Healthcare Assistant. Out Patient Department. Aster Hospitals. UAE

  • Render evidence based comprehensive nursing care to the patient.
  • Be knowledgeable about the layout of the unit, number of patients, types of patient and their requirements.
  • Efficiently prepare nursing care plan as advised by the physician and provide care accordingly.
  • Recognize and handles emergency situations and complications effectively during the course of treatment.
  • Competently administers all medications following seven rights.
  • Monitor the patient and timely report patient’s health condition.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care on patient condition and record and report it to the concerned Doctor timely.
  • Help the ambulatory patients according to their needs.
  • Give accurate report to the Team Leader/ Head Nurse/ Supervisor as required.
  • Actively participate in the disaster management process (Identified Codes) in the hospital.
  • Initiate CPR and activates code blue as and when required.
  • Follow strictly infection control practices at all times.
  • Timely collection and dispatching of various samples.
  • Ensure safety, comfort, confidentiality and privacy of the patients.
  • Provide patient and family education as per the hospital protocol.
  • Explain patient rights and responsibilities to the patient.
  • Ensure proper cleaning and disinfection of the equipment.
  • Ensure availability, working condition and effective use of equipment in the unit.
  • Ensure smooth admission, transfer, and discharge & death process.
  • Escort patients to and from various departments.
  • Take proper care of patient’s belongings.
  • Perform all special assignments that are rostered for a quality patient care.
  • Ensure neat, clean and noise free environment to the patient and family.
  • Report any untoward incident immediately to Head nurse/ Supervisor and submit the written statement in the same shift.
  • Report immediately any safety and security issues at the work place to the concerned Head of the Dept./Supervisor.
  • Appropriately delegate tasks to other health care assistants as and when required.
  • Provide mentorship to the new joinees.

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