Senior Health Care Support Worker- Co-ordinator

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Feb-23

Closing Date: 29-Mar-23

Location: Bristol, BS2 8HW

Salary: Not specified

Senior Health Care Support Worker- Co-ordinator

A Vacancy at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust.

The post holder will work within Bristol Heart Institute/ UHBW and be responsible for organising a number of outpatient clinics. This will include the receipt and processing of referrals in accordance with . The role of Senior Health Care Support Worker – Clinic Coordinator is to deliver direct care to patients and support multidisciplinary team. The role is therefore responsible for setting high standards of patient care by enacting the Trust’s values at all times

You will carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare, or therapeutic tasks, under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.

Co-ordinate clinic set up, including the allocation of rooms and staff, ensuring effective patient flow.

Work alongside the nurse in charge to support timely admissions of acutely ill patients and ensure effective handovers undertaken in a timely manner.

Responsible for ordering supplies, patient literature and stationary.

Co-ordinate clinic set up, including the allocation of rooms and staff, ensuring effective patient flow.

All Training required for this post will be supported by Department Manager.

Nursing Care (under indirect supervision, once deemed competent)

Obtain consent prior to giving care in accordance with Trust policies.
• Support the care of acutely ill patients requiring admission and ensure effective and prompt handover.
• To carry out a range of clinical duties with minimal / no supervision, including for example, blood pressure monitoring, oxygen saturation levels, body temperature, pulse rate and respiration rate, glucose monitoring, collection and testing of urine samples / faecal samples / sputum samples and wound swabs ensuring delivery of high-quality patient care at all times. NB: this list is not exhaustive and will vary depending on area of work.
• Participate in patient assessment providing high quality holistic patient care and escalating concerns about patients to other clinical staff, including admissions.
• Practice safe standards of care to patients following Trust guidelines and policies and policies and be able to concentrate for periods throughout the day with occasional interruptions.
• Provide clinical care in accordance with the infection prevention and health and safety policies and procedures.
• Maintain the work environment in line with Trust infection control and patient safety policies

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy

This advert closes on Monday 13 Mar 2023

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