Senior Healthcare Assistant - Oncology Ribblesdale Ward

Senior Healthcare Assistant - Oncology Ribblesdale Ward

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust | Fulwood, ENG, GB

Posted 5 days ago

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Ribblesdale Ward is the Oncology Ward based at the Royal Preston Hospital. The ward has just completed a major renovation program into a purpose built oncology ward with state of the art facilities
We are looking to build a team of enthusiastic, hard-working, motivated staff who provide excellent care with compassion and we are offering you the opportunity to join us.
You will be joining a team who are dedicated to the high standard of nursing care given to our patients, who have a passion for nursing as well as an enthusiasm for championing the needs of the patient and their families and carers.
We always put patients first, and believe that creating a positive working environment, where staff feel valued, supported and empowered, will enable us to achieve this for every patient, every time. We expect every single member of staff to treat patients, families and colleagues with care and compassion, and to work together to achieve the very best outcomes. As an organisation we believe that every staff member plays a vital role in the delivery of excellent care with compassion, we are proud of our hospitals, and of the quality of care we provide for our patients, and that makes this a great place to work.
We have 9000 fantastic people working hard to deliver quality services to our patients. Whatever your role, you help look after 370,000 people in our local area & give specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire & Cumbria.
Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.
You'll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you'd never have done. You'll learn about working in a hospital, interacting with people from all different roles to build skills & enhance your career path.
You'll make an impact, be challenged to think differently, be bold & help innovate to keep improving things. Everything we do centres around patient care and enhancing their experience which means your role is pivotal and something really to be proud of.
• Provide good quality personalised care in accordance with agreed local and national standards.
• Take samples from patients for testing or dispatching eg: Urine, sputum, faeces, MRSA swabs, blood sugars
• Assist patients to meet nutritional needs in line with their individual care plan.
• Undertake clinical duties relevant to clinical area following achievement of competencies.
• Assist to maintain patient safety, conforming to health, safety and security legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines.
• Assist in maintaining standards of care to improve the patient experience and outcome of care.
• Contribute to maintaining safe, clean, and productive care environment, compliant with standards for hygiene and cleanliness.
• Actively try to resolve issues and complaints at local level and then report the outcome to line manager.