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JOB DESCRIPTION
POST TITLE:

Healthcare Assistant

POST REFERENCE:

372-SUR106

BAND:

Band 3

ACCOUNTABLE TO:

Unit Manager

RESPONSIBLE TO:

Unit Manager

BASE:

Calderdale & Huddersfield Hospitals

1.

THE POST

1.1
Post Description
To assist qualified nursing staff with direct and indirect patient care within clearly defined limits and attainment of defined competence. To work without constant direct supervision using initiative within the level of competence for the post.
Decontaminate and prepare endoscopic equipment according to Standard Operating
Procedures (SOP) and Trust Policy.
Maintain traceability processes within the department.
Work under the direct / indirect supervision of senior nurses and with other members of the multidisciplinary team to provide the physical and emotional care for both inpatients and outpatients undergoing a variety of endoscopic procedures on the
Endoscopy Department and any other department where endoscopic procedures are undertaken. Ability to work in all areas of the Endoscopy Departments within the Trust – clean and dirty decontamination, theatre, recovery and admissions cross site. Ability to work flexibly to cover all shift patterns on the unit including evenings and weekends.

2.

MAIN TASKS REQUIRED OF THE POST

2.1

Main Tasks

Clinical


To operate the equipment necessary for the endoscopic procedure to be performed. •



































To operate the equipment necessary for the decontamination of endoscopic equipment according to manufacturer guidelines, Standard Operating
Procedures (SOP) and Trust Policy.
To participate effectively in the preparation, maintenance, cleaning and disinfecting of all equipment and procedure rooms.
To ensure endoscopy equipment is prepared…...

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