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Four healthcare jobs in the West Midlands that pay more than £20 per hour.

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When you’re looking for a new job, one of the first things you ask yourself is, how much does it pay? – Most job-seekers want to improve their salaries when they’re applying for a new role – and there are lots of well-paid healthcare jobs that offer more money per hour.

Operating Department Practitioner

Salary: £27 – £36 per hour

Duties will often include:

Preparing the operating theatre and equipment, such as drips, instruments, dressings and swabs etc

  • Making sure specialist equipment is available for specific procedures
  • Monitoring theatre cleanliness to meet CQC standards
  • Ordering and rotating single or multiple use items of stock and drugs
  • Providing the surgical team with the items they need during an operation
  • Monitoring instruments
  • keeping accurate and confidential records.
  • Your work may also involve assessing patients before allowing them to join a surgical ward and reviewing the care they have received at each stage.

Job Requirements

  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Eligibility with HCPC
  • At least 6 months experience within the last 5 years working as an ODP
  • Documentation evidencing your immunisation records

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Band 6 Registered General Nurse

Salary: £29 – £38 per hour

Duties will often include:

  • Ensure the highest possible standards of care, assessing residents’ needs and wishes, and developing services to enhance their quality of life.
  • Champion appropriate independence and personal choice; developing, reviewing and updating care plans to meet our residents physical, social and psychological needs.
  • Oversee all aspects of medicine management on your shift – ensuring medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered, in accordance with company policies and current legislation.
  • Build the positive reputation of the Business; liaise professionally with visitors and other external stakeholders.
  • Ensure all elements of resident experience are positive, from admission to discharge.
  • Participate knowledgably and professionally to all inspection visits, ensuring your team is ready at all times to do the same.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines – identify, investigate and resolve risks proactively.
  • Ensure you follow a rigorous monitoring and recording practice; documenting efficiently, and thoroughly all matters relating to residents and employees.
  • Promote a cohesive team approach and a welcoming atmosphere to ensure staff members feel a connection to our residents and the home, and they are well supported to deliver high quality care.
  • Understand the key targets of your host home and support the Home Manager in their achievement by promoting and practicing high standards of nursing care and ensuring staff and shifts are supervised in a smooth manner.
  • Support, guide, teach and mentor others in line with the NMC Code, following its guidance at all times.
  • Attend relevant meetings both internal and external; attend regular team meetings and monthly appraisals with line manager.
  • Act as a reflective and developmental practitioner participating to continual professional development and meeting the requirements of professional revalidation.

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General Practitioners – Locum work

Salary: £68 – £73 per hour

Responsibilities as a GP in the private hospitals

  • Supervise nursing staff in matters relating to the treatment of patients
  • Encourage and support the GP provision of the services to promote the medical and clinical services delivery as contracted in a timely manner
  • Encourage the health and well-being of all medical and clinical staff within the practice and promote efficient working methods
  • Undertake a variety of duties including surgery consultations, telephone (or other) consultations and queries, home visits, checking and signing repeat prescriptions
  • Make professional, autonomous decisions
  • Assess the healthcare needs of our patients and screen for disease risk factors and early signs of illness while developing treatment and associated care plans
  • Refer patients to other care providers as required
  • Record clear and contemporaneous consultation notes

Job Requirements:

  • Full and current GMC (UK) registration and on the GP Register
  • Be on, or fulfil the eligibility criteria to be on, a Medical Performers’ List of a Primary Care Trust in England
  • Hold a full and valid driving licence, own a car and be prepared to use it for business mileage
  • Current and credible experience within primary care
  • Have previous experience in clinical governance and quality management
  • Have experience and an understanding of clinical audit
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and customer service
  • Able to work under pressure and within an ever changing environment
  • Good interpersonal skills, courteous to patients and staff at all times
  • Enthusiastic team player who is open and reflective

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Registered Endoscopy Nurse

Salary: £32 – £39 per hour

Duties will often include:

  • Ensuring a high standard of nursing care to patients attending the Endoscopy Unit, working within company policies and procedures.
  • Providing technical assistance during diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic procedures,ensuring safe working practice.
  • Setting, monitoring and maintaining excellent standards of nursing care.
  • Maintaining personal contact with patients and relatives, being sensitive to their needs for courtesy, dignity and privacy and ensuring a friendly environment at all times.
  • Maintaining timely and accurate nursing records and ensuring that confidentiality is respected.
  • Storing, checking and administering drugs in accordance with established standards and guidelines.
  • Working with minimal supervision during endoscopic procedures, admission and recovery of patients and other related procedures.
  • Contributing to the local resolution, investigation and follow up action of any informal or formal complaints.
  • Participating in the care and maintenance of endoscopes and other specialised equipment, ensuring an agreed standard of decontamination at all times including accurate records of traceability of all endoscopes and associated equipment.
  • Ensuring the safe discharge of all patients from the Endoscopy unit.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean environment within the clinical area in accordance with established standards and regulations

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to care for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures and to provide technical assistance during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care according to individual needs.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of clinical risk.
  • Knowledge of GI diagnosis, treatment and health education.
  • Knowledge of EMR system.
  • Must demonstrate consistent professional conduct and meticulous attention to detail
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills with patients, staff, and other health care professionals

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