Assist patients with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting.
Help patients with mobility, including transferring and positioning them as needed.
Monitor and record vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration rate.
Provide basic wound care and change dressings as directed by healthcare professionals.
Assist with feeding and ensure patients' nutritional needs are met.
Administer medications under the supervision of a nurse or healthcare provider.
Act as a liaison between patients and healthcare professionals, relaying patient information and concerns.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records, including charts and electronic health records.
Provide emotional support and comfort to patients and their families, addressing their questions and concerns.
Equipment and Supplies:
Ensure that medical equipment and supplies are in working order and readily available when needed.
Assist with the setup and operation of medical devices and equipment.
Restock supplies as necessary and keep work areas organized.
Follow strict infection control protocols to prevent the spread of infections within the healthcare facility.
Properly dispose of medical waste and follow sanitation procedures.
Ensure the safety and well-being of patients by recognizing and reporting any unusual or concerning changes in their condition.
Adhere to safety guidelines and protocols to prevent accidents and injuries.
Collaborate with nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive patient care.
Assist in the coordination of patient care plans and procedures.
Education and Training:
Stay up-to-date with training and certifications required for the role.
Attend educational sessions and workshops to enhance skills and knowledge.
Follow all healthcare regulations, policies, and procedures.
Maintain patient confidentiality and privacy at all times.
Be adaptable to different patient needs and changing work environments.
Work shifts, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays, as required.
Compassion and Empathy:
Demonstrate empathy and compassion when dealing with patients who may be in pain, distress, or discomfort.
Clinical Support Workers are an integral part of the healthcare team, and their dedication and hard work contribute to the overall well-being of patients and the smooth operation of healthcare facilities. The specific responsibilities may vary depending on the healthcare setting and the level of care required by patients.