Nursing vacancies

Job Code: STN1
Number of Positions: 2
Posted On: 15/08/2021
Close Date: 11/09/2021
Department: Nursing - Ob/Gyn Unit
Years of Experience: 5

Job Description

Summary of Main Duties and Responsibilities

To assess patient needs, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of patient care for the Ob/Gyn patients. Direct junior and auxiliary team members Provide safe quality ethical nursing care in accordance with the Hospital, international and federal standards and regulations

 

  • Actively participates in upholding and promoting the vision and culture of University Hospital Sharjah (UHS)
  • Complies with all UHS policies, procedures and fire regulations
  • Participates in all aspects of the International Accreditation program to assist UHS to attain and maintain international accreditation standards
  • Performs nursing practice in line with the facility, MOH, JCI and FDON policies, procedures and standards
  • Assess, plan, implements and evaluates the nursing care of each patient, considering the patient’s individuality, abilities, culture and right to choose
  • Prioritizes patients’ individual needs and delegates aspects of nursing care to other nursing team members within his/her scope of professional practice
  • Performs nursing care in response to the patient’s needs, treatment plan and nursing care plan, supported by nursing knowledge and current best practice
  • Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care
  • Documents the nursing care of each patient from admission to discharge in accordance to facility medical record and documentation policy
  • Assists and provides documented patient and family health education, based upon the individual nursing care plan of the patient
  • Ensures patient environment is safe for patients and staff by utilizing infection control practices, adhering to International patient safety goals and following facility health and safety policies
  • Collaborates with the Multi-disciplinary team and acts as patient advocate to ensure quality care is delivered
  • Adhere to the safe administration of medication policy within the facility, administering prescribed medications, including narcotics as per scope of practice
  • Monitors the condition of patient and reports any changes to appropriate personnel
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patients’ comfort and privacy and expresses interest in their progress
  • Utilizes and ensures maintenance of equipment and instruments, reporting any damages, equipment malfunctioning to the Bio – Medical department and nurse in charge immediately
  • Participates in nursing continuous quality improvement initiatives, in service education programmes, unit meetings and committee functions as assigned by nurse in charge
  • Initiates emergency, safety practices and fire safety measures as necessary
  • Reports all incidents through agreed channels and chain of command, ensuring Incident report is completed, submitted to nurse in charge and any immediate action required taken
  • Maintains unit stock/consumables, crash cart stock, in accordance with facility policy on medication expiry dates and safe location of consumable items
  • Maintains and adheres to patient confidentiality at all times
  • Responsible for attendance to yearly mandatory training as scheduled on mandatory training calendar
  • Responsible for professional clinical practice and is actively involved in updating knowledge through educational activities
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned (within scope of practice)
  • The employment terms and conditions for this position are specified in the individuals Employment Contract

Position Requirements/Qualifications Required

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing holding a BSc Nursing /Diploma of Nursing, not less than 3 years study duration
  • Minimum 2 years post-graduation experience with at least 1 years in current specialty (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • BLS certificate

 

Licenses/Registration Required

  • MOH License

Position criteria

  • 2 years post graduate experience 
  • Computer literate familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English, spoken Arabic an advantage

 

Advantage

  • Previous UAE experience
  • experience in a commissioning environment
  • experience of working in International accredited hospital (JCIA)
  • Participated in Preceptors/Education programs

 

Personal Details
Education
Your Message
Send Your CV