Would you like to work Monday to Friday? Do you love working in a team? Do you like variety in your role? We are currently looking for Assistant Practitioners to join our team within the Cardiac Catheter Lab & Day Unit at the University Hospital Southampton, NHS Foundation Trust (UHS). The Assistant Practitioners are instrumental in ensuring the smooth running of the Catheter Labs on a daily basis.
The unit is purpose built and houses a 13 bedded Day Unit, four fully equipped Cardiac Catheter Labs, a Hybrid lab, a reception area for adults and a reception bay for Paediatrics as well as a recovery area for local and general anaesthetic cases.
The Unit is open Monday to Friday 07.15 to 20.15. The team of Assistant Practitioners cover the department from 07:15 – 18:00, Monday to Friday.
The Department does an interesting variety of cases in interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure and and congenital cardiology.
You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.
To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
You will coordinate, admit patients, assist with the running of small clinics and start the discharge summaries for the Doctors. Based in the reception area and on the day unit, the Assistant Practitioners work closely with the multidisciplinary team.
We are looking for Caring Innovative Professional Assistant Practitioners (Senior Healthcare Assistants) who share our Trust Values of “Patients First, Working Together, Always Improving” to complement our friendly team. You will be well organised, have excellent attention to detail and enjoy the challenge of working is a fast paced, ever changing environment
If you would like to find out more about joining the Cath Lab & Day Unit team please contact us. Informal visits are welcomed and very strongly encouraged.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.
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