HKEC210329 Patient Care Assistant II (Medicine), Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Post Date: 10/3/2021

Job Title: Patient Care Assistant II (Medicine)

Staff Group: Clerical, Secretarial and Supporting

Reference Number: HKEC210329

Job Type: Full Time

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

Description: Rank: Patient Care Assistant II (Medicine) Work Location: Department of Medicine Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital / Hong Kong East Cluster Pay: HK$17,888 – HK$22,357 per month (see Remarks 1, 4) Key Responsibilities Provide care related, patient services and technical support to clinical services including: 1. To assist nurses to: a. Check patient’s vital signs and other physical parameters, including oximetry, spirometry. b. Handle appointment booking and registration. c. Assist doctor / nurse to perform clinical procedures or investigations in ward. d. Provide patient care delivery and basic patient intervention according to nursing instruction. e. Provide patient education as according to protocol. f. Prepare reports and generate statistics. 2. Helping with directing patient flow. 3. Escort patients for examination or treatment. 4. Prepare patients and equipment for clinical procedures and investigations. 5. Post clinical procedure equipment cleansing & disinfection. 6. Perform daily disinfection, care and maintenance of medical equipment. 7. Keep stock of medical consumable and equipment and responsible for regular ordering. 8. Support computer work of clinical research with data entry and analysis. 9. Perform data entry on standard procedures. 10. Handling clinical waste and confidential waste paper. 11. Perform and support clerical or reception duties. 12. Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisors. Entry Requirements 1. Completed F. 5 / S. 5 or equivalent; and 2. Completion of structured departmental training (see Remark 4); and 3. Good command of English and Chinese, written and spoken. Preferable Attributes/Exposure 1. Post-secondary education or holding diplomas/certificates from recognized technical or tertiary institutions is preferable. 2. Good communication skill. 3. Holding the relevant health care training and experience of working in health care settings are preferred. 4. IT knowledge (Word / Excel / Powerpoint etc). Experience in the use of statistics and data processing software (e.g. Excel, SPSS) is preferred. 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 23 March 2021 . For enquiries, please telephone 2595 5861.