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Staff Nurse

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Global Hospitals

Job Description

Delivering quality nursing care with compassion, competence and critical thinking skills in their ICUs
Demonstrating caring, comforting, qualities and communicates with an empathetical and individualistic approach.
Ensuring the provision of safe environment in both preventive and promotive aspects for all patients, relatives and significant others.
Maintaining interdepartmental, inter-unit coordination and communication.
Possessing knowledge regarding the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)s and clinical protocols of the ward/unit.
Interpreting the department's policies and procedures to personnel, residents, visitors, and accrediting bodies as required.
Liaising with consultants and heads of other departments for effective implementation of patient care and minimizing errors of omission and commission.
Maintaining relevant documents and adhering to established reporting system.
Periodically updating knowledge on clinical areas, translating them at the bed side and participating in their continuing nursing education.
Maintaining professional decorum at all times.
Providing leadership and clinical decision making to all nurses and other members (secretaries, housekeeping staff etc.) of the unit.
Ensuring adequacy of stock by indenting, maintaining the same, keeping in mind the need for lean practices.
Maintaining records and establishing adequate reporting with accurate documentation.
Predicting emergency situation and preparing the unit for its smooth function.
Ensuring that all investigation reports are collected and reported on time to the concerned physician for treatment decision.
Reporting high alert investigation results to the sister in-charge and seeks medical help for prompt action and record the interventions done.
Ensuring safe transportation of the patient to diagnostic tests/other wards or units.
Conducting an initial thorough assessment of every patient upon admission.
Performing ongoing assessment of patients to identify needs and problems.
Raising menu card upon admission and as and when the dietary needs alter.
Ensuring that the paramedical services reach patients on time. For example: Physiotherapy, Dietary.
Making keen observation for early identification of warning signs of complication.
Participating effectively in hospital infection control policies including hand-washing, bio-medical waste management, cleaning and fumigation protocols, needle-stick injury protocols, spill management, prevention of surgical site infection, prevention of catheter related blood stream infection, prevention of catheter related urinary tract infection, prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia, guidelines for nosocomial infections (MRSA, Acinetobacter and so on).
Practicing safe medication management principles that include drug calculation, IV therapy, drug indenting and administration, prevention of drug errors, monitoring of fridge temperature, look alike and sound alike medications and crash cart maintenance.
Ensuring that all he/she has undergone the BLS and overview of ACLS training, Medical Emergency Team (MET) and Modified Earning Warning Score (MEWS) training, code blue management classes
Providing patient safety following patient safety goals including provision of care for the vulnerable patients.
Ensuring prompt assessment of wound site using the Braden Scale, providing appropriate treatment and the practice of complete documenting.
Supervising non professional staff in the cleanliness and orderliness of the ward and transportation of the patient.
Maintain relevant documents and adhere to established reporting system.
Periodically updating knowledge on clinical areas, translating them at the bed side and participating actively in continuing nursing education.
Note: The junior staff nurse assumes responsibility in the absence of the senior staff nurse

Company Description

Global Hospital is a leading international patient referring company. Our aim is to... provide patients around the world with the highest medical expertise. For this purpose, we have built up a worldwide network gathering leading specialists, outstanding hospitals and clinics fitted with the latest technology and providing updated state-of-the-art treatments.

We arrange referrals for second opinions, consultations, specialized treatments, and throughout our network can help patients participate in selected clinical trials.
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Full time
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Minimum experience:
One year
Compulsory Education
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