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Job Position - Department

Nurse - ChildTB (Karachi) - Zero TB Cities

Experience

1-2 years of relevant experience; preference will be given to those with pediatric experience

Education

Matric with BSCN/RN diploma

Last Date

6/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Job Description

GENERAL JOB OBJECTIVE:

Responsible for assisting the clinical team in patient management and strict infection control

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To work in close collaboration with all the clinical team to deliver high quality, ethically sound health care services to patient visiting the TB clinic
  2. Able supervise and train junior staff to deliver high quality, ethically sound health care services to patient visiting the TB clinic
  3. Assessing a patient’s condition, planning and implementing patient care plans
  4. To deliver competent and effective clinical nursing skills including;
  5. Observing and recording patient vital signs
  6. Ability to record a 12 lead ECG
  7. Ability to sample from arterial access IV cannulation, IV additives and administration of IV medicines
  8. To be competent in the administration of medication, including intravenous routes
  9. Able to demonstrate safe use of patient equipment including infusion devices
  10. Able to care for patients monitored at the TMU under indirect supervision
  11. Basic life support & advanced cardiac life support
  12. Effective wound care
  13. Assisting physicians in performing procedures
  14. Ensuring that Ecg machine, defibrillator, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly
  15. Ordering diagnostic tests
  16. Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment
  17. Acting as patient advocate
  18. Providing education and support to patient families
  19. Follow strict infection control measure and ensures infection control measures are been followed by the clinical, field team and the community.