Staff Nurse Cathlab American Hospital Dubai

American Hospital

Staff Nurse in Cathlab at American Hospital in 19th Street, Dubai, UAE will provides direct patient care and coordinates patient care-related activities using the scientific process of nursing. Nursing care is given to adult and geriatric populations. Performs cardiovascular diagnostic procedures including but not limited to conducting Electrocardiograms (ECG) and performing Pulse Wave Volume Recording, Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) and Toe-Brachial Index (TBI) assessments. Assists during Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram procedures, Tilt Table tests, Bubble tests, and Treadmill Stress Tests. Aids in Adenosine Stress Tests, provides support during Nuclear Stress Tests, and assists in Echocardiograms with Contrast. This is an Intermediate level full time job. And salary can range between 6000-12000 AED/month.

Responsibilities of Staff Nurse

  • Provides age-specific patient-centered care utilizing the nursing process.
  • Performs patient assessment using appropriate, problem-focused, and age-specific assessment techniques.
  • Performs continual critical care assessment of patient and family’s physical and psychological needs.
  • Involves the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the plan of care when appropriate.
  • Collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team to provide patient care.
  • Coordinates and plans critical care/clinical pathway, and prioritizes care, based on individual needs. Revise the care plan as necessary.
  • Initiates appropriate transfer plan.
  • Recognizes subtle cues to anticipate potential problems.
  • Documents all relevant data in the medical record according to hospital/departmental standards.
  • Ensures availability and maintenance of supplies and equipment needed for the unit and patient care.
  • Performs clerical duties when needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for meeting Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) required mandatory education (e.g. fire, safety, infection control and others).
  • Participates in staff meetings and unit committees/projects.
  • Participates in developing and achieving unit goals.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Performs safe handling and administrating of Narcotic/Controlled and Semi-Controlled Drugs and documentation as directed by policies and procedures.
  • Ensures completion of unit competencies i.e. pain management, and utilization of Emergency department devices.
  • Maintains clinical and professional competency based on the latest research and established standards of practice.
  • Completes yearly, the critical care nursing competencies (basic).
  • Participates in unit-based Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities (data collection, CQI teams, incident reporting, customer complaint reporting, medication error reporting etc.).
  • Participates in ongoing educational activities.
  • Maintains mandatory educational requirements.
  • Performs additional duties when required.

Unit Specific:

  • Conducts an Electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • Performs Pulse Wave Volume Recording, including Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) and Toe-Brachial Index (TBI).
  • Provides assistance during Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram procedures.
  • Assists in Tilt Table tests.
  • Supports in performing Bubble tests.
  • Offers assistance in conducting Treadmill Stress Tests as a Cardiac Nurse.
  • Aids in Adenosine Stress Tests.
  • Provides support during Nuclear Stress Tests.
  • Assists in Echocardiograms with Contrast.

Requirements for Role of Staff Nurse

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing (minimum of three (3) years full-time course duration) or
  • Degree in Nursing (minimum two (2) years course duration) and Registration as a Registered Nurse from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia.
  • For UAE nationals graduates of UAE or non-UAE universities are exempted from the experience and clinical training requirements for the applied title. (UAE nationals must submit a copy of their birth certificate and the mother’s family book)
  • Non-UAE national graduates from UAE universities are required to successfully complete six (6) months of clinical training post-graduation in an APS health facility (except for Registered and assistant Nurse titles)
  • Must hold a valid License/Registration to practice in their home country and/or country of last employment (where applicable)
  • Must hold a minimum of a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or others according to the scope of practice .
  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent post-graduate experience in a Cardiology nursing or Heart Center.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification is essential.

Skills And Knowledge Desired

  • Knowledge of and ability to render care and services based on age, appropriateness, and developmental needs of patients.
  • Skills in the assessment of patient and family’s physical and psychological needs.
  • Skills in coordination and planning of care and prioritizing care based on individual needs.

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