UAE Careers Jobs

Ward Attendant Job

Royal Womens Hospital

Valid Till: 01 July 2024

Royal Womens Hospital, Abu Dhabi, AE

Job Description

  • Assists patients with non-clinical needs and ensures patients are comfortable
  • Assists with skin preparation if required for pre-operative patients
  • Provides portering services where applicable 
  • Collects and returns medical record files from the various departments
  • Assists with patient meals times where appropriate
  • Transports patients from one unit to another within the Hospital via wheelchair, stretcher or bed
  • Demonstrates good bed making skills and ensures patients bed linen is changed daily at a minimum and more when required.
  • Ensures quantity of bed linen is sufficient on a daily basis
  • Responsible for cleaning of non-critical equipment/surfaces and daily dusting
  • Transfers patients from bed to stretcher/wheelchair 
  • Transports specimens to Laboratory
  • Assists with any administrative duties as required such as photocopying etc
  • Escorts/guides patients/family/visitors to various departments within the hospital where necessary
  • Provides excellent customer service to patients and families.
  • Assisting with top of unit stores/consumables
  • Ensures correct infection control protocol is followed when transporting soiled/clean instruments to and from CSSD as needed
  • Demonstrates correct infection control practices 
  • Responsible for attending mandatory trainings as specified by the Organization.
  • Assists colleagues, Supervisors, shift leaders or team members when not busy. 
  • Assisting patients with their belongings when discharged.
  • Escorts patients to their vehicle by wheelchair or walking when discharged from the Hospital
  • Prepares daily coffee and dates and distributes them to designated areas within the Hospital for the public
  • Responsible for Inpatient room readiness for new admissions
  • Ensures inpatients have easy access to basic needs like water, tissues, TV remote control

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Ability to work flexible shifts. 
  • Good command of oral and written English. Spoken Arabic advantageous.
  • Possess a “can do” attitude and a flexible approach. 
  • Ability to multi task within the team and possess good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and in a team 
  • Demonstrates knowledge and practice of confidentiality policy. 
  • Demonstrate motivation to work in a health care environment.
  • Must possess the ability to follow directions with and without supervision. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality outcomes and ability to consult with staff regarding continuous improvement.