Theatre Health Care Assistant
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 8 Sep 2020
- 8 Oct 2020
Theatre Health Care Assistant, The Christie Private Care
Hours: Full time (37.5 hours)
Salary: Competitive + fantastic benefits
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
HCA Healthcare UK has developed a dedicated private centre in partnership with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester. The Christie Private Care treats private patients with a full range of diagnostic, inpatient, surgical, day care and outpatient treatment all on one site.
Both Christie Private Care and The Christie NHS trust have been inspected by CQC in 2018 and both parties achieved a rating of outstanding
Patient care is consultant led but we have a team of Resident Medical Officers based on the unit 24/7 and we are also supported by a critical care outreach team who support deteriorating patients.
As a Healthcare Assistant in the Theatre Department you will be responsible for providing skilled clinical and technical assistance and will participate in the assessment of patient care needs and implement and maintain the agreed standards of care. You will assist with day to day roles; supporting procedures, meeting and greeting patients, completing necessary documentation and help maintain the smooth running of the department.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week working flexible shifts to meet the opening hours of the department.
Their is an attractive and competitive salary for this role and will be dependent upon skills and experience.
Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education.
Duties & Responsibilities
• To assist with moving patients within the department as necessary.
• To assist with setting up for procedures as required.
• To assist in maintaining the tidiness and cleanliness of the department.
• To help with the maintenance of stock levels
• Respond appropriately to accidents or untoward incidents/occurrences that arise within the unit and provide accurate documentation.
• To be conversant with all local policies and procedures and to act accordingly.
• Ensure the safety of patients and staff and ensure that all incidents are reported to the Manager.
• Ensure that all equipment is used safely and effectively.
Skills and experience
Acute Hospital Healthcare experience essential
Experience in Theatres
NVQ3 in Health Care
Ability to work independently and within a team.
Exceptional communication and organisation skills.
Ability to be flexible with working patterns
Competent IT user
Aware of emergency procedures
At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.
You will also actively participate as a member of a team to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.
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.