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Careers in General Practice in Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire

Healthcare Assistant - Westbury on Trym Primary Care Centre

 

JOB TITLE: Healthcare Assistant

REPORTS TO:  LEAD NURSE

HOURS:   Part-time (16 hours)

Salary:     £10 - £10.25 per hour (Depending on Experience)  

 

Job Summary:

 

Working under the direct supervision of the practice nurses and strictly in accordance with specific practice guidelines and protocols, the healthcare assistant will assist the practice clinical team in the provision and delivery of prescribed programmes of patient care.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

Assist in and perform routine tasks related to patient care as directed by senior nursing staff and GPs to include:-

 

  • Phlebotomy
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Chaperoning duties
  • Performing ECGs
  • Assisting with wound care clinic
  • Removing sutures and staples
  • Some injectable medications (such as flu vaccinations)
  • Patient health checks
  • Processing and management of laboratory samples requested by GPs/nurses
  • Sterilising, cleansing and maintenance of surgical equipment and clinical facilities before, during and after patient contact
  • Vaccine/cold chain storage, monitoring and recording
  • Surgical equipment and vaccine re-stocking and stock rotation
  • Raising awareness of health and well- being and collecting patient information and health values

Job Description

 

Closing date of the 16 December 2021 

CV and covering letter to catherine.farrington@nhs.net