Bank -Inpatient Healthcare Assistant - NELFT Bank -Inpatient Healthcare Assistant - NELFT

Bank -Inpatient Healthcare Assistant

Reference: 395-BANK221-SEP22

Band: Band 2

Location: Various

Closing Date: 27/08/2022

1. To assist in the delivery of nursing care and is legally accountable for own actions guided by trust protocols and procedures

2. Uses knowledge and experience to judge facts or situations some of which require analysis

3. Assists in the management of patients with wounds ie leg ulcers under the guidance of a trained nurse

4. Implements clinical care, records observations and undertakes collection of specimens ie sputum, urine, faeces as directed by a trained nurse

5. To be able to assist in delivery of plans of care to meet the complex needs of patients for a variety of conditions, which include chronic, acute and palliative care within own competencies, recognising own limitations and seeking advise when necessary, instigates emergency procedures

6. To undertake escorting of patients to other departments as directed by the nurse in charge

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

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