HKEC210450 Patient Care Assistant II (Occupational Therapy %26 Physiotherapy), Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Post Date: 26/4/2021

Job Title: Patient Care Assistant II (Occupational Therapy %26 Physiotherapy)

Staff Group: Clerical, Secretarial and Supporting

Reference Number: HKEC210450

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Hong Kong East Cluster-Tung Wah Eastern Hospital

Description: Office : Department of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Tung Wah Eastern Hospital / Hong Kong East Cluster Pay : HK$17,888 - HK$22,357 per month (see Remarks 1, 4) Key Responsibilities 1. Assist therapists to prepare and carry out treatment programs / activities and group activities for patients in Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy departments, day centers and wards of Tung Wah Eastern Hospital. a) Provide patient care services, observation, monitor patient’s general condition in order to ensure patient safety and comfort. b) Carry out therapeutic assessments, activities and rehabilitation groups. c) Teach and supervise patients and care-givers in learning therapeutic skills. d) Assist in transfer of patients, including transfer of patients to and from wards as necessary. 2. Assist therapists during clinical procedures, including checking patient identification and prepare patient for assessment and treatment. 3. Assist in setting up and assembly of equipment and prepare patients for treatment. 4. Prepare layout, medical equipment, audiovisual equipment and teaching materials for patient education and rehabilitation activities. 5. Assist in maintaining cleanliness and tidiness of the examination area, and perform daily disinfection and maintenance of medical equipment. 6. Provide technical assistance in the production of assistive devices for patients. 7. Assist in inventory control and procurement process. 8. Assist in clinical audit and data collection. 9. Perform computerized system operation such as appointment booking, attendance taking, data processing and statistical data preparation. 10. Handle general telephone / public enquiries. 11. Perform any other job related tasks and duties as assigned by supervisors. Entry Requirements 1. (a) Completed F.3 / S.3 or equivalent with care-related experience; OR (b) Completed F.5 / S.5 or equivalent; AND 2. Completion of structured departmental training (see Remarks 4); AND 3. Able to read and write Chinese and English and speak fluent Cantonese. Preferred Attributes / Exposure 1. Possess working experience or holding certificate related to in electrical, electronic, tailoring, sewing or other technical aspects. 2. Possess recognized Health Care Assistant Training / Care-related Support Workers Certificate*. 3. Possess working experience in direct patient care and handling of patients’ enquiries. 4. Experience in PC operation and knowledge in common software such as MS Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Access), Chinese word processing, graphic design and simple multimedia programs. 5. Knowledge in corporate IT system: experience in OPAS / CMS operation. 6. Able to speak English and Putonghua. 7. Good communication and interpersonal skills. *Please refer to the following link to review the recognized patient care training course organized by External Training Organizers: Remarks For Serving HA 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. Need to work on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. 7. Required to wear uniform, N-95 mask and other personal protective devices if needed. 8. May be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA. 9. The renewal/extension of appointment will be subject to service needs and job performance. 10. Please submit on-line application on or before 9 May 2021 . For enquiries, please telephone 2595 5863.