Pros: free coffee, fast pace environment, rewarding experience, benefits
Cons: patient or patient's guest complications, sometime a heavy work load, help may not be readily available
A typical day can range from a high pace, high flow day. Consisting with a lot of interaction with the needs services of your patients. On the other hand, you may have low flow or a mixture of both depending on the volume of patients discharge or admitted. Your day starts with receiving the report from the previous employee and interacting with the patients and/or the patients' guests and checking for changes within your report, Next, meeting and assisting the needs of patient including toilette, consumption, and general service. Following your service, you're required to data entry activity, consumption, toilette, changes that occur with that patient, vital, and the collection of some lab specimens or measurements. Including reporting to the nurse you're work under.
Management is helpful, attempting to keep the CA's consistent with the rule and regulation of healthcare involving the assistants, and require for them to maintain or improve their appearance based on the policies set by the upper levels of nursing and the hospital. See and meet all patients needs in a timely fashion, accuracy record patients information, and stay up to date on the hospital training refresher courses.
Your co worker will make or break you at this job. While asking for help is the hardest for most it could maintain you longevity and health at this job. It's like a coin flip when working, because the co workers can boast your morale or break it. Allow for you to ease the burden of difficult patient tasks or complicate the task.
Dealing with people and looking into to your own mortality is the hardest – more... thing about this job. The work is hard but people can make it worse much worse. Also, seeing some of these patient in their most weaken state, with some idea of their formal self, may cause you to doubt your own health..
However, dealing with people and learning the possible direction to take if you would like to advance your career is the most enjoyable part of this job. People from all walks of life have came to this job and used it as a stepping stone to find a career that suits their needs. As for dealing with people; you may find yourself interacting with formal patients or families and receiving thanks for your service. The fact that you see them in a bar, store, or etc. but are getting around without your help or assistant is possibly the most rewarding part of this job.. – less