HCA Clinical Support

We’re looking for a HCA to cover GP Clinic within Acute ED department.

Location: Aintree University Hospital, Lower Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL

Planned service commencement: 03.01.2022

Service Hours: 9am-9pm

Roles offered: Part time and full time

Pay: £320 PER DAY

Full training will be provided.

Expected Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in creating a supportive and caring environment.
  • Dispose of clinical waste in line with health and safety instructions
  • Undertake clinical activities as directed and under the supervision of the clinical team.
  • Measure and record routine observations of temperature, pulse, blood pressure, weight and urinalysis
  • Apply simple dressings to speciality definition
  • Assist with patient mobility using correct equipment and techniques
  • Handle and label specimens safely and correctly
  • Obtain blood sugar levels using B.M.stix
  • Assist patients and chaperone whilst clinical examination / procedures are being
  • Collect drugs required for the appropriate clinical session, ensuring safe return and storage after clinical session has ended
  • Information and Communication
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times
  • Record demographic details of individuals in manual and computerised records.
  • Answer telephone courteously, relay messages accurately and promptly, answer
  • General enquiries by visitors
  • Verbally update the GP regarding patient’s condition in waiting area if required
  • Support communication with patients, relatives or their carers and encourage participation including assisting patients, relatives and carers where there are specific communication difficulties.
  • Support distressed patients and relatives
  • Be aware of and support individual, religious, cultural and psychological needs
  • Ensure correct clinical information is displayed, regularly updated and waiting times monitored
  • Check referral letters, results / x-rays/etc. are available for clinical session, and contact relevant departments to obtain information, if not available
  • Direction of patients to relevant areas for investigations, giving written information as

Required:

  • Contribute towards a clean, safe and healthy environment
  • Prepare clinical area and department prior to start of clinics
  • Maintain general tidiness and cleanliness of the department
  • Maintain, monitor and control stock and equipment within the department, reporting any deficit to senior trust governance lead on duty
  • Prepare specific equipment required within the department prior to clinical
  • Procedures if required, i.e. samples bloods, etc.
  • Assist in protecting patients, visitors and staff from abuse and assist in managing abusive and aggressive behaviour
  • Be responsible for clinical incident reporting according to the Trust’s health and safety standards.

For further information on this opportunity, please email apply@id-medical.com.

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