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Personal support worker

Location:
Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Posted:
September 28, 2023

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RITA NYARKO

adz0t3@r.postjobfree.com +233-**-******* Ghana / Greater Accra 00233 Nationality: Ghanaian Summary

Empathetic and result driven General Nurse with 9 years experience as a Health Care Assistant and 1 year experience in Registered General Nursing. With both expertise, I have the capability to foster and coordinate teamwork: and establish harmonious working relationship in a multicultural environment to provide exceptional patient care and safety.

Experience

Princes Marie Louise Children's Hospital

Nurse

01/2023 – Current

Undertake and demonstrate nursing tasks in the best interest of patient care and professional standards, by washing and bathing patient, bed making, feeding, assess and record vital signs, measuring patient temperatures, weight, respirations, pulse, oxygen saturation and blood pressure.

Read reports and take note on critical cases, Monitor patient conditions closely, reporting and recording signs of deterioration for swift action. Evaluating patient symptoms and condition to plan effective recovery program for timely discharge and assist with manual handling and transferring of patients in compliance with the hospital policy Assisting ward manager in promoting the right of patient and maintaining the policy and dignity of patients and staff. Maintaining a safe and therapeutic patient care environment and ensuring confidentiality.

Demonstrate compassionate communication skills, empathetically delivering difficult news to patients and families.

Addressing and answering questions for families regarding patient treatment, health and progress.

Monitoring patient pain and discomfort to assess needs for therapies or painkilling drugs.

Supervise, train and mentor new nurses on nursing requirements and procedures.

Coordinating patient care in consultation with multidisciplinary team of health professionals.

Perform other official duties assigned by ward manager Princess Marie Louise Children's Hospital

Nursing Assistant

04/2014 – 12/2021

Busunya Health Centre

Nursing Assistant

04/2011 – 04/2014

Provided patient care under directions of a senior nurse. Assisted in the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation of patient care.

Monitored vital signs ( temperature, pulse, respiration, BP, oxygen saturation) and report to nurse manager.

Changed bed linen and washed patient clothes regularly, maintaining proper hygiene standards.

Monitored ward patients and reported concerns to senior nurses. Aided in bathing, dressing, feeding and general mobility, Assisted in walking, talking and movement activities for rehabilitation purposes. Administered prescribed medication and monitored the effects Performed peri-operate care.

Admission and discharge of patients.

Decontamination of used instruments and equipment. Ensured patients safety on the ward and its environs. Performed other duties assigned by nurse manager.

Taifa Polyclinic Accra, Ghana

Rotation nurse

12/2021 – 12/2022

Dusting and taking general care of the ward.

Bed making.

Changing patient's positions in bed.

Serving and removal of bedpans.

Catheter care.

Educating patients and relatives.

Maintaining personal hygiene and grooming of patient. Serving and feeding patients orally or via nasogastric tube. Taking and observation of specimen.

Wound dressing and removal of stitches.

Decontamination of used instruments.

Preparing patients for Laboratory investigations.

Skills

Patient Assessment

Preparing patient centered care plan

Care procedure knowledge and preparations

Health checks

Accurate record-keeping

Clinical care

Charting and reporting

Patient comfort

Pediatric care

Catheter and wound care

Medication administration

Strong interpersonal relationship

Patient education

Compassionate care

Excellent time management

Vital-signs monitoring

Education

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Diploma in General Nursing

2020

Health Assistant Training school. Sunyani

Certificate in Health Assistant Clinical

2010

Presbyterian Senior Secondary School Begoro

SSSCE in General Arts

2005



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