This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service

Anna is able to deliver and maintain a high standard of service.

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

Anna is able to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers.

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Anna is able to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

Anna is able to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body.

HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program

Anna is able to provide basic assistance to an allied health professional.

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Anna is able to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

Anna is able for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Anna is able to understand and respond to instructions; to carry out routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal/external clients in a medical environment; as well as use appropriate medical terminology.

CHCCCS002 Assist with movement

Anna is able to support people who require assistance with basic physical movement which may be due to incapacity.

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Anna is able to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

BSBMED303 Maintain patient records

Anna is able to maintain patient records within an existing medical records management system, under the supervision of a senior receptionist or practice manager.