The average wage for an Entry-Level Health Care Assistant is €10.20 per hour.

€16,736 - €27,070
€17K
€21K
€27K
MEDIAN: €21,332
10%
50%
90%
€8.99 - €13.19
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€10
€13
MEDIAN: €10.20
10%
50%
90%
€0€28K
Salary €16,736 - €27,070
Bonus €337
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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€18,533 - €28,104
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data €0€20
Hourly Rate €8.99 - €13.19
Overtime €4.85 - €20.53
Annual Data €0€28K
Bonus €337
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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€18,533 - €28,104
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 388

Job Description for Health Care Assistant

Health care assistants are responsible for many tasks, including feeding, dressing, and washing patients, taking patients' vital signs, bed making, maintaining clinical stock items, and other methods of assisting patients. Health care assistants generally work in healthcare facilities such as hospitals and elder care facilities; their environment can be fast-paced depending on the number of patients and available staff members. They generally work alongside nurses, doctors, therapists, and other health professionals, but their top responsibility is working with patients. Health care assistants may work under a practicing nurse in a training program that allows them to obtain various qualifications to become a nurse themselves.

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Health Care Assistant Tasks

  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • May assist with administrative duties including scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes.
  • Collect, prepare and log blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Interview and record patients' medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.

Health Care Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €21,334

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Health Care Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Health Care Assistant in Tipperary:
"Nothing."
Make sure you do your qqi level 5 and hands on work.

Health Care Assistant in Blackrock:
"Provide Quality of Care with Compassion and Respect."
Provide Quality of Care with Compassion and Respect. Attend Trainings. Adhere Company Policy. Observe Hygiene. Apply Manual Handling. Be Friendly and Flexible.

Key Stats for Health Care Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Health Care Assistant Salaries


National Average
€21,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%