Caregiver position urgently needed under Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital call or watsapp Mr molefe 0721417720 27 views
- Country South Africa
- Language(s) Afrikaans
Should you apply for this vacancy and your skills and experience DO NOT match the inherent REQUIREMENTS of this position, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE IMMEDIATELY DELETED. Please ensure that you READ and understand this advertised position BEFORE sending your CV to us, or otherwise you will just be wasting YOUR time and ours.
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Therefore, if you have not received any correspondence within two weeks of your application, you have been unsuccessful
Duties & Responsibilities
Take a report from the previous shift
Assist patients in preparation for meals, drinks, and snacks when necessary.
Feed patients if needed.
Record and report all relevant information to the Registered Nurse on duty.
Assist patients with fluids
Assist patients in the dining room.
Put bibs on for those who need it.
Help dish up and cut food for patients who are too weak.
Do rounds by your patients
Assist residents with their daily tasks that they cannot manage and provide general support as part of a caring team.
Assist and encourage dietary & fluid intake
Monitoring health-related conditions such as dietary & fluid intake.
To help residents with mobility difficulties, and/or other physical disabilities, including incontinence.
Safely using aids and personal equipment in a manner that respects the dignity of clients.
Record and report all relevant residents’ information.
Ensure individuality and personal dignity by promoting high standards of care and encouraging independence where appropriate.
Ensure that different cultural needs are catered for sensitively.
Respect the confidential nature of the work.
Provide direct care to residents as circumstances require.
Attend meetings, case conferences and training courses as required.
Contribute to an effective system of communication within the team, by discussion and regular team meetings.
To undertake such duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature, as may be determined by the sister in charge from time to time in consultation with the post holder.
Ensure that the Health and Safety policies are implemented at all times.
Undertake any other duties specified by Management
Assist patients with getting up in the mornings/going to bed in the evenings.
Ensure that patients have been bathed and washed before and after getting up.
Ensure that the men have been shaven, and the woman’s hair has been washed.
Take the report from the day/night staff.
Do rounds at patients.
Assist co-workers where necessary.
Do hourly rounds and advise co-workers where needed.
Assist with fluid intake during teatime with residents.
Ensure that the tee-trolley is fetched at mealtimes. This is both the care-worker and the enrolled nurse’s duty.
Check nappies for the night and record nappy rounds.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Have a minimum of 2 years experience in the Nursing Field
Must have a Diploma in in-home Nursing registered with HW SETA
Have a Matric Certificate
Ability to handle the nature of the work
- Minimum education level: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
- 3 years of experience
- Language(s): English
More than 30 days ago