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Healthcare Assistant - Wilmslow Hospital

Wilmslow Hospital - Manchester

About the Facility 
 
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care. 
 
At the Wilmslow Hospital , We offer fast local access to the best possible care, working with expert consultants and experienced nursing teams across a range of services.

As part of the HCA Healthcare UK family, we are dedicated to maintaining our reputation of world class healthcare. We have invested in the latest state-of-the-art technology at The Wilmslow Hospital, to ensure that our patients always receive the most accurate diagnosis and treatment.
 
Job Description 
 
Your responsibilities will include working under the supervision of the clinical team, to assist with nursing, medical and clerical duties in the provision of direct and indirect patient care and associated general duties ensuring an efficient service at all times. 
 
Duties and responsibilities 
Assisting in the provision of care to patients so as to ensure their comfort/safety needs are identified, taking into consideration cultural, religious beliefs, respecting values and respecting those beliefs 

Reporting to nurses any problems arising out of conversations with patients, acting as the patient advocate at all times 

Report patient’s condition when required and record observations of temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rate, urinalysis, BM stix, pulse oxymetry, weight and height. 

Preparing dressing/procedures under the direction of the clinical team and for which instruction has been given 

Assisting nursing and medical staff when required with different procedures with supervision and competency. 

Skills and experience 
Minimum NVQ level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care is desirable 

Good Clinical Skills like Phlebotomy will be an advantage 

Previous experience/understanding of working within Cancer care 

Experience of working with members of the public is essential 

Must be able to effectively communicate in English verbally and written 

About the Individual 

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, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to 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. 

Healthcare Assistant - Wilmslow Hospital

Cheshire
Permanent

Published on 21 May 2020