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Healthcare Assistant - The Hill

Job Description

Job Summary To provide support to the nursing team registered nurse and other members of the multidisciplinary team for the delivery of high standard care to patients, in a safe and caring environment.

Ensuring prescribed care is implemented for patients, under supervision of trained staff.
Ensuring that it is non-discriminatory and non-prejudicial
Ensure all care is provided in accordance with company policies. Responsible To Lead Nurse / Clinical Manager Key Responsibilities • Assist the clinical staff in the promotion of efficient and effective use of resources
• Receive all patients / visitors to the service in a pleasant efficient manner ensuring the appropriate person is notified of their arrival
• To deal with enquiries in a helpful and courteous manner, being aware of the need to maintain confidentiality at all times
• To demonstrate competence in the accurate recording of routine clinical observations
• To recognise abnormal recordings or signs of change in a patient' condition and report changes to the registered nurse
• To carry out clinical skills relevant to the unit – vital signs observations, ECG recording, phlebotomy, simple dressings, urinalysis
• To assist the clinical team with data entry, filing and maintenance of accurate documentation of care
• To ensure treatment rooms/ areas are adequately stocked, tidy and fit for purpose.
• Use appropriate infection control procedures
• Provide escort duties within the service as necessary at the discretion of the nurse in charge
• Participating fully as a team member sharing knowledge and information and therefore promoting a cohesive team
• Accurately record up to date information on records ensuring that other departments are promptly informed of any changes
• To recognise and understand the roles and responsibilities of individuals working in the team
• To identify risks and report them to the appropriate person
• Respect privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients and carers
• Act as a chaperone as and when required
• Ensuring at all times anti-discriminatory and non prejudicial practice
• Ensure effective communications skills with patients particularly when there are communication barriers i.e. language
• Participates in changes to practice
• Assists in performing audit as requested within the clinical environment Skills & Experience To be successful in this role you will have:
• Previous experience in a GP practice, minor injuries unit, urgent care centre and any other primary care setting
•Previous clinical skills experience – phlebotomy, ECG recording, simple dressings, taking and recording vital signs
• Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
• Able to prioritise and meets deadlines
• Can demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment
• Ability to work with other professions and to work under supervision
• Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
• Is prepared to continue educational studies and learn new skills
• Ability to complete tasks to deadlines and to a specified standard.
• Ability to be flexible in approach to work
• Previous experience within a health setting with reliable work record
• Able to work effectively as part of a team
• Understanding of patient confidentiality
• Understanding of the need to keep and maintain accurate records Qualifications • NVQ Level 2 or agreement to undertake within 6 months
• Good Basic General Education
• Literate and Numerate Additional Information This is a full time permanent role with 375 hours per week.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

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