Mental Health Exp HCA (S80 AREA) - Nottingham

The A24 Group
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Ambition 24hours are specialists in the provision of specialist, general
nurses and healthcare assistants for temporary placement with NHS
Trusts, private hospitals, nursing homes, occupational health companies,
HMP services and organisations concerned with mental health and
learning disability care.
We have gained a reputation as a fast, high-quality and helpful temporary
healthcare staffing service and we are able to meet the needs of busy
healthcare providers for specialist medical and care staff, at very short
notice. It is a true 24-7 service, 365 days a year.

The postholder will work as a member of the Health Care Team offering directed treatments to meet the needs of patients under indirect supervision of the Registered Practice Nurse and or General Practitioner.

Main duties and responsibilities:

To provide high quality patient care
Dressings/Wound Care
Injections ie, Flu
Weight management
Urine testing
Blood pressure monitoring
First aid
Ordering of vaccine
Patient recall

Use appropriate infection control procedures and maintain work areas in each clinical room so that they are clean, safe and free from hazards reporting of any potential risks identified, including:
1. hand washing
2. universal hygiene procedures
3. collection and handling of laboratory specimens
4. segregation and disposal of waste materials
5. decontamination of instruments and clinical equipment
6. reporting and treatment of sharps injuries
7. dealing with blood and body fluid spillages
8. Assist patients and colleagues in adopting sound infection control measures

To perform reception duties of welcoming patients and booking them in
Patient Registration
To work as an effective team member and promote a multi-agency collaborative approach to health care
Maintain the established reporting documentation and communication system to ensure efficient evaluation and monitoring.

General Duties:
Maintaining regular consistent attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures.
To have a good understanding and follow company policies and procedures.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public.

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