Health Care Assistant

Health Care Assistant

NTUC Health Co-operative
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Job Description

Job Description
The Health Care Assistant will provide support and assistance in providing the residents with basic hygiene and personal care on a daily basis, attending to their needs and notifying attending nurses of any changes in the physical or emotional state of residents.
Clinical Care:
  • Carries out duties / procedures assigned by the registered nurse (or the administrator if there is no registered nurse).
  • Assists in the serving of medicine and ensures that the residents take their medicine.
  • Assists the registered nurse (or administrator) in the nursing procedures and treatments for the residents, e.g. wound dressing.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the registered nurse (or administrator).
  • Conduct ART/PCR Swab : weekly 25% of residents/ad-hoc D4 & D7 after medical appointments of residents/when COVID breakout for PCR/ART swab.
  • Daily prepared dossier (includes twice a day temperature taking & checking in on their health status).
  • Identifies and reports residents needs to the registered nurse (or administrator).
  • Ensures the safety, comfort and well-being of the residents and reports problems to the registered nurse (or administrator). Attends to complaints of the residents.

General duties
  • Helps to maintain a clean, safe and neat environment for the residents in the Sheltered Home.
  • Assists and supervises the personal hygiene care, oral toilet, bathing and grooming of residents.
  • Performs routine cleaning of the ward/all rooms/laundry/other areas and equipment.
  • Helps in the cleaning of utensils and the dining hall.
  • Assists in the conduct of daily exercise for the residents.
  • Assists in serving meals and drinks.
  • Helps to maintain the fluid and nutritional needs of the residents.
  • Accompanies residents to the hospital / polyclinic for follow-up appointments.
  • Assists in organising visits for residents to go for their medical check-ups arranges transport and accompanies residents to the hospital / polyclinic.
  • Accompanies residents for their outing trips.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of care given.
  • Assists in the admission and orientation of new residents.
  • Visitor log book (to keep track in and out of visitors (who, contact number, time, essential purpose) & their ART results.
  • Residents movement log book (their in and out of home for essential needs) - eg. Doctor appt, dialysis.
  • Checking of medical inventory supply. Make sure there is enough to last for the next 1-2 months and take note of the expiration date.

  • Able to read and understand simple English
  • Able to speak dialect an advantage

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NTUC Health Co-operative Limited (NTUC Health) is an NTUC social enterprise that provides a comprehensive and integrated suite of quality and affordable health and eldercare services to meet the growing needs of families and their dependents. Building on more than four decades of experience and expertise, NTUC Health is among the largest senior day care, nursing home and home personal care providers in Singapore. It also offers other services for seniors such as an active ageing hub, senior activity centres, community support for vulnerable seniors, and a sheltered / senior group home. In addition, it runs a chain of dental clinics, and a family medicine clinic.

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