Registered Nurse – OBGYN Ward (UAEN)

Application ends: December 31, 2023
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Job Description

Job Identification:2480
Job Category:Nursing
Posting Date:07/11/2023, 10:29
Apply Before:31/12/2023, 10:29
Job Schedule:Full time
Locations:Royal Womens Hospital, Abu Dhabi, AE


Clinical activities:

Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care given to patients in an effective and organized manner in the Inpatient ward.
Performs initial assessment and reassessment of patients in the department.
Demonstrates knowledge of electronic fetal monitoring using CTG and central monitoring system (ie OB TV)
Is able to provide a high standard of care to all Specialties that falls within the hospitals scope of practice.
Initiates Intravenous Therapy as per Doctors orders
Demonstrates skills in routine care for newborns, rooming in with mothers.
Facilitates medical assistance and provides patient care in emergency situations.
Participates in emergency code drills and performs when necessary
Acts as Team Leader in the absence of the Charge Nurse and is able to delegate tasks as per skills and scope of practice.
Demonstrates knowledge in caring for patients admitted for induction of labor.
Monitors early progress of laboring mothers before transferring to labor ward, interprets fetal heart rate and notifies Physician when appropriate for progress or problems.
Follows IV protocols as per hospital policy/guidelines
Performs post-partum care of mother, performs fundal massage and monitors vital signs, blood loss as needed and promotes newborn/parent bonding
Performs the Appropriateness review of medications before preparing and administering medications as required.
Responsible for coordinating with the Obstetrician, Neonatologist / Pediatrician and other allied workers to provide comprehensive care to patients.
Prepares mothers for cesarean sections and provides pre-operative and post-operative care to all patients requiring surgical procedures
Actively promotes and assists mothers with breastfeeding, basic newborn care and patient education.
Has skills and knowledge on collection of specimens, bloods for diagnostic testing and critical values
Knowledge on ordering blood products and monitors patients when receiving blood products.
Knowledge of Obstetric emergencies, nursing management and care as per protocols.
Provides appropriate health education to patients and their family.
Performs nursing procedures with attention to accuracy, patient safety and comfort, including those requiring strict aseptic technique.

Administrative activities:

Fosters and facilitates peer teaching activities in a clinical setting.
Demonstrates ability to perform under pressure.
Maintains and updates all relevant patient documentation / medical records as per hospital policy and procedure.
Follows the reporting mechanisms / chain of command in the nursing services department ensuring all patient care issues are accurately and promptly reported.
Participates in new nursing staff orientation to the wards
Participates in Quality improvement projects and KPI’s.
Completes required nursing competencies annually/ or as per policy
Demonstrates an economical approach to the utilization of equipment and supplies while assisting the head nurse to maintain an appropriate ward stock.
Responsible for checking crash cart as per the checklist.
Completes annual nursing competencies as per hospital policy
Responsible for maintaining inventory checklist of medications which include high alert medications and narcotics as per hospital policy.
Responsible for maintaining inventory checklist of Hazmat items through the use of Material Safety Data Sheet as per hospital policy.
Maintains and updates all relevant patient documentation / medical records as per hospital policy and procedure.
Follows the reporting mechanisms / chain of command in the Nursing services department ensuring all patient care issues are accurately and promptly reported.
Ensures preventative and ongoing maintenance of equipment is carried out, reporting all failures or deficiencies to the appropriate department head.
Demonstrates strict adherence to all hospital policies and procedures.
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and participates in fire safety, patient safety, infection control and the other necessary precautionary measures as per hospital policy.
Takes responsibility for professional clinical practice and is actively involved in updating and continuing education.

Ability to work flexible shifts.
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.
Excellent command of oral and written English. Arabic language advantageous/desirable but not essential.
Possess a “can do” and flexible approach.
Ability to demonstrate highly developed communication and organizational skills at all levels.
Ability to multi task within the team and possess interpersonal and good communication skills.
Ability to provide compassionate care that is respectful to patients’ cultural preferences while keeping in line with regulating bodies (HAAD, JCI).
Knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and in a team within a complex clinical setting.
Demonstrates knowledge and practice of confidentiality policy.
Ability to demonstrate self-directed thinking, continued proficiency and initiative in problem solving when providing patient care in the clinical setting.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing/Diploma in Nursing.
Current license in country of origin and with HAAD license to practice in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.