Staff Nurse NICU, University Hospital Sharjah

  • Full time
  • Sharjah, UAE
  • Posted 8 months ago
  • 5000-15000 AED / Month

University Hospital Sharjah

University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) is presently recruiting for the vacant position of a Staff Nurse NICU. UHS is a world class hospital, that is known for its commitment, care and impeccable services, it offers to the patients. The hospital encompasses all the specialty and super-specialty areas of medicine and surgery. They have various centers of Excellence that strive to give the patients best medical advice, treatment and care that could be compared to any famous and most committed medical centers in Sharjah. They give their medical fraternity an opportunity to chisel and fine tune their skills to perfection using cutting edge technology and theoretical solutions. Their doctors are in a continuous state of enriching themselves and the lives of their patients.

Job Purpose of A Staff Nurse NICU

  • To assess patient needs, plan and evaluate the plan of patient care in the NICU.
  • Direct junior and auxiliary team members.
  • Provide safe quality ethical nursing care in accordance with the Hospital, international and federal standards.

Your Key Tasks As A Staff Nurse NICU At University Hospital Sharjah

  • Actively participate in up holding and promote the vision and culture of UHS.
  • Complies with all UHS policy, procedures and fire regulations.
  • Participates in all aspects of International Accreditation program to assist UHS to attain and maintain international accreditation standards.
  • Performs nursing practice in line with the facility, MOH, JCI and FDON policy & standards.
  • Assess, plan, implements and evaluates the nursing care of each patient, considering the patient individuality, abilities, culture and right to choose.
  • Prioritizes patients individual needs and delegates aspects of nursing care to other nursing team members within his/her scope of professional practice.
  • Performs nursing care in response to the patient needs, treatment plan and nursing care plan
  • Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
  • Documents the nursing care of each patient from admission to discharge in line to facility medical record and documentation policy.
  • Assists and provides documented patient and family health education, based upon the individual nursing care plan of the patient.
  • Ensures patient environment is safe for patients and staff by utilizing infection control practices, adhering to International patient safety goals.

What You Will Do More?

  • Acts as patient advocate to ensure quality care is delivered.
  • Monitors the condition of patient and reports any changes to appropriate personnel.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patients comfort and privacy and expresses interest in their progress.
  • Utilizes and ensures maintenance of equipment.
  • Reporting any damages to equipment to  Bio Medical department and nurse in charge.
  • Participates in nursing continuous quality improvement initiatives, in service education programs & unit meetings.
  • Initiates emergency, safety practices and fire safety measures as necessary
  • Reports all incidents through agreed channels and chain of command.
  • Maintains unit stock /consumables, crash cart stock, in line with facility policy on medication expiry dates and safe location of consumable items.
  • Maintains and adheres to patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Responsible for attendance to yearly mandatory training as scheduled on mandatory training calendar.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

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Eligibility Criteria?


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing holding a BSc Nursing / Diploma of Nursing, not less than 3 years study duration.


  • Minimum 2 years post graduation experience with at least 1 years in current specialty (NICU).


  • BLS certificate.
  • NRP.

License / Registration

  • Current license in country of origin.
  • UAE Ministry of Health License.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Familiar with Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English (spoken Arabic an advantage).
  •  Experience in a commissioning environment.
  • Experience of working in International accredited hospital (JCIA).
  • Participated in Preceptors / Education programs.
  • Have knowledge of current evidence based nursing practice.
  • Basic data management & analytical skills.

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