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Healthcare Assistant - Outpatients

London – Lister at 102 Sydney Street
Non-clinical
Full time
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Healthcare Assistant – Outpatients

Location – HCA UK Sydney Street 102 Sydney St, Chelsea, London SW3 6NR

This is a full-time role working 37.5hrs per week Monday – Friday working internal rotation shifts to cover 8am – 8.30pm. 

Salary: £22,000 - £27,000 (dependent on experience) plus 4% shift enhancement & Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

About the Role

As the Healthcare Assistant, under the direction of the registered nurse, you will carry out observations, investigations and basic treatments as required. You will also oversee chaperoning of patients and assisting medical staff with day to day duties. 

Please note, you will be required to rotate across The Lister Hospital and our other satellite sites (Chelsea Outpatient Centre and Lister at Sydney Street).

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Greet patients, visitors, consultants and staff in a professional and welcoming manner.
  • Assist with patient care requirements under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Assess patient’s condition through basic measurements.
  • Maintain stock control and careful use of equipment
  • Ensuring patient comfort, dignity and privacy are maintained at all times and are specific to the patients’ needs.
  • Chaperoning patients and required equipment as necessary for appointments and clinic.
  • Ensure strict confidentiality is applied to all clients and staff, ensuring need to know basis is applied at all times.
  • Communicate care to patients, their family and/or carers using appropriate language and rationale
  • Assists the registered nurse with appropriate clinical documentation 
  • Reports any concerns to the trained nurse in charge of the patient
  • Decontamination of instruments and clinical equipment

Skills & Experience

  • Phlebotomy for this role is essential
  • Previous Healthcare Assistant experience within a hospital setting is essential
  • Healthcare Assistant experience within Outpatients is desirable
  • NVQ in Health and Social Care is desirable

About HCA:

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.

The Lister Hospital and its outpatient centres are in the heart of Chelsea and have consistently provided care and treatment in London for over 30 years. We offer access to leading consultants from London's top teaching hospitals and contemporary treatment, with several highly specialised units including fertility, gastroenterology and cardiology.

With 57 beds across three floors, we offer a specialised service, bespoke to our patient’s needs. Our six-bed critical care unit provides dedicated specialised care to seriously ill patients with a range of surgical or medical conditions. 

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