Ophthalmic Healthcare Assistant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Clinic, Day Surgery, Opthalmology, Theatre

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Stock

  • Contact email:

    tom@healthrecruitnetwork.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7193 4003

  • Job ref:

    J44252

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-12-04

  • Startdate:

    2023-11-06

Health Care Assistant (HCA) - 37.5 hours per week - Up to £28,000 Private Ophthalmology Clinic - Harley Street
To provide a range of healthcare assistant services to Ophthalmology patients within the private sector. You will be working with the Theatre & Refractive Laser Manager as well as being under the indirect supervision of registered staff and to assist registered staff in the provision of high-quality care for patients and their relatives.

Healthcare Assistant Job Duties:
• Work alongside theatre and laser practitioners, surgeons, anaesthetists, and administrative staff.
• Supported by the nursing team within the practice, HCA will deliver care within the boundaries of their role and in accordance with their qualifications and job requirements.
• Focus on supporting patients through their theatre and refractive laser journey within the clinic by assessing their needs, implementing care, and maintaining clinically accurate records.
• Work collaboratively with the theatre & laser team and general practice to meet the needs of the patients and support the delivery of policies and procedures.
• Ensure patient safety within the clinic.
• Ensure the department has stock of equipment and consumables needed for theatre and laser procedures.
• Adhere to all organizational and clinical policies and procedures.
• Maintain a clean clinical environment to a high standard.
• Adhere to all laser safety regulations.
• Ensure all mandatory training is up to date.
• Assist within the laser and theatre during procedures - communication with patients, taking clinical observations, and helping with the room setup.
• Ensure all daily checks are completed.

Healthcare Assistant requirements
• Experience Working in a Theatre (Essential)
• Ability to work in a team
• Patient Focused
• Interpersonal Skills

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