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Healthcare Assistant

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Work type: Full-Time
Location: Boon Keng Road
Categories: General Work, Nurse/Medical Support, Therapy

Principle Responsibilities (Home-Care):  

  • To assist in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care given to clients.  
  • To conduct basic vital signs checks to clients. This includes: body temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate, blood pressure, & SpO2.
  • To conduct blood glucose checking via blood glucose machine.
  • To provide medication reminder service.
  • To render basic first aid to clients with minor injuries.
  • To provide Basic Activities of Daily Livings (ADLs) for clients. (Refer to Annex 1 for definition of BADLS).
  • To assist client with simple housekeeping (this does not include high-rise window cleaning and areas that are unreachable without the aid of ladder) and laundry when required.
  • To assist with other personal care tasks such as shopping/buying of groceries and/or running of simple errands in view that client has no support from caregiver(s).
  • To provide escort service to clients for outpatient appointments in polyclinics and hospitals as and when required (possibly together with the caregiver(s)).
  • To assist in preparation of meals for clients. (Preparation includes: buying of meals).
  • To assist in facilitating client with table-top activities.
  • To record and report accurately in relevant documentation format.

Principle Responsibilities (Center-Based):

  • To render rehabilitation services according to prescribed exercises and regimen by therapists.
  • To work with other staff to implement and execute services and activities to meet the needs of the respective clients.
  • To conduct table-top activities based on the identified needs of the clients.
  • To assist in facilitating individual or group activities.
  • To be involved in overall management discussions of clients with other team members.
  • To keep daily statistics of therapy or activities sessions.
  • To assist in maintenance of client’s personal hygiene.
  • To assist in ensuring cleanliness of the Center.
  • To assist with simple kitchen tasks and maintenance works at the Center when needed.
  • To provide escort service in the transport by assisting in fetching and sending the clients from their respective homes to the Center promptly and vice-versa.
  • To ensure client’s safety while transporting them, i.e. to ensure they wear safety belts and that wheelchairs are clamped, etc.
  • To record and report of any unusual incidents of clients and their behaviors to supervisor(s)

Requirements:

  • Preferably some relevant education/experience in nursing care or home care
  • Due to quota limitation, only Singaporeans and PR need to apply
  • Strong in communication and fluent in various local languages

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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