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Home Health Aide (HHA)

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In the Healthcare Industry is also known as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) and Pharmaceutical Care Associate.

Brief Job Description

Pharmacy technicians work under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist and perform many pharmacy-related functions. They refer any questions regarding prescriptions, drug information, or health matters to a pharmacist. Technicians review prescriptions or requests for refills that they receive from patients and nurse.

General Duty Assistant

Personal Attributes

Healthcare (GDA) is also known as “Nursing Care Assistants”, “Nursing Assistant”, “Nursing Aides”, “Bedside Assistants” or “Orderlies” when working in a hospital environment.

Brief Job Description

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.

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