward managers, consultant surgeons and anaesthetic staff, nurse specialists, dieticians, therapists, discharge coordinator and MDT regarding complex admissions and patients with potential discharge problems.

How to Apply for a Job in a  Pre-operative Assessment Nurse

Spire Leicester Hospital

Please apply online with a copy of your most recent CV, who meets the above requirements and is interested in this position?

Please feel free to Email registration@jpmedicals.co.uk, the best nursing agency in the UK.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer as we follow the Equality and Diversity policy.



To provide specialist nursing advice and support to patients, their families and other healthcare professionals from point of decision to carry out surgical intervention through to admission. To actively contribute to the reduction of length of stay. To carry out detailed preoperative assessment of elective patients, including initiation of discharge planning procedures. Perform and document medical and nursing pre-operative assessment. This includes patient history, health screening and carrying out a medical examination. Give pre-operative advice and support and initiate appropriate referral to other members of the multi-disciplinary team, as part of the patients surgical pathway. To carry out/ initiate preoperative investigations/diagnostic tests in line with existing pre-assessment protocols & NICE guidance.


Why should you apply with JP Medicals Recruitment? -Regular and ad hoc shifts -Excellent rate of pay -Umbrella and PAYE pay option -Free Mandatory Training -Free DBS -Fast-track compliance process -Friendly Recruitment Consultant -Referral Bonus.

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