Assisting the service user to take prescribed medication. Among the important aspects of our healthcare worker include, sensitivity and empathy, observation skills and willingness to perform personal care tasks. Care health workers have the ability to follow instructions with positivity and cheerfulness.

Health Care responsibilities

  1. Taking Blood Samples: For Assistants working in hospitals, taking and delivering blood samples is a regular responsibility.
  2. Mobility Assistance: If a patient has trouble with mobility, Health Care Assistants help them to the toilet and oversee safe transitions from one place to the next.
  3. Replacing Linens: Health Care Assistants are responsible for ensuring the comfort of patients, meaning that linens are replaced by Assistants daily.
  4. Washing Patients: Assistants assist patients who are unable to shower on their own.
  5. Equipment Sterilisation: All equipment used in medical facilities must be sterilised and properly stored, and this task falls on the Health Care Assistant.
  6. Checking Vitals: A large part of a Health Care Assistant’s day consists of monitoring and recording vitals.
  7. Communicating with Superiors: To ensure proper care, Health Care Assistants communicate with superiors to address changes in patient health.
  8. Lab Processing: If a medical professional orders labs, Health Care Assistants see that all labs are processed and that the professional is notified of the results.
  9. Food Assistance: A Health Care Assistant must assist patients who are unable to feed themselves.
  10. Patient Monitoring: Health Care Assistants spend the most time with patients, meaning that they are continually monitoring and recording changes in patient health.