GP Healthcare Assistant

GP Healthcare Assistant

Job Title: GP Healthcare Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 25000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GP Healthcare
Contact Name: Lucy Pettit
Job Published: October 27, 2020 12:58

Job Description

Purpose of role:

The role exists to ensure that the operation of GP at Hand runs smoothly, safely and efficiently.  It is to ensure and to carry the responsibility for best practice to be delivered in line with GP at Hands overall objectives and ethos.


The post holder will be responsible for performing general healthcare assistant duties, which will include running your clinics consulting with a variety of patients, to assist with patient duties as required and support other team members, monitoring of supplies at the clinics and some supportive administrative work.





The following are the specific responsibilities of the role of an HCA. There may be on occasion, a requirement to carry out other tasks; this will be dependent upon factors such as workload and staffing levels:


Adninistratice and additional duties:


  • Processing and management of laboratory samples requested by GPs/Nurses
  • Vaccine and cold chain storage, monitoring and recording
  • Checking emergency equipment and medicines and updating records
  • Stock monitoring and ordering (including clinical supplies and leaflets)
  • Ensuring patients are appropriately followed up
  • Being proactively involved in Quality Outcomes Framework (QOF) call and recall of patients
  • Liaising with and assisting members of the administrative team
  • Follow infection Prevention and Control Guidelines
  • Cytology and Baby immunisation paper work
  • Maintains own clinical notes
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Undertakes other administrative duties where required
  • Participate in practice audit
  • Participate in local initiatives to enhance service delivery and patient care
  • Support and participate in shared learning within the practice

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