Brent Urgent Care Centre based in Central Middlesex hospital is looking to employ a Healthcare Assistant to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The service is open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
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.
Skills & Experience
The successful candidate will:
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.
Demonstrate competence in the accurate recording of routine clinical observations.
Recognise abnormal recordings or signs of change in a patient' condition and report changes to the registered nurse.
Carry out clinical skills relevant to the unit – vital signs observations, ECG recording, phlebotomy, simple dressings, urinalysis. Also suturing and plastering under clinical guidance.
Respect privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients and carers.
NVQ Level 2 or agreement to undertake within 6 months