- Perform initial assessment on the patient coming in for check up if assigned at the out patient department.
- Take vital signs for baseline data of the doctors.
- Prioritize patients who needs immediate attention or refer them to the Emergency room as soon as possible if the doctor is busy or unavailable.
- Rotate in designated departments or clinics.
- Assist patients to the laboratory, assessment table, or offices if needed.
- Assist or perform Doppler test, nebulization, insertion of IV line, and extraction of blood for laboratory tests.
- Perform I.E. or internal examination for mothers in labor or due to give birth who are at the out patient department.
- Administered oral and parenteral medications and charting
- Attended to patient needs
- Rendered nursing service
- Note, follow, assist , carry out and/ or perform necessary doctors orders.
- Refer patients to necessary departments.
- Perform regular assessment based on the ordered number of times to check or assess patient in wards or private rooms.
- Check medications are given to patients on time.
- Check laboratory tests are done and follow-up on test or laboratory results.
- Manually monitor intake and output of the patients.
- Refer patients to the nurse-in-charge or head nurse if patients needs to be seen by their private doctor or by the resident on duty.
- Perform bedside care as necessary. Such as assisting them to brush their teeth, perform sponge bath, assist them with changing into a clean set of clothes, perineal care, and changing of linens.
- Checking on patients who are alone without a watcher especially the children, elderly or confused patients.
- Gives direct nursing care
- Identifies nursing needs of patients
- Plans, gives and evaluates nursing care
- Carries out doctor’s legal orders