General Duty Assistant

Course Name: General Duty Assistant

Description: This programme is aimed at training candidates for the job of General Duty Assistant in the health sector.

Certification Partner: Healthcare Sector Skill Council

Eligibility: 10th standard pass

Duration: 420 hours

QP Code: HSS/Q5101

NSQF Level: 3

The core functions of a hospital system with almost 40% of the medical and patient care that is delivered in the hospital system is managed by nurses. Doctors account for another 20% of the workload. This additional workload on doctors and nurses can be offset by the introduction of General Duty Assistants. A trained General Duty Assistant can decrease the workload and also add value to the value chain of the healthcare delivery system by handling some of the major functions involving patient care

Who is a General Duty Assistant (GDA)

GDA is one who provides patient care and helps maintain a suitable environment. Some of the key responsibilities are to provide patient’s daily care, comfort, safety and health needs. A GDA works in collaboration with doctors and nurses and other healthcare providers and deliver the healthcare services as suggested by them. A GDA is result oriented. He/she demonstrates basic patient care skills, communication skills and ethical behaviour while working in the clinics in shifts

What are the Job Prospects & Career Progression

GDA → Senior Care Assistant → Supervisor → GNM (General Nursing Midwife) / ANM - Auxillary Nursing Midwife → Registered Nurse

Common Designations in Various Industries

Bed Side Assistant, Nursing Care Assistant, Nursing Aides, Orderlies working in a hospital environment
Our placement cell works closely with the industry and other potential employers on an on-going basis to facilitate the successful placement of candidate. Some of our placement partners are :

-Amin hosptial
-Millat Hospital
-Naushin hosptial
-PORTEA (Home Medical Care Services)
-A.M.MEDICALS
-ASWINI MEDICALS
-Atlas Diagnostic & Imaging Center
-FRIENDS MEDICALS
-NEO MEDICALS
-NEW SUPRIYA MEDICALS
-NIMMI MEDICALS
-PEOPLES HOSPITAL
-DR.MUTHUS ORTHO CENTRE
-GANGA MEDICAL CENTRE & HOSPITALS PVT LTD
-GEM HOSPITAL
-Grand World Elder Care
-K G M Hospital

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