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Healthcare Assistant - Birmingham

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Healthcare Assistant
 
Birmingham – Lucrative Rates
 
- Are you empathetic and looking to make a difference to patient’s lives?
- Would you like to work with highly skilled nurses gaining invaluable experience and knowledge whilst you work?
 
We’re looking for a skilled Healthcare Assistant to join one of our clients based in Birmingham. You will interact directly with patients, providing comfort and transportation, monitoring their vital signs and assisting with daily living needs. We’re searching for a dedicated, compassionate and energetic individual to be a vital link between our patients and the nurses and other facility staff.
 
What's great about this role?

- Continuous support from senior nurses with a real focus on collaboration and teamwork
- Chance to gain valuable knowledge through exposure to a wide variety of medical conditions and patients 
- Opportunity to work alongside and learn from highly regarded experts who are leaders in their respective fields

As a HCA you will be involved in;
 
- Assisting with daily living activities. Including delivering meals to patients, turning and ambulating patients and providing refreshments
- Helping patients with personal hygiene. Providing patients with bedpans, helping with baths, shampoos and showers
- Providing adjunct care for the patient, including ice packs, non-sterile dressings and therapeutic baths
- Checking vital signs and recording daily information in the patient’s chart
- Assisting the nurses and other staff as needed
- Adhering to professional standards, following policies and procedures and abiding by Nursing standards
 
As a HCA you will have;
 
- A recent DBS check
- GCSEs and A-levels or equivalent
- Completion of an RNC nursing qualification
- Basic computer skills
- Ability to work as part of a team and to handle multiple tasks safely and effectively
- Good communication skills, including the ability to communicate sensitive information with empathy (“bedside manner”)
- High tolerance for working under pressure and handling critical situations with a cool head
 
Please contact Hayley Bowers for a further discussion on 0333 121 1000 ext 4 or recruitment@medgen.co.uk
 
MedGen is the leading healthcare recruitment agency specialising in placing nurses of all grades and specialisms nationwide. Whether you’re a Paediatric Nurse, Theatre Nurse or an ICU Nurse we have immediate shifts available now
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