Hospital General Nurse (Western)

Nurse - General
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Contract
AED 8,000~25,000 (MONTH)

Job Description

Experience based in Western Europe, USA, South Africa and Australia with Fluency in written and spoken English.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides a wide range of quality professional nursing care functions using the Nursing Process with emphasis on direct.
  • Provides professional nursing care to the patient, receives supervision and direction from the Head Nurse and /or Duty Manager.
  • Work is performed on any shift, as required, in the general and critical care clinical units, operating room, labor and delivery units, emergency rooms and clinics of Medcare Hospital.
  • Hours are as assigned and may include on call.
  • Patient care and related activities.
  • Performs a systematic initial and ongoing assessment of the patient’s physical and psychosocial status, specific to the age of the patient.
  • Assesses patient/family educational needs and readiness to learn utilizing appropriate resources.
  • Assesses patient/family discharge planning needs utilizing appropriate resources.
  • Collaborates with the patient/family and other members of the health care team to develop and update a plan of care that is consistent with the medical diagnosis and based on the patient’s changing physical, psychosocial and age related requirements.
  • Establishes realistic and measurable goals that are culturally sensitive, and identifies nursing interventions to achieve the goals.
  • Plans and organizes patient care activities on a daily basis.
  • Practices within the established standards, policies and procedures.
  • Recognizes when patient care needs extend beyond the limits of personal ability and consults appropriate resources.
  • Provides input during development and review of patient care standards, policies and procedures and participates in the Interdisciplinary Quality Assessment & Improvement Program.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development and maintains currency in nursing for area of practice.
  • Uses computer technology as required.
  • Maintains infection control and safety awareness, functions accordingly and initiates corrective action when indicated.
  • Participates in fire and disaster drills and mock codes.
  • Demonstrates acceptance, caring and empathy to patients and families.