Job Title Staff Nurse Ward / NICU / LDR
Location / Unit
Position Reports to Nursing Supervisor / In-charge
Key Relationships Nursing Staff, Doctors, Paramedical Staff, Biomedical Engineer, Support Services, Patients & Attendants
Main Objective of the Role Incumbent in this position is responsible and accountable for providing patient care for assigned patients in accordance with Nursing Standards as set forth in the Nursing Departments Procedural manual and in compliance to general hospital protocols
Responsible for day wise special assignments and completes them accurately and timely.
Accountable for patient care in the assigned area / ward.
Makes a complete assessment of all assigned patients on admission / at the beginning of the shift so as to plan the activities in order of priority while applying principles of safe patient care.
Provides complete Nursing care- periodic vital recording including pain, Bed making, Medication administration, ECG, IV & Blood transfusion, personal requirements of the patient.
Maintains patient hygiene and health/
Practices infections control measures to protect patient from acquiring or spreading infection. Demonstrates awareness of potential / actual risks of infection and modes of transmission. Utilizes universal precautions in nursing practice.
Maintain continuity of care through clear and concise (verbal and written) communication.
Maintains required quantity of medicines and medical consumables for the assigned patients in the ward.
Takes responsibility of caring for all equipments and furniture and other related items in the unit realizing the need for cost effective and safe nursing care.
Demonstrates willingness to adjust the work pattern as directed by the superiors. Maintains confidentiality in matters related to patient and family.
Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel as required without delay.
Implements emergency life resuscitative measures according to BLS & ACLS protocols.
Documents patient care in a manner that is clear, complete, and concise and in compliance with nursing documentation standards.
Patient records will be maintained as per hospital standards, ensuring safety and confidentiality of the records.
The documentation will be completed in a timely manner as per procedural guidelines
Undertakes patient and Attendants education, utilizing appropriate resources and documents in collaboration with the Nurse Educator
Participates actively in the unit-based and organizational quality management and / or quality improvement programs.
Provides a safe environment for patients, staff, family and visitors.
Performs nursing procedures and Administers medications safely and efficiently according to established policies and procedures and doctors advice
Uses equipment safely and efficiently and taken responsibility of the inventory of the unit as directed by the unit in-charge
The entries in TrakCare billing activity will be completed correctly and accurately
Upholds the nursing code of ethics and acts as a role model to other staff members.
Facilitates smooth discharge as per the protocols and doctors advice.
Shift wise activities as outlined in the hospital will be adhered to, especially in the night shift
Ensures adherence to accreditation protocols and best infection control practices
Major Job Qualifications / Specific Skills
General Nursing and Midwifery (alternative courses for male nurses) or B.Sc. Nursing from recognized university Preferred Education:
Experience 0-8 years
Knowledge and Specific Skills Sound knowledge of nursing systems and procedures. Knowledge of nursing standards and protocols. Able to understand medical processes and procedures and prescriptions.
IT knowledge and roster adherence
Required Critical Behavioral Competencies
(Refer to Annexure for definitions)
Passion for Excellence
Coaching Empowerment & Team Development
Integrity & Ethics Building Relationships & Partnerships
Leadership & Influencing
Strategic Thinking & Execution
Planning & Organizing
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Medical / Healthcare / Hospitals
Functional Area: Medical, Healthcare, R&D, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology
Role Category: Medical Professional
Role: Staff Nurse
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time