London, England, United Kingdom

Healthcare Assistant (HCA) - Kensington

 Job Description:

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.


Benefits:

  • 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.

  Required Skills:

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