Job Detail

Job Position - Department

Staff Nurse - Nursing Services

Experience

Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

Education

Diploma in General Nursing Preferably BscN

Last Date

1/27/2023 12:00:00 AM

Job Description

  • Responsible to handover & takeover incoming / outgoing shift unit / ward information related to patients, including introductions, patient files, medication charts, investigation reports, intake and output chart etc.
  • Responsible to provide direct patient care throughout the shift and in a calm, courteous and tactful manner.
  • Responsible to assure quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments.
  • Responsible to resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multi-disciplinary team strategies.
  • Responsible to prepare medication requisitions and administrate medication.
  • Responsible to maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Responsible to protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies & protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Responsible to facilitate doctors / consultants on their rounds in the unit / ward and records instructions.
  • Responsible to assist doctors with any procedure they may need to perform. Prepares patient physically and emotionally for these procedures and ensures the availability of all necessary equipment.
  • Responsible to maintain accurate and complete documentation of nursing care and to use correct charting techniques as per Standards Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Responsible to carry out the doctors’ orders as prescribed, questions any concern with prescribed treatment.
  • Responsible to ensure the unit/ward medical supply requirements are well stocked, properly stored and are readily available.
  • Responsible to check and record blood sugar.
  • Responsible to draw blood and perform other lab procedures on patients.
  • Responsible to check and record vital signs, particularly of pre-operative and post-operative patients.
  • Responsible to perform IV cannulation of patients, following Clinical IPPs policy manual.
  • Responsible to notify/report incidents related to patients, staff, visitors and any untoward occurrences in a timely manner.
  • Responsible to supervise Nurse Aids, Student Nurses, etc.
  • Responsible to perform delegated patient & non-patient related tasks as directed by the Ward incharge, Nursing Coordinator.
  • Responsible to perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor/Head of the Department