Healthcare Assistant - Haematology/BMT & Oncology
Location: University College Hospital Private Care (HCA @ UCH), Grafton Way, WC1E 6AS London
Hours: Full time 37.5 (shifts: Long days, nights & Weekend rotation)
Salary: £25,000-£28,340 (Inclusive of 9% shift allowance and will be dependent on skills & Experience) + benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
Great opportunity for Healthcare Assistant to join the Haematology team @ the new inpatient facility at Grafton way, HCA @ UCH
As a Healthcare assistant working in the Haematology ward @ University College Private Care , 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 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.
Perform ad hoc duties/projects as directed
Previous experience working in Cancer Care
Experience in Haematology desirable
Must be able to effectively communicate in English verbally and written
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
HCA at UCH is a joint venture between HCA Healthcare UK and University College Hospital NHS Trust.
HCA at UCH I a dedicated private facility, specialising in the treatment of Haematological Malignancies and Solid Tumours. We are a JACIE accredited bone marrow transplant centre, including CAR-T cell therapy.
We continue to grow and have recently moved into a new state of the art unit within UCLH Grafton Way Building.
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