Nursing Assistant/ Phlebotomist - COVID-19 in Oxford

Job description

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

Band 2 Nursing Assistant/Phlebotomist

Oncology & Haematology Outpatients, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

Come and join our fantastic team!

We are looking for enthusiastic and hardworking individuals to join our team in the Cancer & Haematology Outpatient Department at the Churchill Hospital as Nursing Assistants/Phlebotomists. This is a very busy department with face to face, telephone or video consultations taking place for around 300 patients a day and is open from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekend shifts.

The overall aims of this role are to provide a high quality service to patients and to support the smooth running of clinics in the outpatient department. The role involves assisting doctors and specialist nurses in clinic, chaperoning patients during consultations and taking blood tests (phlebotomy) and other laboratory samples. The team of Nursing Assistant/Phlebotomists are also responsible for ensuring a high standard of cleanliness is maintained throughout the department and that all equipment is stocked and available for each clinic.

Applicants should have excellent communication skills, with a caring approach and be a committed team player aiming to establish a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere for patients, visitors and staff. Full induction and training will be provided, including phlebotomy skills. The role is supervised by registered nurses and clearly linked to Care Certificate competencies that require completion within a pre-arranged time frame. Training on the electronic patient record will be given but a basic level of computer skill is required.

We would highly recommend that you contact us to see what we can offer you. Full or part-time applications will be considered (min 2 days/wk).

Please contact Sue Fletcher, OPD Sister:

Closing Date-19th October 2021



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