• Part Time
  • London EN5
  • 27,129 -28,649 £ / Year

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £27,129 – £28,649 a year

Job type

  • Part-time


London EN5

Full job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to come and join our amazing AAU team.

The applicant needs to have experience in working in an emergency / acute environment, have good organisational skills, be adaptable and enjoy working in a busy environment.

The post holder must be patient focused with good communication skills and have an interest in working with multi speciality adult patients, and experience in communicating with patients who may be under duress due to their health.

A good foundation of clinical skills is required, recording observations, performing phlebotomy, cannulation and simple dressings with a willingness to learn new skills as well as supporting patients with their mobility, hygiene and care needs as required.

They must be an excellent team player, working alongside the medical, nursing, therapy and administrative staff but be able to use their initiative and know the limitations of their role and when to escalate to the nurse in charge. Their role will involve them supporting these clinicians as a chaperone, assisting in procedures, dressings and accompanying patients to investigations.

Basic computer skills is essential and experience with the hospital computer systems – Cerner-is desirable but training can be provided so they can support the administrative team in busy times

t the Royal Free London, our mission is to be world class in the provision of
care and treatment to our local and wider population, clinical research and
teaching excellence. We aim to deliver kind and compassionate care in all
three of our hospitals and satellite areas, to improve lives and help
people thrive. We have over 10,000 staff across our various sites, all working towards the same aim which is to ensure our patients receive the very best care.
You will work with lots of different people from diverse backgrounds all
performing different roles giving you a great opportunity to learn and develop. Patients are at the heart of everything we do, and pivotal to the successful delivery of our aims are our emergency nurse/care practitioners, whose decisive, resilient and caring nature ensures that patients receive the very best care in their local urgent care centres.

The post holder will be expected to liaise appropriately with all key members of the multi-disciplinary team and service users related to AAU.

The post holder is to act as a support worker within the multi-disciplinary team, under the direction of the qualified practitioners.

The post holder is expected to help provide a safe and comfortable environment for patients.

Undertake baseline observations i.e. blood pressure, temperature, pulse, oxygen saturations, respiratory rate and blood glucose monitoring (following appropriate training).

Undertake venepuncture, including cannulation of patients.

Perform urinalysis and pregnancy testing and report findings to requesting practitioner (following appropriate training).

Perform E.C.G. recordings and report back to the requesting practitioner (following appropriate training).

Be aware of the responsibilities placed upon you under the Health & Safety at work act (1974), and to ensure that agreed safety procedures are carried out to maintain a safe environment for employees, service users and visitors.

The post holder will be courteous and helpful to patients and their families, staff and all visitors to the department. He/she will respond promptly to all requests from all members of staff in AAU.

To demonstrate an understanding of and adhere to the Trust’s safeguarding procedures.

Maintain Patient confidentiality at all times.

To apply for this job please visit www.royalfree.nhs.uk.

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