Care Assistant Job Purpose: Providing care to patients by minding, developing, monitoring, and evaluating care and facilities.
Care Assistant Job Duties:
Meeting clients and their families to inform them of the commencing care plan; offering information regarding treatments, procedures, prescriptions, and continuing care..
Supervising quality and delivery of care by carrying out patient rounds; documenting care and progress towards desired care outcome; identifying and correcting digression from the documented plan of care; reviewing progress with patients in conjunction with the principal care provider; working alongside external departments to agree and expedite tests, procedures, and consultations; reporting staff and performance concerns to the manager; maintaining communication with operation staff regarding deviation from the care plan or transfer/release plan.
Measuring effectiveness of plan by evaluating the results of care with the interdisciplinary team; providing care improvement recommendations.
Act in accordance with with hospital and legal requirements; fostering treatment practices and standards of care that comply to the values of the hospital and nursing division; observance of governing regulations.
Follows policies and procedures to prevent the spread of diseases and illnesses amongst self, colleagues, and patients.
Maintaining patient confidentiality and respecting the rights of patients.
Creating and implementing organisation procedures to maintain quality standards.
Recording patient information in the patient care database as it becomes available; backing up data; validating findings and reports.