HKWCS210209 Patient Care Assistant II (Clinical Assistant), Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Post Date: 5/2/2021

Job Title: Patient Care Assistant II (Clinical Assistant)

Staff Group: Clerical, Secretarial and Supporting

Reference Number: HKWCS210209

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Hong Kong West Cluster-Queen Mary Hospital

Description: Position : Patient Care Assistant (Clinical Assistant) Rank : Patient Care Assistant II Work Location : Hong Kong West Cluster Salary : HK$17,888 – HK$22,357 per month (also see Remuneration) Key Responsibilities: 1. Perform the following core duties for patients: blood-taking and related duties which include taking blood specimen and preparing blood specimen labels / blood-taking materials, blood culture, blood taking for Pediatric patients, blood glucose analysis using blood glucose meter etc; ECG for patients and related duties; Intravenous (IV) cannulation insertion and assessing the appropriate IV site; taking care and monitoring patients’ condition while performing the blood-taking, ECG or IV process and reporting to senior in case of abnormal situations; preparing, cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing blood taking equipment, ECG machine, drug trolley and equipment in the ward / department; ensuring adequate and appropriate equipment for blood taking, ECG and IV cannulation; preparing specimen label under nurse guidance/direction and delivering / collecting specimen sample / result from laboratory / Pathology Department; and conducting routine quality check of the POCT equipment and assisting patients in performing POCT test. 2. Perform other direct / in-direct patient care related duties depending on the working unit/department which include: assisting patients during medical check and other medical treatment procedures; checking patient’s condition including measuring blood pressure, height and weight, urine test, etc.; handling clinical waste and patient transport; operating necessary equipment that required to perform the supporting services; assisting in stock taking, collecting materials in ward, laboratory container, sterilizer and gauze, etc; and handling other clerical support duties, e.g. filling of laboratory reports, data entry etc. 3. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. Entry Requirement: 1. Completed F.5/ S.5 or equivalent (see Remark 6); 2. Holder of Corporate Patient Care Assistant (Clinical Assistant) [“PCA(CA)”] Training Program certificate which includes blood-taking, ECG and IV Cannulation training organized by Hospital Authority (see Remuneration 1 and 2 and Remark 1); and 3. Good command of written Chinese, fluent spoken Cantonese and able to understand simple English. Preferred Attributes: 1. Holder of Health Care Assistant or Care-related Support Workers (CRSW) certificate; 2. Possess relevant working experience and/or training in hospital or health care institution; 3. Responsible, able to work independently and with good interpersonal skills. Remuneration: 1. The selected candidates who fulfill all the entry requirements will be remunerated at a starting salary of HK$19,676 per month. 2. Candidates who have not acquired the entry requirement (2) if found suitable for appointment will be appointed as Patient Care Assistant II with a monthly salary of HK$17,888 to provide service and to receive the Corporate PCA(CA) training and the in-service training. Upon satisfactory completion of the training and passing the requisite assessments and tests, the monthly salary will be adjusted to HK$19,676. 3. For serving HA staff, the offer of salary upon changes in appointment will be determined based on the remuneration/employment package of staff concerned and prevailing policies. 4. For external applicants if selected for appointment, 5% of total basic salary as end-of-contract gratuity may be offered upon completion of contract with satisfactory performance. 5. The salary package is subject to review by the management if required.