PATIENT CARE

Full time @Addify posted 2 months ago

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing general and specialized direct and indirect patient care through the application of evidence based nursing procedures and practices to patients of all ages on assigned nursing unit. This position is also responsible for demonstrating competency in the behavioral, growth, development and psychosocial needs of patients being treated.

KEY DECISIONS THE ROLE MAKES AND THE EXTENT OF THE IMPACT OF THE DECISION

Develop and implement plan of care, supervise Practical Nurses and collaborate with other health care professionals.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PATIENT CARE

· Performs accurate and complete admission assessments

· Monitors and documents the patient’s condition and the effectiveness of care and/or interventions

· Establishes and implements a care plan based on sound nursing theory, scientific principles, professional judgment and individual patient needs

· Evaluates and updates the patient’s plan of care to facilitate the achievement of planned and expected outcomes

· Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocol

· Assesses for and plans the educational needs of the patient

· Provides teaching and educational material to patients and/or families, which may include diagnosis, tests and procedures, safe and proper use of equipment, use of medications, injury prevention and nutritional needs

· Monitors and resolves customer service issues and provides feedback regarding satisfaction results to Nursing Leadership

· Maintains confidentiality regarding patients and families

· Interacts with patients, families and other visitors in a courteous, helpful manner

· Facilitates the incorporation of patient safety and Magnet principles into clinical nursing care

· Participates in clinical nursing research and supports CCAD research initiatives

· Keeps abreast of best practice information for nursing profession

 

ROLE LEVEL ACCOUNTABILITIES

· Adheres to CCAD’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies

In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within CCAD, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.

KEY OUTPUT / RESULTS FROM THE ROLE (KPI’S)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL

PREFERRED

Education

· Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent qualification is required

· Minimum three (3) year curriculum in Nursing from an accredited program is required

Certification and Licensure

· Valid and current national license is required

· BLS is required from AHA or an equivalent organization, or must be obtained within 3 months of employment

· ACLS, PALS relevant to area of specialty is required, from AHA or an equivalent organization; or must obtain within 6 months of employment

Job Specific Skills and Abilities

· Strong oral and written communication skills

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously

· Fluency in written and spoken English

· Experience with electronic medical record is strongly preferred

· Ability to speak and write in Arabic is preferred

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