HKEC210621 Patient Care Assistant II (Accident %26 Emergency), Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Post Date: 9/6/2021

Job Title: Patient Care Assistant II (Accident %26 Emergency)

Staff Group: Clerical, Secretarial and Supporting

Reference Number: HKEC210621

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Hong Kong East Cluster-Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital

Description: Office : Department of Accident & Emergency Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital / Hong Kong East Cluster Pay : HK$17,888 – HK$22,357 per month (see Remarks 1, 4) Key Responsibilities 1. Assist doctor to perform clinical procedures (e.g. closed reduction, apply plaster, bandaging, etc). 2. Assist nurse to perform observations, investigations and procedures, e.g. ECG, blood sugar test, specimen collection, urine test, visual acuity test, vital signs measurement, wound care procedures and clinical photo taking, remove contraband, etc. 3. Follow established standing instruction to perform after care of hyperbaric chamber and relevant medical equipment and consumables, including but not limited to a) Cleaning and disinfection of the hyperbaric chamber including chamber wall, view port window and floor. b) Cleaning and disinfection of in-chamber equipment, e.g. breathing devices, medical equipment, etc. c) Disposal of wastes inside the hyperbaric chamber. 4. Cleaning and disinfection of reusable equipment, e.g. wound care equipment, etc. 5. Perform ward environment disinfection and proper disposal of clinical waste. 6. Prepare patients for follow-up e.g. printing label, remove wound dressing. 7. Handle patient / relatives enquiries. 8. Provide health education / basic care to patient or relatives under the supervision of the nurse. 9. Provide follow-up and pre-discharge information to patient / relatives. 10. Provide bedside care for patients including bed making, hygiene, feeding, mobilization, etc. 11. Direct or transfer patients to X-ray, ward and other designations as required. 12. Tidy-up environment and top up consumables. 13. Assist on data entry of clinic statistic. 14. Prepare follow up patient record and contact patient for changing appointment. 15. Assist in consumable ordering and checking. 16. Assist in checking inventory on equipment, instrument. 17. Perform any other related duties as assigned by supervisors. Entry Requirements 1. (a) Completed F. 5 / S. 5 or equivalent; OR (b) Completed F. 3 / S. 3 or equivalent with care-related experience; AND 2. Completion of structured departmental training (see Remarks 4); AND 3. Good command of English and Chinese, written and spoken. Preferable Attributes/Exposure 1. Post secondary education or holder of diplomas/certificates in a relevant discipline. 2. Have good PC skills & knowledge in Power Point, Access and Word. 3. Possess recognized Health Care Assistant Training / Care-related Support Workers Certificate*. 4. Pleasant and mature personality, show interest working in hospital with patients and able to cope with emergency situations or patient complaints. 5. Working experience in hospital or other health care settings. *Please refer to the following link to review the recognized patient care training course organize by External Training Organizers: Remarks For Serving Staff 1. The selected candidate will be offered either contract or fixed term appointment for 1 - 3 years depending on his/her existing employment terms. The offer of salary for serving employees upon changes in appointment will be determined based on the remuneration package / employment terms of the staff concerned and prevailing policies. For External Applicants 2. Appointment will be on contract terms for 1 - 3 years. 5% of total basic salary as end-of-contract gratuity may be offered upon completion of contract with satisfactory performance. 3. Retiring / retired HA staff who wish to continue working for HA after their normal retirement may also apply. If selected, the terms and conditions of employment will be offered in accordance with prevailing policies of the Retired and Rehire Mechanism of HA. For All Applicants 4. Applicants who do not meet entry requirement (2), if find suitable, will be employed to undergo at least 6 months’ on the job training including the structured departmental training. During the training period, the staff will be appointed as Patient Care Assistant IIIA at a monthly salary of HK$14,958 to provide service and to receive the training. After the training period of at least 6 months and passing the end of training examination / assessment on skills and performance, the staff will be appointed as Patient Care Assistant II at a monthly salary of HK$17,888. Employment may be terminated if the selected applicant cannot pass the examination / assessment after training. 5. Required to work shifts and irregular hours, during typhoons, rainstorms and other emergencies. 6. Required to wear uniform, N-95 mask and other personal protective devices if needed. 7. May be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA. 8. The renewal/extension of appointment will be subject to service needs and job performance. 9. Please submit on-line application on or before 22 June 2021 . For enquiries, please telephone 2595 5861.