Healthcare Assistant
London Bridge Hospital
3d ago

Healthcare Assistant-Outpatients

  • Wellington
  • HCA Healthcare UK The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

    We are now recruiting for Healthcare Assistant within The Outpatient Department at The Platinum Medical Centre

    The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including : neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.

    We are excited to be able to offer an exciting opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join the outpatient department within our Platinum Medical Centre.

    The PMC is the largest private diagnostic and outpatient centre in the country and will serve 70,000 outpatients every year.

    The PMC houses an extensive state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging centre, complete with seven floors of 50 consulting rooms, 4 day surgery theatres, and a 12 bedded day surgery unit.

    Job Description

    To provide and deliver a customer service to a world class level for our patients, visitors and consultants. As a health care assistant, you will work under the guidance of a registered nurse.

    Assist in organisation of clinics, chaperoning and assisting medical staff in outpatient procedures.

    Salary : £21,000 £25,000 dependent on experience

    This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week (Flexibility of shifts required)

    Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received

    Reward and recognition - We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.

    5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education.

    We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Keeping the treatment rooms organised, clean and tidy at all timesMonitor stock levels and inform clinical staff when additional stock needs to be orderedEnsure clinical areas are restocked regularlyClean and inspect equipment reporting any faultsDemonstrate a high standard of customer care in dealing with consultants, other clinical staff, patients and relativesRecognise own limitations and request assistance as necessaryMaintain a high level of clinical practiceTo take responsibility for own practice, in accordance with the hospital guidelines / protocolsMaintain confidentialityEnsure correct labelling and transport of specimensChaperoning and assisting medical staffCarry out observations, investigations and treatments as requiredAssess patient’s condition through basic measurementsTo treat patients in an environment that preserves personal dignity and privacy and ensure patient comfortReport any concerns to the Nurse in chargeEnsure all patient charges are captureKeep clear and accurate records

    Skills & Experience

    Previous experience in healthcare / HospitalCare certificate / NVQ level 2 or 3Evidence of updating clinical skills / knowledgeAbility to assist in co-ordinating the outpatient areaEvidence of professional and personal development

    About You

    At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family.

    As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

  • You will also actively participate as a member of a team to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives;
  • demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

    If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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