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Healthcare Assistant - Ouptatients

Healthcare Assistant - Ouptatients

Posted 1 April by BMI Healthcare
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BMI Sarum Road Hospital in Winchester is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

We have an opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join their team of staff in the Outpatients department.

We are looking for an individual who is keen to learn and extend their knowledge. Comprehensive training will be provided in the care of patients undergoing specific ophthalmic tests and minor surgery in the department. Willing to learn and train in phlebotomy and all clinical areas and are highly organised with good communication skills

This is a FULL time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Care Certificate.
  • NVQ Level 1 and/or be willing to work towards NVQ Level 2 (Healthcare specific) or equivalent.
  • Willing to work towards NVQ Level 3 (Healthcare specific) or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a Healthcare Assistant role in a clinical environment.
  • Knowledge of infection control principles
  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team, and using own initiative.
  • Punctual and reliable.

Duties of this role include:     

  • To work as an integral part of the nursing and Multi-disciplinary team, providing a high standard of patient centred care, meeting the needs of patients, consultants and colleagues.
  • Working within the multi-disciplinary team to deliver care, maintain and enhance the customer service and satisfaction of service users under the supervision of a Registered Practitioner.
  • Demonstrate competence in the role of Healthcare Assistant within the scope of your working areas.
  • Working towards agreed objectives and demonstrating BMI behaviours at all time.
  • Work alongside multi-disciplinary team to provide safe and high quality care provision for patients.
  • Support colleagues and senior staff to help promote good team morale, leading my example with one’s own professional behaviour.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare have committed to being a national living wage employer and offer a competitive starting salary alongside access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • BMI Healthcare Private Medical Scheme
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum

Interested?

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV.  We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.  

Reference: 37645426

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