Healthcare Assistant in GP surgery
The Cookham Medical Centre near Maidenhead, Berkshire is looking for a Healthcare Assistant to join our friendly team providing a range of clinical services to our practice population of approximately 7,700 patients.
Our Clinical Team is made up of 5 Doctors, 1 Nurse Prescriber, 1 Practice Nurse and 2 Healthcare Assistants.
The Practice is supported by a strong team of receptionists, secretarial and administrative staff and has both a Practice and a Finance Manager
Very pleasant working environment in village location
Large modern clinical rooms
Excellent transport links - there is a branch line train station a short walk from the surgery, it is on a bus route and is close to the M4 and M40
Perform general clinical duties for example:
- Wound care / ulcer care
- Removal of Sutures
- Blood pressure monitoring
- Urine Tests
- Fit 24 hour blood pressure and ECG monitors and upload the data on return
- Perform Diabetic Foot checks
- Record consultations in electronic patient notes
Essential Qualifications, Experience and Personal Attributes
excellent communication skills
excellent IT skills
experience of working with attention to detail
knowledge of infection control procedures
competent in wound management
competent in phlebotomy
Minimum of Grade C in English, Maths and a Science subject at GCSE/O Level or equivalent.
Experience of working in General Practice would be an advantage.
This is a part time post for 20 hours per week. No weekend working. The salary would be in the region of £9.50 to £10.50 per hour dependent on experience and we have the NHS pension scheme as our standard pension scheme.
- Communication Skills
- Computer Literate
- Wound Care
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