Basic Care Assistant

Job ID:  1022
Job Function:  Nursing
Institution:  Alexandra Hospital


The job-holder assists Registered Nurses/Enrolled Nurses to provide Basic care for patients in inpatient areas.


Job Responsibilities

•Assists the Registered/Enrolled Nurses in providing basic care planned for patients:

◦Changes bed linen and make up beds.

◦Dresses and assists with personal hygiene of patients.

◦Gives and removes bedpans and urinals for patients.

◦Attends to skin care of helpless or immobile patients with stable conditions.

◦Assists with lifting, moving and transporting patients.

◦Serve meals and remove meal trays.

◦Assist patients with good swallowing reflexes and able to drink and eat normally.

•Assists Registered/Enrolled Nurses in observing general

condition of patients and reports observations to the nurse-in-charge.

•Assists the Registered/Enrolled Nurses in treatment under supervision. At all times escalate if unsure.

•Assists with general duties:

◦Answers call bells and gives assistance within constraint of his/her responsibilities.

◦Performs other duties assigned by Nurse Manager

•Performs other duties assigned by Nurse Managers / Senior Nurse Manager.



•Good interpersonal and communication skills

•Able to read, write and converse in simple English


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