General Duty Assistant – Healthcare (GDA) are also known as “Nursing Care Assistant”, “Nursing Assistant” , “Nursing Aide”, “Bedside Assistant” or “Orderlie” when working in a hospital environment.
Individual on the job provides patient care and help maintain a suitable environment. Some of the key responsibilities of the General Duty Assistant are to provide patient’s daily care, patient’s comfort, patient’s safety and patient’s health needs.
This job requires the individual to work in collaboration with Doctors and Nurses and other healthcare providers and deliver the healthcare services as suggested by them. The individual should be result oriented. The individual should also be able to demonstrate basic patient care skills, communication skills and ethical behaviour. The individual should be willing to work in wards or clinics in shifts.