Job Category: Nursing
Apply Before:29/02/2024, 10:15
Job Schedule: Full-time
Locations: Royal Women’s Hospital, Abu Dhabi, AE
Dons & adheres to operating room attire according to policy and procedure.
Responsible for assessment and reassessment of patients.
Works with the OT technician prepares room and assembles instruments & equipment based on patient’s surgical needs.
Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic technique.
Correctly identifies patient and surgical site for procedures as per hospital policies.
Thoroughly checks the pre – operative checklist of patient; including completion of required diagnostic & laboratory procedures.
Monitors and records patients’ vital signs in the pre-operative area and post-operative recovery room as per hospital policy.
Administers pre- operative prophylactic antibiotics according to Doctors orders and hospital policy.
Performs the Appropriateness review of medications before preparing and administering medications as required.
Positions patient with the use of positional aids, maintaining circulatory, respiratory, neuromuscular homeostasis while maintaining privacy and providing maximum exposure to the operative procedure.
Demonstrates skill in performing the duties of scrub nurse and circulating nurse.
Provides safety to patient, to self & the entire surgical team by completing the General surgical safety checklist e.g. Sign in, Time Out, Sign out.
Implements correct practices for the prevention of infection by practicing strict aseptic technique & maintaining the sterile field.
Maintains confidentiality of patient’s records. Updates all relevant documentation / medical records as per hospital policy and procedure.
Demonstrates competence in Cardio – Pulmonary Resuscitation technique.
Adheres strictly to the waste segregation and disposal of waste as per hospital policy.
Adheres strictly to disposal of human tissue policy.
Identifies patient correctly in Post Anesthetic Care Unit.
Attend to patients’ immediate needs and interventions; assess and manage pain as per hospital policy.
Demonstrate competency in checking and maintain patients’ airway.
Uses correct technique in suctioning patient as appropriately needed.
Can recognize airway obstruction and used head tilt chin lift and apply mask appropriately.
Verbalize basic knowledge for post anesthetic complications based on operation performed and anesthetic given.
Does test to determine level of regional blocks and position the patient in a way that does not compromise breathing and circulation.
Patients’ normothermia is maintained at all times.
Ensures that patients’ hemodynamic status is monitored as per policy.
Understand the falls risk management and intervene as per policy for all patients at risk of falls.
Collaborates with both surgeon and anesthetist to optimize safety of patients in her care.
Follows the hospital policy on discharge of patients from Post Anesthetic Care Unit.
Responsible for checking crash carts and emergency equipment as per hospital policy.
Responsible for cleaning of all critical equipment as per policy
Responsible for the appropriate storage and maintenance of medication inventory which includes high alert medications and narcotics as per hospital policy.
Responsible for the appropriate storage and maintenance of Hazmat inventory items through the use of Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) as per hospital policy.
Follows the reporting mechanisms /chain of command in the Nursing Department ensuring all patient care issues are accurately reported in a timely manner.
Demonstrates an economical approach to the utilization of equipment and supplies, while assisting the Charge Nurse and Stores Executive to maintain an appropriate ward stock.
Participates in Quality improvement projects and KPI’s.
Responsible for collecting and presenting statistics/KPI’s where required.
Participates in/initiates quality Improvements within the Department to continuously improve education or services
Assumes responsibility for the unit in the absence of the Charge Nurse as assigned.
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and participates in fire safety, patient safety, infection control and the other necessary precautions as per hospital policy.
Shares responsibility for professional clinical practice and is actively involved in updating and continuing education.
Completes all relevant competencies according to scope of practice and Department
Fosters and facilitates peer teaching activities in a clinical setting.
Demonstrates ability to perform under pressure.
Demonstrates strict adherence to all hospital policies and procedures.
Ensures proper and meticulous documentation/record keeping
Bachelor of Science in Nursing/Diploma in Nursing.
Current license in country of origin and with HAAD or DHA license to practice in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Minimum 2 years nursing experience
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.
Good English spoken & written, Arabic language advantageous/desirable but not essential.
Ability to review procedures and implement new models of service delivery to satisfy client and organizational requirements.
Demonstrated commitment to quality outcomes and ability to consult with staff regarding continuous improvement.