- Duties and responsibilities:
Provides a leadership & resource role in the provision of patient careActs as a unit management resource for example charge nurse, or team leader as assignedAddresses issues using a problem-solving framework. Initiates the nursing or medical / administrative chain of command if unable to resolve issuesLiaisons with other health care team members & departments to provide continuity of patient care & units activities.Must have strong analytical, interpersonal and decision-making skills.ClinicalProvides direct patient care utilizing the nursing process within established hospital & unit specific policies and procedures.Demonstrates knowledge & clinical assessment skills appropriate to clinical area.Takes direct & appropriate action in urgent & emergency situationsMonitoring vital signs and ensuring the proper functions of feeding tubes, ventilators, catheters and other life support equipments.Documents all assessments, interventions & other information in the patient’s health care record in a timely & ongoing mannerPromotes continuity of care through oral written communicationDemonstrates effective communication & collaboration skills when interacting with patients, families, & other health care team membersActs as patient advocate by supporting the basic rights, values and beliefs of the patient.Complies with the hospital Infection Control & Safety ProtocolsEducation & Research Works with all health care team members in activities designed for the improvement of patient care outcomesActs as a preceptor and/or resource for new employees, trainees & other staffAssumes responsibility for own professional growth identifying the areas of clinical knowledge & skills that requires developmentUses research / current references in the provision of evidence-based careParticipates in teaching & mentoring of nurses and traineesQualityAnticipates & acts to maintain a safe environmentAssesses own care to patient care systems and continuously seek ways to improveComplies with and participates in Quality Management processes & activities ProfessionalismServes as a professional role model, teacher & resource personDevelops & utilizes professional collegial networkingDemonstrates respect, compassion & cultural sensitivity to patients, families & other hospital employeesAdvocates for excellence in patient care & rightsAssumes responsibility for own actions, decisions & behavioursDemonstrate initiative in the performance of dutiesPerforms other related duties as assigned.
- Specialized knowledge:
- Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PICU)
- Personal qualities/skills:
- English & Arabic
- Computer skills required
- Ability to work efficiently even under pressure.
Educationتمريض / Nursing