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10 Sep 2017

Full-Time Radiology Healthcare Assistant

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Job Summary A new opportunity has arisen for a Healthcare Assistant to join our radiology team at the Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre. With an excellent reputation The Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has been delivering high quality care to NHS patients in Somerset for 12 years. The hospital has been assessed as top of the national PROMS table from patients having had knee replacements and eighth nationally for hip replacements. It was also recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in a newly published inspection report – putting the it at the very top of the regulator’s quality ratings across England. We offer a range of treatments across a number of specialities including general surgery, orthopaedics, endoscopy, gastroenterology. gynaecology, urology, ENT and ophthalmology. We also provide diagnostic imaging and pain management services. Responsible To Radiology Manager Key Responsibilities As a key member of the radiology team, you will be expected to provide support to the clinical staff, ensuring a safe and effective clinical service is provided to all users of the department. This will involve liaising with other teams e.g. theatre, outpatients and ward. Key duties will include: • Participating in the undertaking of basic tests and investigations and chaperoning • Acting as an administrator in the absence of a member of the administration team • Working within the team to maintain high standards of cleanliness as per infection contract policy • Assisting with non-clinical activities to ensure the smooth running of the department Qualifications • NVQ Level 2 or working towards • BLS training Additional Information Care UK has been awarded an 8 year contract, in partnership with Somerset Partnership NHS Trust, to develop and manage the health and wellbeing campus at Shepton Mallet. This is an exciting venture, one which will give an opportunity to progress innovative ways of providing healthcare in line with the NHS Five Year Forward View’s vision of bringing care closer to home. The prospect for individuals working with us in this dynamic leading-edge environment will give professional healthcare practitioners a chance to drive improvements in local healthcare provision. For more information please visit http://www.sheptonmallettreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/ Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. To be successful in this role you will have: • Extensive experience within a healthcare environment • The ability to chaperone ultrasound and MRI clinics and act as the consultant’s assistant and the patients advocate • Excellent written and verbal communication • A good understanding of infection control and health and safety issues

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Job Categories: NHS Bath. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: nhs.

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