HEALTHCARE SCIENCE PRACTITIONER
FOR NEW HEALTHCARE PROVISION IN ENFIELD
2 days per week
**Full Level 6 Healthcare Science Practitioner training provided**
Would suit existing Healthcare Practitioners with extensive experience
Inclusive of clinical and advanced /technological level training at Level 6 within the Cardiology and Respiratory training area
Should already have a level 5 and or equivalent within the healthcare sector
Person-centred Care and Professional Practice
prevent discriminatory practice against patients/carers/colleagues
ensure that the highest standards of person-centred care are practiced so that each person is treated with dignity and respect
develop effective partnerships with patients, treating patients/carers/families with kindness and compassion
identify ways of promoting good mental health/well being
use appropriate language to share complex technical information with the public/patients/colleagues, including giving/receiving feedback
Personal and Professional Development (PPD)
critically reflect on your technical/non-technical practice, keeping knowledge and skills updated & responding to appraisal/feedback
work within your scope of practice as an autonomous practitioner
promote the professional development/training of junior colleagues
strategically plan clinical and quality management processes
undertake delegated clinical technical audits in your area of work
Technical Scientific Services
independently analyse/interpret accurately clinical technical data
be responsible for the safety and functioning of equipment
present/explain technical results to other professionals & patients
coordinate drafting of SOPs & updating techniques/procedures
evaluate and implement solutions to clinical technical problems
ensure that responsibilities for safeguarding and protecting patient confidentiality, including record keeping, are met
conduct sensitive discussions with patients as required, including obtaining meaningful consent
Carry out ECG's tests and interpret results under supervision
Carry out respiratory tests and interpret results under supervision
supervise the delivery of high quality clinical technical procedures
manage audit and/or service improvement programmes
act on the outcomes of audit/service improvement programmes
Research & Innovation
use research, reasoning and problem-solving skills to support quality care improvements/innovation in your area of work
coordinate leadership activities across a HCS technical team
PROMOTION OF THE TRAINING CLINIC
To foster good relationships with the local community including the appropriate statutory and voluntary organisations.
To ensure and promote the Clinic as a place of excellence in delivering care.
Any other such duties that may reasonably be considered within the scope of the post.
To contribute constructively to internal meetings
To undertake training and development in order to improve effectiveness
To attend hospital placements as and when required to gain further development
To manage own administration and manage time effectively
To contribute to a clear focus on driving improvements in quality, impact and performance
To comply with the policies and procedures
To deal with referrals, and to carry out assessments of prospective Service Users within the clinic.
Ensure sensitive introduction of Service Users into the clinic.
To monitor and review the Service Users' needs and provide a person-centred programme of care.
To comply with regulatory body requirements
Responsibilities common to all staff
All employees with responsibility for using data must follow the principles in Data Protection and GDPR legislation, ensuring the information to which they have access is used:
* fairly and lawfully
* for limited, specifically stated purposes
* in a way that is adequate, relevant and not excessive
* kept for no longer than is absolutely necessary
* handled according to people's data protection rights
* kept safe and secure
* not transferred outside the European Economic Area without adequate protection.
Health and Safety
* manage delegated junior staff training in security/health/safety practices that underpin their work, especially in infection control
* undertake delegated risk assessments & implement changes
* We aim to exceed the minimum statutory obligations for health and safety.
* Under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), the employee is responsible for taking care of his / her own health and safety, and that of others who may be affected by his / her acts at work.
**All job offers are subject to evidence of Right to Work in the UK, an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references