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Nurse

Job in Taif - Saudi Arabia
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Company: Kingdom Hospital and Consulting Clinics
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-04-23
Job specializations:
  • Nursing
    Staff Nurse, ICU Nurse
  • Healthcare
    Hospital, Emergency Medicine
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Employment                                          Full Time                                                         Job Summary   The Registered Nurse  Staff Nurse  is responsible and accountable to fulfill the tasks and duties listed in this job description  as well as relevant Nurse Role and

Responsibilities within the assigned unit in the KHCC  Reference to Nursing Administrative policies and Procedures Guidelines  PPGs   Staff Nurse provides nursing care  that is an integral part of the total patient care plan according to KHCC approved policies  procedures and guidelines  keeping with the generally accepted principles for the nursing professional practice   

Duties and

Responsibilities   General  Abides by Hospital Wide and Nursing ppG s dress code   Respects and implement professional communication with Colleagues and superiors abiding by the Nursing department Organizational Structure   Checks regularly approved means of communication  Lotus notes  Memos  etc    Acts as role model for less experienced colleagues   Respects punctuality  tardiness and resumes work on time as per approved nursing PPGs   Provides effective supervision to the unit clinical   nonclinical staff   Plans and determines appropriately nursing priorities and utilizes time efficiently to manage patient care   Documents accidents  incidents and complaints as per approved Hospital Wide Opportunity for Improvement  OI  protocol and reports promptly to the appropriate senior personnel   Liaises with members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team ensuring that care is cocoordinated with nursing staff   Attends Unit meeting regularly   Assists in the presentation and implementation of duty rosters   Supports and assists the Nurse Manager  Head Nurse  and colleagues in establishing a good working atmosphere and in making the most effective and efficient usr  of staff supplies and services   Actively participates in Hospital and Nursing Department Quality Projects  Audits and Accreditation Surveys  Ensures patient confidentiality at all times   Clinical

Responsibilities  Patient Care  Acts as primary nurse caregiver for his  her patients   Ensures proper  correct and positive patient identification at all time and before every procedure  assessment or care   Performs physical assessment  this includes assessing the whole body systems  neurology  respiratory  cardiovascular  renal  skin  gastro  skeletal   detects any changes at early stages  and informs the physician accordingly   Involves patient if possible and or family in obtaining the physical assessment  medical and surgical history   Checks and records vital signs  Blood pressure  Heart rate  Respiratory ra1s  Temperature  Oxygen Saturation and Pain Assessment  every four ours as per vital signs policy and more frequent as per doctor order and patients condition   Administers medications  1 v  I M  Intra Dermal  Subcutaneous  oral  Topical  Rectal  Vaginal  Inhalers  Endotracheal etc  as per doctor order  abiding at all time by the Medication administration approved policies and procedures  documents all administered medications on Drug treatment chalt and nursing notes   Is continuously updated about High Risk Alert and LASA medications   Performs I V insertion as per nursing approved I V cannulation policy and procedure   Performs blood extraction as per hospital wide and nursing approved policies and procedures   Collects laboratory samples  Blood  Sputum  Urine  approved Policies and guidelines  Stool  etc   as per  Performs wound   surgical site care and documents findings and observation in nursing notes   Educates patient  family on patients illness  condition  care progress  medication regimen  and patients condition within the scope of nursing practice   Completes discharge instruction education discharge  for patient

