Theatres Clinical Support Worker

Gillingham, Kent, England
Medway NHS Foundation Trust £ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
19 Feb 2021
21 Mar 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities Clinical Duties
Undertake a range of delegated clinical care duties to deliver agreed plans of care under
the supervision of trained staff

Provide excellent customer care skills to ensure patients come first

To ensure patients receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having
regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines

Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the

To act as an advocate for patients within the department, to ensure a patient orientated
approach to the delivery of care

Provides support and assistance to professionals in the implementation of plans of care for
individual patients

Transporting patients/equipment in line with local HSE policy

As directed, to record routine observations of blood pressure, temperature, pulse,
respiratory rate and blood glucose when needed. Report any abnormalities and concerns
to a registered nurse

Recognise when patients are in pain and discomfort and report to the nurse in charge

Provide reassurance and support to patients, carers and family

Confirm with the theatre flow coordinator (flow co) how many trolleys will be required for
each session AM/PM.

Prepare the required number of patient trolleys for use in theatre with a blue transfer sheet,
pillow and blanket, and place into theatre/aneasthetic room.

Ensure each trolley is equipt with an oxgen cylinder, with sufficient amount of O2 displayed
on the gauge.

Collect instruments from decontamination area. Scan items and place correctly in the
appropriate store room

At the end of the morning session (13-13:30) all used instruments to be transported to the
decontamination area regardless of whether the trolley is full. This will ensure that all
instruments are available for the team the next day. This is also applicable for the afternoon
session (Applycrvdbrcktsc .

Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria
  • Evidence of a general education e.g. GCSE's or equivalent
  • NVQ II in Healthcare / QCF Diploma in Health Level 2 or equivalent qualification in the area of speciality (e.g. Operating Theatre Practice for posts in theatre) or an equivalent level of working experience within a similar role

Knowledge Essential criteria
  • Knowledge and experience of taking clinical observations
  • Knowledge of hospital systems
  • Knowledge of Manual handling of patients, using lifting aids

Experience Essential criteria
  • Some experience of working as a healthcare assistant in a hospital or registered care setting
  • Customer care experience
  • Commitment to working in partnership with patients / carers

Value Based Question Essential criteria
  • Give an example of a time where you have demonstrated a 'can do' attitude (including the situation you were in) and the outcome

Please note that we do not accept applications via CV or recruitment agencies.
This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity.
Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.
We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.
All staff no matter where they work or which age group of patients they work with must be aware of their responsibility to act when they feel a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been or is at risk of abuse.
We are a fully non-smoking Trust. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors.
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Job Details

Theatres Clinical Support Worker

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
19 Feb 2021
21 Mar 2021

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