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[Expired] Patient Care Assistant

Jurong Health Services
Posted On :3 Sep 2013


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Professional Certification
  • Field of Study: Not Applicable
  • Skills: Higher Certificate in Health Care , Meticulous, service-oriented and able to multi-task

Job Descriptions

The Challenges


The incumbent shall perform basic nursing care and housekeeping and portering duties in patient care areas such as:

  • Assist in the admission, transfer and discharge of patients
  • Take patients' body temperature, pulse and respiration, and document the parameters accordingly
  • Assist Nurses in simple wound dressing and bandaging
  • Assist patient in general hygiene including incontinent and ambulation care
  • Attend to patients' calls and relay their requests to the Nurse in-charge
  • Prepare patients for physical examination, treatment, surgery and/or other minor procedures
  • Assist in oxygen therapy, IV cannulation and venepuncture procedures, oro-pharyngeal suctioning and medical emergency situations such as CPR
  • Perform urinalysis, nasogastric tube feeding, peripheral blood glucose monitoring, 12 leads Electrocardiogram and instill eye / ear drops
  • Administer bisacodyl suppository and fleet enema under supervision
  • Prepare and serve meals, and feed or assist patients with their meal
  • Assist in monitoring and upholding infection control practices, and educating the patients and relatives on infection control awareness and practices
  • Assist in communicating basic health promotion
  • Transport or accompany patients or relatives to other wards or service units
  • Taking stock level and basic maintenance of ward items
  • Housekeeping duties such as maintaining cleanliness of items used by patients such as table tops, cabinets, crockery, urinals and bedpans
  • Taking stock level and basic maintenance of ward items
  • Any other urgent duties as assigned by nurses

About This Company

JurongHealth is Singapore's public healthcare cluster formed to facilitate the integration of services and care processes within the hospital and across the community for the healthcare needs in the West. Working with partners and other healthcare providers, we aim to transform care and bring health and wellness one step closer to home.


JurongHealth is building the new integrated healthcare hub comprising Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Community Hospital to provide holistic care for patients. Slated for completion in end 2014 and 2015 respectively, the hospitals will be an integral part of the Jurong Lake District Masterplan with easy access to public transport and retail / entertainment facilities. JurongHealth is currently operating Alexandra Hospital and Jurong Medical Centre with a comprehensive range of clinical services for the community.

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