Staff Nurse WE Joint Replacement Unit American Hospital Dubai

American Hospital Dubai

Staff Nurse WE in Joint Replacement Unit at American Hospital Dubai in 19th Street, Dubai, UAE provides direct patient care and coordinates patient care-related activities using the scientific process of nursing.  Nursing care given to paediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric population. This is an Intermediate level full time job. And salary can range between 5000-9000 AED/month.

Responsibilities of Staff Nurse

  • Demonstrates problem solving/critical thinking skills ensuring effective functioning of unit routine.
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary team to provide patient care.
  • Demonstrates organizational skills as team leader / in-charge nurse.
  • Participates in staff meetings and unit committees / projects.
  • Demonstrates cooperation, coordination and respect among individuals/departments in order to provide excellent customer service. (internal and external)
  • Demonstrates cooperation and respect with the nursing supervisor and provides support in bed management.
  • Participates in developing and achieving unit goals.
  • Performs additional duties when required.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for store maintenance and capture of charges .
  • Participate in inventory and lost charges count as well as store organization.
  • Appropriate use of the sick leave system.
  • Participate in monthly environmental rounds .
  • Responsible for obtaining the required CPD points (15) every year for re-licensure
  • Maintains a safe, hygienic JCI standard unit environment.
  • Demonstrates skills in continual assessment of patient, family’s physical and psychological needs and ability to document in line with hospital standards.
  • Demonstrates skill in co-ordination and planning of care / clinical pathway, and prioritizing care, based on individual needs.  Revises care plan in response to patient needs.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to render care and services based on specific unit specialties, age appropriateness, and patient care development.
  • Performs nursing interventions/procedures in accordance with established standards of care and policy and procedures.
  • Assists medical colleagues with diagnostic therapeutic interventions.
  • Maintains accurate and thorough documentation following established JCIA and hospital standards.
  • Floats to other areas within the hospital when required.

What you will do more

  • Shares knowledge and skills with colleagues and others.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Maintains commitment to professional development of self through completion of unit competent ices i.e. pain management, utilization of auto-transfusion devices.
  • As Registered Nurse understands the responsibilities of safe handling, drawing, administrating Narcotic/Controlled Drugs and documentation as directed by policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and clinical expertise of Infection Control issues, reports and documents as directed in the Infection Control policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for maintaining patient medications and refunding to the pharmacy any discontinued medications.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for floor stock medications.
  • Has a sense of belonging to the unit, is cooperative with fellow staff members, and ready to help out and work overtime when needed.
  • Work is performed on any shift as required.
  • Ensures a complete and accurate handover has been given to the next shift.
  • Maintains clinical and professional competency based on the latest research and established standards of practice.
  • Has an understanding of current unit-based PI activities.
  • Actively participates in PI Plan by reporting incidents, customer complaints, medication errors, and other KPI events.
  • Assesses and documents education needs and provides effective and age appropriate education to patients / families.
  • Participates in ongoing educational activities.
  • Maintains mandatory educational requirements annually.
  • Contributes to professional development of colleagues.

Requirements for Role of Staff Nurse

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing (duration not less than three years) or
  • Diploma in Nursing (not less than three academic years in nursing only) or
  • Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery (not less than three academic years)
  • At least three (3) years of recent post-graduate nursing experience.
  • Current license to practice nursing.
  • Orthopedics experience desirable.
  • BLS certification.
  • Private hospital experience desirable.

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