Health Care Assistant, American Hospital Dubai UAE

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 9 months ago
  • 4000-8000 AED / Month

American Hospital Dubai

American Hospital Dubai is actively recruiting suitably qualified candidate for the job position of a Health Care Assistant. The successful candidate will assist the registered nurse in  provision of indirect and limited direct care for patients. This job was posted by the hospital’s career page on 7 November 2023 & is welcoming applications from all eligible aspirants.

Job Purpose of A Health Care Assistant

Provides essential support to healthcare professionals in delivering patient care and maintaining a safe, comfortable healthcare environment.

Job Duties of A Health Care Assistant

  • Provides general hygiene and personal care of daily living for the patient under direction and supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Maintains a safe and clean environment for patient / staff.
  • Decontaminates equipment as per biomedical department’s guidelines.
  • Carries out routine damp dusting of patient rooms, stored equipment as per established routine and maintain record of it.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to render care and services based on age appropriateness and developmental need of patient.
  • Responds promptly and positively to patients, families, co-workers and all others in a respectful, courteous and confidential manner.
  • Ensures patient rooms are adequately stocked and prepared for patient.
  • Escort patients to other departments as needed.
  • Acts as an interdepartmental courier.
  • Supports the effective functioning of unit routine, i.e. answers call bells, prepares charts, etc.
  • Performs additional duties as specified by Head Nurse, Team Leader or Senior Staff Nurse.
  • Responds appropriately in crisis and emergency situations.
  • Maintains a safe, hygienic JCI standard unit

Qualification & Experience

  • Diploma in medical assisting or nursing assisting programs.
  • 2 years nursing assistant or midwife experience.

Skills Desired

  • Fluent in English, spoken and written.
  • Arabic speaker desirable.

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