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Job Summary

Responsible for caring for another person and directly supporting them. Provide companionship, assist with personal care, and oversee general health care needs for the elderly, ill, or disabled.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist patients with basic activities like bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and eating.
  • Administer medication to patients (give pills and injections) and monitor their conditions.
  • Oversee medication and prescription dosages and scheduling of doctor’s appointments.
  • Perform light housekeeping tasks like vacuuming, dusting, cooking, and doing the laundry.
  • Drive patients to appointments and run errands for them; help them use a wheelchair.
  • Support patients emotionally who are dealing with chronic and terminal illnesses.
  • Provide companionship to patients by conversing, playing games, and going on outings.
  • Follow the patient’s care plan and report any changes in their health to the appropriate person.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for the individual.