Staff Nurse ER

Date: 9 Nov 2023

Location: Sharjah, AE

Company: University Hospital Sharjah

Position Summary

To assess patient needs, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of patient care in the ER. Direct junior and auxiliary team members Provide safe quality ethical nursing care in accordance with the Hospital, international and federal standards and regulations, whilst ensuring a seamless episode of care through the ER. 

Summary of Main Duties

•    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
•    Performs triage on all patients accessing care in the ER, using the approved Triage system, prioritizing patients based upon approved triage scores
•    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
•    Provides resuscitation services as required to all groups
•    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


Position Requirements/Qualifications

•    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 (ER)
•    BLS certificate
•    Advanced Life support
•    PALS