Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority
Post Date: 8/1/2021
Job Title: Anaesthetic Assistant
Staff Group: Clerical, Secretarial and Supporting
Reference Number: NTE2101038
Job Type: Full Time
Location: New Territories East Cluster
Description: Rank : Patient Care Assistant I Work Location : New Territories East Cluster Pay : HK$22,514 - HK$26,524 per month (see Remarks 2, 5 ) Key Responsibilities 1. Assist anaesthesiologists and nursing staff in anaesthetic and operating procedures including all types of anaesthesia in peripheral areas outside operating theatre. 2. Check and prepare anesthesia machines, monitors and apparatus. 3. Clean, disinfect and sterilize OT instrument/equipment in accordance with infection control policy. 4. Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of the OT environment and equipment independently. 5. Assist in observation, monitoring, and recording of patient’s vital signs and general conditions during surgery and anaesthesia and recovery. 6. Set up and assist in anaesthetic procedures, including intravenous, arterial and central venous cannulation, regional anaesthesia, and pain management procedures under aseptic technique. 7. Provide assistance before/after and during the operating procedures e.g. adjust the operating lights, assist in patient positioning, transport patients etc. 8. Assist in the housekeeping of anaesthetic consumables, equipments, accessories of equipments, operating tables and daily supplies to ensure all records are updated, good store management and adequate stock level. 9. Clean, sterilize and stock take, handle and test sterile instruments and equipments and ensure they are in order. 10. Handle, check, record, pack, label and transport sterilized instruments. 11. Assist to train and coach less experienced/ junior staff. 12. Support clerical and administrative duties, such as data processing, medical records, research studies and computerized patient records system. 13. Participate in quality improvement activities. 14. Collect blood samples and perform point-of-care laboratory investigations when required. 15. Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisors. Entry Requirements 1. F.5 / S.5 with passes in HKCEE Chinese Language & English Language or Level 2 or above in Chinese Language & English Language in HKDSE or equivalent (see Remark 1 ) . 2. Completed Corporate Patient Care Assistant (Anaesthetic Assistant) Training Program organized by HAHO (see Remark 5 ) . 3. Possess at least 3 years’ relevant work experience (see Remark 5 ) . 4. Obtained steam sterilizer license (if required by the job) (see Remark 5 ) . 5. Able to speak fluent Cantonese, write and read Chinese and English, and speak English. Preferred Attributes 1. Working experience in related healthcare setting. 2. Holder of Associate Degree / Higher Diploma in Health Care. 3. Basic IT (Word / Excel / PowerPoint etc) knowledge and skills. 4. Interest in working in operating theatre. 5. Team work to provide care of patients during the perioperative process.