A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a health care assistant to join the gynaecology outpatient team. The Department has various clinics; colposcopy, hysteroscopy, cystoscopy, consultation and specialist clinics.
The role requires use of IT, accurate written documentation, recording patient information, logging and sending specimens. Ensuring the clinic environment is clean tidy and running efficiently, trolleys stocked and any issues reported. Working within department policies, procedures and guidelines.
We offer the successful applicant a supportive, happy working environment, training to undertake the role effectively and to be a valued team member.
Main duties of the job
Gynaecology services are excited to offer the opportunity for an experienced Healthcare Assistant to come and join our team.
We are a service composing of a 12 bedded ward, Gynaecology Assessment and Treatment Unit (GATU), Early Pregnancy Assessment Service (EPAS) and two Outpatients Units. The successful candidate will be located mainly within the Gynaecology Outpatient Department however may on occasions be required to work on the ward or GATU.
The Gynaecology Outpatient Department prides itself on providing high quality care to all patients within its service. The department is evolving to offer patients a better experience with less time waiting for procedures.
If successful you will be expected to work with the team during patient consultations and day case procedures such as colposcopy, hysteroscopy and myosures.
Flexibility is required for this post as you will be required to work at both The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.
Working for our organisation
We are a close team in gynaecology outpatients who are part of a wider team within the Womens' Services unit. We work closely with the doctors to provide optimum care for the patient we serve.
We are looking for a health care assistant who will actively participate as a member of the team, who can communicate effectively to put patients at ease, with a willingness to learn and be flexible, able to work towards team objectives and goals.
Our team ethos is of professional conduct, friendly, supportive and enthusiastic – ensuring patient-centred care is at the core of everything we do.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
GCSE in Maths and English grade 9-4 (A – C) OR Functional Skills Level 1 or higher
NVQ2/3 in Health related subject
Can demonstrate an understanding of what is required within the role of a Health Care Assistant in the care setting
Can describe the Trust Values and demonstrate how they put these in to practice within their caring role
Previous hospital experience