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Work as a theatre nurse in Ireland

Theatre Nurse job description

Working as a theatre nurse, you will be involved in patient care by directly supporting the surgeon before, during and after operations. Theatre nursing is a specialist role that requires in-depth training, over and above being a registered nurse. There is a wide range of temporary and permanent roles available with Bowler-Bentley Recruitment, you can click on the link here to find out more.

 

Being a theatre nurse  

As a theatre nurse, you would be detail-orientated, highly organised and present a calm and patient nature, even in stressful and high-pressure situations.

Your daily duties would include the following responsibilities:

It is crucial that theatre nurses present quick-thinking abilities in order to assess and prioritise patient requirements, as well as collaborate with various medical specialists and departments. 

 

Salaries 

The industry standard for theatre nurses ranges from 38K € to 48K € and will increase based on your number of years of experience in the field. With competitive pay rates, Bowler-Bentley Recruitment will likely be able to push your salary beyond the “going rate”.

 

Qualifications required

To work as a theatre nurse in Ireland, you will be a registered nurse with the NMBI (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland) or entitled to be so registered. Furthermore, you will have undergone specialist training to hone in on the skills required in the theatre and operative sector.

 

Theatre nursing skills

As a theatre nurse, you will:

 

Where can you go with theatre nursing? 

As a theatre nurse, your specialist skills are highly desirable, enabling you to progress into a number of different roles.

With experience, you may want to progress into roles with more responsibility, such as a senior leadership or managerial role, or you may want to become a highly-skilled surgical care practitioner. Some theatre nurses go on to be involved in research, publishing their findings and knowledge acquired after years of experience. Theatre nursing is a great career path that makes for a bright future.

 

How can you progress in your career? 

New job opportunities arise on a daily basis, so if you are open to a career in theatre nursing, take a look through our job posts page on our website or get in touch directly. 

Bowler-Bentley Recruitment will not only ensure the right job fit for you but will also advise and support you in your unique challenges, as well as your long-term development. 

 

Moving to Ireland

We have successfully placed international theatre nurse candidates with clients in Ireland. If you are interested in relocating to Ireland for a theatre nursing role, please get in touch with Bowler-Bentley Recruitment.