Staff Nurse OPD & Corporate Clinic

Date: 14-Sep-2022

Location: Sharjah, AE

Company: University Hospital Sharjah

Position Summary

To provide clinical nursing care based upon treatment plan whilst managing the patient flow throughout the Out-Patient setting, ensuring a seamless patient journey across all hospital departments 

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
•    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, within agreed scope of practice and competency
•    Documents the nursing care of each patient in the Out-Patient Department according 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, including the quality control checks on refrigerators and monitoring of room temperatures
•    Ensures all administrative billing documentation, appointment scheduling and insurance approval is complete as per facility policy and billing details have been communicated with patient and family
•    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
•    Advanced Life support

•    Current license in country of origin
•    UAE Ministry of Health License 
Within three months of employment 
•    BLS certificate

Position criteria Other Skills/Abilities

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 
•    Previous UAE experience 
•    experience in a commissioning environment 
•    experience of working in International accredited hospital (JCIA)
•    Participated in Preceptors/Education programs
Other Skills/Abilities
•    Have knowledge current evidence-based nursing practice.
•    Demonstrate proven success in collaborating with peers & colleagues and able to work in, a diverse multi-cultural environment 
•    Basic data management & analytical skills