V family upon  Informs charge nurse  physician and Head Nurse about any problem related to patients care and safety   Performs blood transfusion complying with Hospital Wide approved policies and procedures   Abides by  and practices infection control rules and guidelines  hand hygiene  Isolation precautions  Aseptic technique  medical waste  patient education  while performing any Procedure or assessment of the patient   Ensures that patient hygiene is done and maintained during hospitalization   Follow up on patient investigations  lab  imaging  etc  and informs physician about the results   Conducts round for his  her patient to assess  check  educate and evaluate patient every four hours and as deems needed   Accompanies the Head Nurse  Designee in daily nursing rounds  at least twice per shift as per nursing policies   more frequent as deems necessary   Accompanies the doctor in his  her patients rounds  carries out and documents all new orders   Assists the physician during procedures   Follows up and executes doctors orders for the patient  asks and clarifies any doctor order in case of doubt or uncertainty   Sends medication prescription to the pharmacy on time  ensures that dispensed medications are correct  properly labeled and delivered on time as per Hospital Wide and Nursing approved policies and protocols   Initiates nursing care plan and Discharge plans of the patient upon admission   Ensure timely Risk Assessment and Reassessment   Risk for Fall  Risk for development of Pressure Ulcer   Ensures availability  completion  of all nursing documentation  all nursing notes in medical records  as per approved ppG s   Completes proper handoff communication of his  her patients  between shifts  breaks time  upon transfer of patient intra and inter hospital  or to a procedural unit  etc  abiding by Hospital wide and Nursing ppGs   Checks all doctor orders at the beginning of each shift for alt hir  her patients and verifies them against all medication transcriptions and current nursing care plan   Provides a consistently high standard and quality of patient care  by promoting high standards of professional competence   Assesses  plans  implements and evaluates nursing care for his  her patients   Recognizes the need for appropriate medical intervention  reporting promptly all concerns in the change of patients condition  receiving and ensuing that instructions are carried out   Admits  transfers and discharges patients from the unit in accordance to approved Hospital wide and Nursing policies and procedures   Establishes and develops effective communication with all disciplines  patients  and relatives   Assists other units when needed   Unit Assignment  At the beginning of each shift conducts narcotic  controlled drug count  and Completes appropriate documentation as per approved KHCC and nursing PPG s   Checks crash cart to ensure its preparedness and readiness at all time as per Approved Hospital Wide PPGs  Documents and communicates findings to the Charge Nurse  Head Nurse   Ensures that all equipment needed for patient care is available and properly functioning   Checks and documents medications fridge temperature  reports and aots on any inappropriate findings as per approved ppG s   Checks unit medication stocks for proper storage  expiry  and condition  and acts on findings as per approved nursing and HW standards  Ensures that medication room is kept locked at all time   Checks all oxygen cylinders in the unit for availability  capacity  and completes relevant documentation   Informs the Head Nurse  Designee of any shortage  out of stock or nonoperating item and malfunctioning equipment   Communicates and reports immediately any incident involving patient  colleague  staff  property  visitors  etc   Ensures that patients room  nursing station and the unit is clean and tidy at all time   Adheres to all KHCC  and Nursing approved Standards  policies and Procedures Guidelines   Ensures that all equipment needed for patient care is available and properly functioning   Checks and documents medications fridge temperature  reports and aots on any inappropriate findings as per approved ppG s   Checks unit medication stocks for proper storage  expiry  and condition  and acts on findings as per approved nursing and HW standards   Ensures that medication room is kept locked at all time   Checks all oxygen cylinders in the unit for availability  capacity  and completes relevant documentation   Informs the Head Nurse  Designee of any shortage  out of stock or nonoperating item and malfunctioning equipment   Communicates and reports immediately any incident involving patient  colleague  staff  property  visitors  etc   Ensures that patients room  nursing station and the unit is clean and tidy at all time   Adheres to all KHCC  and Nursing approved Standards  policies and Procedures Guidelines                                       REQUIREMENTS                 Qualifications  Experience and Skills   Holds a BSN  degree  Registered Nurse  RGN  with appropriate registration in country of origin   Two years of nursing postgraduate experience for Inpatient Care Services  oR  Specialized Ambulatory Services  i e DSU  ER  and one year for Outpatient Services  Holds valid professional registration  Saudi Commission for Health Specialties  SCHS    Holds a current M o H license  permission to practice in Saudi Arabia  Successful completion of KHCi IV therapy competency  Successful completion of KHCC Basic Medication Administration Course  Successful completion of KHCC Infection control  Module
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