11 October, 2018

Professional profiles, Health Assistant

With us today in our Professional Profiles Section we have Javi Beitia, a Nursing Assistant at Onkologikoa, a highly valued colleague who also has long-standing experience in training workers in patient mobility and postural hygiene.

How long have you worked at Onkologikoa?

Approximately 33 years.

What does your working routine involve? What are your main duties?

My main duties vary widely. From moving patients from one unit to another, to helping orderlies and nurses to move patients, assisting them with their personal hygiene, etc.

What do you like most about your work?

It may sound like a cliché, but the patient-worker situation never fails to teach you something every day about relationships and makes you aware of the need for humanization when providing care.

As well as working as a nursing assistant at Onkologikoa, you are also the go-to person for patient mobility and postural hygiene. Tell us a bit more about it…

I have been giving training courses for 21 years on health and safety issues when moving patients and postural hygiene throughout the Basque Country, Navarra, Logroño and Santander. In our job, adequate training in this area greatly helps to reduce staff absences. That’s why at Onkologikoa we are planning to introduce a Back School project for the workers.

What, in your opinion, is the most important thing you can do to help patients in your everyday work?

Affection, a professional approach and the willingness to listen.

 

You may also be interested in

We'll call you in 24 hours

Fill in your details and tell us why you're calling, so that we can deal with you in the most personal and efficient way possible.

You can call us too if you'd rather.

0034943328000

  • In compliance with European Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April, on the protection of personal data, and of Spanish data protection regulations, ONKOLOGIKOA informs you that the personal data you provide on this form will be processed with the sole purpose of attending to your request for an appointment. Your details are normally kept for 5 years. The lawfulness for their processing is based on your express consent under currently existing regulations. In any event, we remind you that you can exercise your rights of access, rectification or deletion, restricted processing, opposition and/or portability of your personal data, in accordance with current regulations. For further information on how your personal data are processed, you can consult our Privacy Policy..