JOB TITLE: CARE ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION Provides personal care and activities of daily living for clients/patients/residents to encourage desired level of functioning and operating. Supports clients/patients/residents in meeting their somatic, emotive and psychological needs. Provide care to patients by minding, progressing, observing, and assessing care and facilities. And even they have to work with the people of different cultures. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES • Assisted clients during bathing, grooming and dressing and other personal hygiene. • Fed client as and when required, measured intake and output. • Administered medications, suppositories and enemas, empty ostomy bags, collected specimens. • Helped in simple wound care, respiratory equipment use and urinary care. • Made patients aware of their treatment and took their consent for treatment. • Ensured the safety of client, observed and reported on client condition. • Assisted in assessing the medical history of patient and their health records. • Performed administration duties like updating and maintaining patient records. JOB DUTIES • The main duty is to do meeting with the patient and their family members to make them understand the role of care assistant; telling about the
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As the director, at the skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation center, her job is to help individuals, families, and loved ones cope with the recent diagnosis of the client being admitted. She is instrumental in the community by helping those who can no longer help themselves. She is a social worker but assumes the role of advocate by voicing concerns from the resident to other staff and family members. Her role is to help the client maintain autonomy and dignity throughout the process of relinquishing their independency.
“Dedicated to enhancing professional and personal growth for allied health professionals, American Medical Technologists (AMT) awards the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credential to qualifying individuals.
My responsibility as a care assistant is to deliver a very high standard service to individuals. This includes support for everyday living e.g. bathing, dressing, personal hygiene and general domestic tasks. Before performing any activities for the day, I go through my clients care plan and get all the information about the clients and any changes that may have occurred.
It is no secret that communication is key when providing direct patient care in a skilled nursing facility. However, there is a noticeable lapse in the communication between the care team when providing care to the individual or groups of individuals. Two main parts of any care team are the registered nurse and the certified nursing assistant, as these are the two people whom have the most direct and impactful roles with residents in a skilled facility. The Registered Nurse and the Certified Nursing Assistant play similar roles in providing patient care, but have different roles in its entirety. The role of the Registered Nurse (RN) is defined as having the competency and skill to provide direct and indirect health care to individuals, their families, and communities around them. Services are also provided designed to give out medications, to promote comfort or healing, promote healing, and to also provide the dignity of their patients and patient’s families (American College of Rheumatology, 2015).
with individuals - It is about finding out what is important to the person and helping them to turn their choices into reality. By listening and working with the person and their families in partnership to help this happen. It is part of your role to support the person to make their own choices and to ensure that these choices are heard and recorded to form the basis of their care plan. You should then support
In my role as a care assistant, I care for elderly people who have a wide spectrum of physical conditions and dementia. I am responsible for delivering person centred care and I always treat people with dignity and respect. I have gained experience in the importance of meeting hydration and nutrition needs, personal care and communicating with people who may have communication, comprehension and sensory deficits. I have gained basic knowledge on the causes and treatments of disease by speaking to nurses and fellow care assistants. The nurses I work with have explained medical jargon and the uses of medication to me, which I feel would be useful for this course. I have completed a course on mental capacity and best interest’s decisions along
Carers must work in collaboration with their colleagues ensuring the delivery of the highest quality, safe and very compassionate health care and support. Carers must communicate openly and in an effective way to promote the health, safety and well-being of services users and their families. Carers must respect all people’s rights to confidentiality and strive to improve the quality of health care by continuing with professional development also uphold and promote equality, diversity and inclusion. Carers must be honest with themselves and others about what they can do, recognise their abilities and limitations of their competence and only carry out of delegate those tasks agreed in their job description and for which they are competent. It is very important to behave and present yourself a way that doesn’t call into question your suitability to work in a health and social care setting, always seek guidance from your supervisor or employer should you feel unable or if you are unsure how to effectively deliver a task. Carers must comply with employers agreed ways of working and must report any actions and omissions made by one or colleagues that you feel may jeopardise the safety or care of services users this includes if necessary whistleblowing procedures to report any suspect wrong doing. Carers must
I make sure that individuals are provided with care by making sure they are clean, rested, fed and that they are supported in their intellectual, social and emotional needs. You communicate with other people to provide seamless care such as arranging and attending appointments or carrying out treatments.
