Ward Attender NMC Royal Women Hospital Abu Dhabi

NMC Healthcare is currently looking to hire a candidate for the job role of a Ward Attender in Royal Women Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE. This is an Entry level full time job. And salary can range between 3000-4000 AED/month.

Responsibilities of Ward Attender

  • Assists patients with non-clinical needs and ensures patients are comfortable.
  • Assists with skin preparation if required for pre-operative patients.
  • Provides pottering services where applicable.
  • Collects and returns medical record files from the various departments.
  • Assists with patient meals times where appropriate.
  • Transports patients from one unit to another within the Hospital via wheelchair, stretcher or bed.
  • Demonstrates good bed making skills and ensures patients bed linen is changed daily at a minimum and more when required.
  • Ensures quantity of bed linen is sufficient on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for cleaning of non-critical equipment/surfaces and daily dusting.
  • Transfers patients from bed to stretcher/wheelchair.
  • Transports specimens to Laboratory.
  • Assists with any administrative duties as required such as photocopying etc.
  • Escorts/guides patients/family/visitors to various departments within the hospital where necessary
  • Provides excellent customer service to patients and families.
  • Assisting with top of unit stores/consumables.
  • Ensures correct infection control protocol is followed when transporting soiled/clean instruments to and from CSSD as needed.

What you will do more

  • Demonstrates correct infection control practices .
  • Responsible for attending mandatory trainings as specified by the Organization.
  • Assists colleagues, Supervisors, shift leaders or team members when not busy.
  • Assisting patients with their belongings when discharged.
  • Escorts patients to their vehicle by wheelchair or walking when discharged from the Hospital.
  • Prepares daily coffee and dates and distributes them to designated areas within the Hospital for the public.
  • Responsible for Inpatient room readiness for new admissions.
  • Ensures inpatients have easy access to basic needs like water, tissues, TV remote control.
  • Follows the reporting mechanisms/chain of command in the department ensuring all issues are accurately and promptly reported.
  • Participates in orientation of new Ward Attendant to the wards.
  • Completes required annual competencies .
  • Demonstrates an economical approach to the utilization of supplies while assisting the Charge nurse to maintain an appropriate ward stock.
  • Demonstrates strict adherence to all hospital policies and procedure.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and participates in fire safety, patient safety, infection control and the other necessary precautionary measures as per hospital policy.

Requirements for Role of Ward Attender

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years experience in customer service.

Skills And Knowledge Desired

  • Ability to work flexible shifts.
  • Good command of oral and written English. Spoken Arabic advantageous.
  • Possess a “can do” attitude and a flexible approach.
  • Ability to multi task within the team and possess good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and in a team
  • Demonstrates knowledge and practice of confidentiality policy.
  • Demonstrate motivation to work in a health care environment.
  • Must possess the ability to follow directions with and without supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality outcomes and ability to consult with staff regarding continuous improvement.

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