Staff Nurse WE American Hospital Dubai

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • 4000-9000 AED / Month

American Hospital Dubai

A Staff Nurse – WE at American Hospital Dubai provides direct patient care and coordinates patient care-related activities using the scientific process of nursing. Nursing care is given to Paediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.

Responsibilities of Staff Nurse

General:

  • 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.

Satellite Clinic Specific:

  • Identifies the patient accurately.
  • Identifies and responds to urgent/emergencies appropriately and directs team members.
  • Provides Nursing Care to patients before and post-procedure.
  • Books patient for appointment, procedure, or treatment according to treatment plan.
  • Follows up on patients’ diagnostic tests and coordinate with physicians to inform patients about their results, treatment, or if a follow-up is needed with a physician.
  • Keeps consultation rooms stocked and clean before and after the patient has been seen.
  • Ensures patient education is provided upon discharge.
  • Checks crash cart, refrigeration temperature checklist, etc.
  • Reports medical equipment due for Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) monthly.
  • Addresses urgent care cases with the physician.
  • Addresses all Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tasks on time.
  • Calls patients to inform them of approved labs and images and ensure scheduling takes place.
  • Updates all patients about the status of their requests.
  • Follows up with the insurance coordinators on approvals needed.

Qualifications & Experience

Following are the requirements for the role of Staff Nurse WE at American Hospital Dubai:

  • 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).
  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent post-graduate experience.
  • 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.

Knowledge & Skills

  • 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.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification is essential.

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