Healthcare Assistant (HCA) - Kensington
Job Description: Healthcare Assistant (HCA) with Surgical Experience
We are looking for a skilled and experienced Healthcare Assistant (HCA) with surgical experience to join our Kensington clinic. The ideal candidate will have a background in cosmetic and aesthetic procedures and will possess the necessary skills to assist in various surgical procedures.
Assist the cosmetic surgeon in all aspects of surgical procedures, ensuring the smooth flow and efficiency of the operations.
Perform wound checks and bandage changes, ensuring proper care and hygiene.
Set up the surgical theatre before each procedure, ensuring all necessary equipment and supplies are available and in working order.
Provide assistance during surgeries, including handing instruments to the surgeon and ensuring aseptic techniques are followed.
Offer post-operative care and support to patients, answering any questions or concerns they may have.
Maintain accurate and detailed documentation of patient care and procedures performed.
Collaborate with the clinic's multidisciplinary team to ensure a seamless patient experience.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Proven experience as a Healthcare Assistant (HCA) with a focus on surgical procedures, preferably in the cosmetic and aesthetic field.
Strong knowledge and understanding of wound care and bandage changes.
Familiarity with setting up a surgical theatre and knowledge of sterilization techniques.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to provide compassionate care to patients.
Attention to detail and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work well within a team and collaborate with other healthcare professionals.
Flexibility to work varied shifts, including evenings and weekends, as required.
Competitive salary, up to 30k, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Opportunity to work in a prestigious clinic led by a renowned cosmetic surgeon.
Exposure to a variety of cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, further enhancing your surgical skills.
Ongoing professional development opportunities in a supportive and collaborative environment.
If you are a dedicated and skilled Healthcare Assistant (HCA) with surgical experience and a passion for the cosmetic and aesthetic field, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and cover letter to be considered for this exciting opportunity.
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