Staff Nurse – Joint Replacement Unit

October 3, 2023
Application ends: November 30, 2023
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Job Description

Job Identification:1629
Job Category: Nursing
Posting Date:03/10/2023, 09:36
Apply Before:30/11/2023, 09:36
Degree Level: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Schedule: Full-time
Locations:19th Street, Dubai, 00000, AE




A registered professional Medical / Surgical (Orthopaedics) nurse who 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.


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 specialities, 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
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.

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.
Orthopaedics experience desirable.
BLS certification
Private hospital experience desirable