SHO General Surgery

  • Job Reference: 00000414-1
  • Date Posted: 21 February 2018
  • Location: Whiston, Merseyside
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Surgery
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Emma Dooley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0161 245 4470

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity - SHO in General Surgery - Pre-Op - ASAP for 3 months with the possibility of and extension

Pre-op involves the assessment of patients in all surgical specialities (other than burns and plastics) due to undergo surgery.

The successful applicant will join a team containing a number of very experienced Nurse Clinicians, and the SHO will be expected to fulfil a similar role. This will include:

  • History-taking, with use of electronic patient records system.
  • Physical Assessment
  • Referral for appropriate investigations, and interpretation of the investigations.
  • Decision making as to suitability for anaesthesia and surgery.
  • Liaison with Surgeons, Anaesthetists and other specialists regarding optimisation of patient prior to being passed fit for surgery.
  • Prescribing in the pre-op setting, including management of anticoagulation, bridging therapy etc.


The SHO will have his/her own caseload of patients.