Staff Nurse HDU

Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: Sharjah, AE

Company: University Hospital Sharjah

Position Summary

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

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

Responsibilities

 

  • 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

  • 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

BLS certificate

Position criteria Other Skills/Abilities