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Staff Nurse HDU

Company Name: University Hospital Sharjah
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Sharjah
Experience: 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Gender:Any
Age:Any  
Nationality: Any
Salary:Unspecified
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
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