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Advert Ref: RMQ863
Advert Title: Healthcare Assistant
Area: La Lucia, Durban
Advert Type: Full-Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours
Time Conditions: Dayshift
Salary: R11,000 – R15,000
Closing Date: 5 May 2023

We are looking for a Healthcare Assistant who will assist Healthcare Professionals, under the supervision of qualified Nursing Staff, to carry out a spectrum of duties. Their tasks include assisting patients with personal care and conducting clinical duties, in addition to carrying out, monitoring, and recording the results of medical tests, which the Healthcare Professional will analyze.

To be successful as a Healthcare Assistant, you should possess a caring and nurturing personality. You should also be able to handle physically demanding tasks, such as supporting the weight of patients to aid mobility, turning patients over, and lifting heavy medical equipment.

•    Ensuring that supplies and medical equipment are replenished.
•    Improving the mobility of patients.
•    Setting up equipment required by Healthcare Professionals.
•    Taking the temperature, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels of patients, and recording the results.
•    Recording the pulse rate of patients.
•    Measuring patients' weight.
•    Preparing patients for therapy.
•    Making up beds, giving out bedpans, and collecting bedpans.

•    Qualification in Health and Social Care.
•    Pass a medical check.
•    Clear background check.
•    Previous experience in a caring role, preferred.
•    Previous medical experience is useful but not essential.
•    The desire to work with all people, irrespective of background, race, or creed.
•    Good communication skills.
•    Good listening skills.
•    Physically able to lift patients.
•    A tactful and approachable personality.

Interested Applicants who meet the requirements may apply here on our website or use the email address of La Lucia Hospital HR Manager STELLA VAN ROOY []. Applicants will be conducted shortly, Should you not be contacted in 14 days of your application, Please consider your application unsuccessful and thank you for your interest in our healthcare group.

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