Will “Charge Attendant” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
47% Chance of Automation
“Charge Attendant” will probably not be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #287 out of #702, where higher means less likely to be replaced.
Assist mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients, working under direction of nursing and medical staff. May assist with daily living activities, lead patients in educational and recreational activities, or accompany patients to and from examinations and treatments. May restrain violent patients. Includes psychiatric orderlies.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 31-1013.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 28,770.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 13.00
- Currently, there are 67,410 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Psychiatric Aides”.
Also Known As…
- Psychiatric Aides
- Therapeutic Program Worker (TPW)
- Residential Counselor
- Resident Care Technician
- Psychiatric Nursing Assistant
- Psychiatric Nursing Aide
- Psychiatric Aide
- Patient Care Assistant (PCA)
- Mental Health Worker (MHW)
- Mental Health Technician (MHT)
- Mental Health Aide (MHA)
- Psychiatric Technician Assistant
- Psychiatric Technician
- Psychiatric Orderly
- Psychiatric Attendant
- Psychiatric Assistant
- Professional Nursing Assistant (PNA)
- Nursing Assistant
- Neuropsychiatric Aide
- Mental Retardation Aide
- Mental Health Orderly
- Mental Health Assistant
- Health Service Worker
- Developmental Diabetes Secure Care Treatment Aide (DDSCTA)
- Clinical Assistant
- Charge Aide
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Certified Nurses' Aide (CNA)
- Behavioral Health Aide
Tasks for “Charge Attendant”
- Interview patients upon admission and record information.
- Serve meals or feed patients needing assistance or persuasion.
- Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.
- Work as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, or social workers.
- Maintain patients' restrictions to assigned areas.
- Participate in recreational activities with patients, including card games, sports, or television viewing.
- Restrain or aid patients as necessary to prevent injury.
- Listen and provide emotional support and encouragement to psychiatric patients.
- Organize, supervise, or encourage patient participation in social, educational, or recreational activities.
- Accompany patients to and from wards for medical or dental treatments, shopping trips, or religious or recreational events.
- Complete administrative tasks, such as entering orders into computer, answering telephone calls, or maintaining medical or facility information.
- Clean and disinfect rooms and furnishings to maintain a safe and orderly environment.
- Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.
- Provide patients with assistance in bathing, dressing, or grooming, demonstrating these skills as necessary.
- Complete physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to professional staff.
- Aid patients in becoming accustomed to hospital routine.
- Provide mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients with routine physical, emotional, psychological, or rehabilitation care under the direction of nursing or medical staff.
Related Technology & Tools
- Urinalysis test strips
- Digital patient thermometers
- Multi-line telephone systems
- Automatic blood pressure cuffs
- Safety razors
- Evacuated blood collection tubes
- Patient restraints
- Specimen collection containers
- Hydraulic patient lifts
- Enema equipment
- Intubation suctioning kits
- Desktop computers
- Two way radios
- Personal computers
- Oxygen delivery masks
- Blood collection syringes
- Data entry software
- Microsoft Windows
- Email software
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Word