Healthcare Assistant

The SmartList
Competitive salary
03 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Worthing, West Sussex

JOB TITLE: Healthcare Assistant

SALARY & BENEFITS: Depending on experience and skills

WORKING HOURS: 20 hours per week

THE COMPANY: Our client located in Worthing is a large practice with approximately 21,500 patients. They have an exciting opportunity available for a Healthcare Assistant to join their team.

THE ROLE: As a Healthcare Assistant, you will assist the Practice clinical team in the provision and delivery of prescribed programmes of patient care.

Key Responsibilities for the Healthcare Assistant is to include:-

• Patient Health Checks and NHS Health Checks
• ECG recording, Venepuncture, Peak Flow and Spirometry, Urinalyis, H pylori testing and Dopplers
• Vaccine/cold chain storage, monitoring and recording
• Preparing and maintaining environments and equipment before, during and after patient
care interventions including assisting GPs during the performance of minor operations and
coil insertions
• Smoking Cessation Clinic
• Assisting in the assessment and surveillance of patients’ health and well-being
• Undertaking specific clinical activities for named patients that have been delegated and taught specifically in relation to that individual
• Helping to raise awareness of health and well-being and how it can be promoted
• Assisting with the collection and collation of data on needs related to health and well-
• Domiciliary visits as necessary

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the role of Healthcare Assistant based in Worthing, will be a strong communicator and good team player. You will need to effectively manage your workload and be able to work well under pressure. You will be hard working, reliable, honest, pleasant and approachable.

Key experience essential for the role of Healthcare Assistant :-

• Experience working as a Healthcare Assistant
• Driving licence with access to their own vehicle
• Flexibility with working hours

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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