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Basic Care Assistant

National University Hospital
Full Time: / month

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities and Duties (80%)

1.1. Assists the Registered Nurses/ Enrolled Nurses in providing basic care planned for patients:
• Changes bed linen and makes up beds.
• Dresses and assists with personal hygiene of patients.
• Attends to skin care of helpless and immobile patients with stable conditions.
• Assists with lifting, moving and transporting patients.
• Serves diet/ removes meal trays.
• Helps patients with good swallowing reflexes and able to drink and eat normally (and no contraindications for oral feeding) with their drinking/ eating.

1.2. Assists Registered Nurses/ Enrolled Nurses to observe general condition of patients and reports observations (usual and unusual) to the nurse-in-charge e.g. behaviour.

1.3. Gives and removes bedpans and urinals for patients.
 
1.4. Assists the Registered Nurses/ Enrolled Nurses in treatment under supervision:
• Applies cold compress and carries out tepid sponging.

1.5. Assists with general duties:
• Answers call bells and gives assistance within constraint of his/ her responsibilities.
• Engages patients in conversation to allay anxiety and helps them to settle in.
 
Secondary Responsibilities and Duties (20%)

• Performs other duties assigned by Nurse Manager/ Senior Nurse Manager.

Work Location (MRT)



Work Location

5 LOWER KENT RIDGE ROAD UOB NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, 119074

   

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