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Job Position - Department

Dresser - Orthopedic


Minimum 1 year of relevant experience


Intermediate with Dispenser/Pharmacy Technician Diploma from PMF

Last Date

11/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

Job Description

The Dresser on duty will be responsible for the First Aid of patients with trauma, and Post Operative care to the patients undergoing specialist surgery.

This position requires a fundamental knowledge of technical work with orthopedic bracing and casting related activities and procedures.


  1. Wear uniform provided and to be smart appearance when dealing with the patients and attendant.
  2. Ensure all the dispensary equipment are clean and in good working order.
  3. Take prescription, re check via HIMS online system and follow as prescribed.
  4. Provide direct patient care by applying sterile dressing, POP, back Slab, orthopedic splints, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments and applying restrains.
  5. Care of pressures points as needed. 
  6. Assist in physiotherapy, ambulation and rehabilitation.
  7. Routine care and cleaning of dressing trolleys, cupboards apparatus, mackintosh etc.   
  8. Good interpersonal and communication skills with ability to identify concerns when communicating with others.
  9. Dresser plays a key role in providing support.
  10. Works under the direct supervision of the Nursing Unit HN/AHN/Supervisor Nursing/TL RN.
  11. Ability to work as an effective member of the team and under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
  12. Able to organize and prioritize work demands.
  13. Carry-out patient’s teaching and demonstration according to the need. 
  14. Counseling the patients, and relatives.
  15. Observing, recording and reporting of vital signs e.g. T.P.R. and Blood pressure. 
  16. Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor HN/AHN/Supervisor Nursing/TL RN.