A typical day consists of arriving at work at nine in the morning at the latest. First she will go to her computer, and look at the census of all the patients. She figures out if there are any new patients since she left the previous day and go over who came in the night before. Then she has to know whose social assessment needs to be done because they need to be done seventy-two hours within the patient’s admission. She usually will keep notes on her desk on what needs to be done. Most days, she calls homeless shelters because some patients have to go there after they are discharged. If she is not calling a homeless shelter, there is always another place or family to call for patients. She attends a team meeting every day at eleven in the morning to talk about their patients and the best way of handling their situations. She meets with her patients and will do their social assessment. They talk about how they feel about going home or going to a homeless shelter. Some days she does family sessions in addition. Everyone being discharged needs a psychologist and a therapist, so she must make sure that happens as well. She does not have a lot of control about what job she will be doing during the day. Overall,
The delivery of Healthcare is a high touch enterprise that calls for interaction among every stakeholder within the healthcare sphere. Communication, whether interpersonal or intrapersonal, is a crucial part of these dealings and may be transformed by the intellectual use of communication tools. Information is the means of support of healthcare. Therefore, communication systems are the backbone that supports the whole idea. Care of patients in the nursing homes now almost unavoidably entails many different people, all with the need to share patient information and talk about their organization. As a result
Since the early 1950’s, becoming a medical administrative assistant was based of being solely dedicated to the medical assisting programs for the community. In this paper, I will give you an inside look as to how much social change and religion stance has become for a medical administrative assistant. I will communicate a few things about the salary, background, and facts about the health profession. As an experience medical administrative assistant, I learned about different religions, different organizational patterns, and a diverse community.
I want to attend George Washington’s physician assistant program because their mission and strong curriculum will help me attain my academic objectives and become a successful PA in primary care. I will fulfill the mission at George Washington as a PA because I plan to practice evidence-based medicine, advocate for my patients, and serve the community. From my dietetics major, I learned the importance of practicing evidence-based medicine to provide the highest quality care to my patients, which is how I will practice as a PA too. Secondly, I will strive to support my patients holistically with their medical needs. Providing quality, compassionate care to my residents as a CNA, I learned how to be a reliable caregiver and address any questions about their care that they have. Lastly, I learned the importance of volunteering and serving the community from my mother as a kid and began to volunteer at church and school alongside her. Also, I was a Girl Scout for eleven years and at the end of high school earned my
“Working in a Hospital everyday is a new situation, so it keeps you on your feet.You don’t know what type of patient you may come across everyday.You interact with patients daily and give them their medication a certain time according to the medication. Other tasks involve you giving the patient's chart to the doctors. Sometimes when I go with the doctors on their rounds, i have the opportunity to counsel the patients about recommended course of
There are more than 100,000 certified Physician Assistants practicing medicine in the United States. PA’s have a very high starting salary and get to do a lot of hands on work. After just two years of schooling you can come out making an average of $94,000. Being stuck at a desk all day is dreadful, and physician assistants get to choose what they want their work environment to look like. Job opportunities for a PA are expected to go up by more than thirty percent between 2010 and 2020. When you are a PA you have a huge amount of flexibility to choose your specialization. I know that a PA is the best career choice for me because i love to work with people and enjoy social interaction, i love to have flexibility to be able to spend time with my family, and there are very good benefits and there will always be job openings.
The first section of the following essay will explain the communication skills such as having a great attitude, being able to understand the patient and physician; and also how to relate what the doctor has diagnose to the patient will help me become a great medical assistant. The next section will explain why conflict resolution is important in my career field. The last section will describe a conflict and how I resolved it; and also how I would change the way I handled it.