Senior Nurse/ Staff Nurse
4 Years above
No Of Opening
Plans appropriate nursing interventions and prioritizes them to meet their needs through competent nursing care.
Check the emergency trolley and other articles and take over from the previous duty nurse.
Ensure the room/bed is ready to receive the patient.
Receive the patient and direct the patient to the allotted bed.
Ensure all patients are examined by the doctor as soon as they are warded.
Ensure that the appropriate consent forms are signed by the patient / guardian.
Assist the doctor on his/her round and in any procedure to be performed on the patient.
Ensure intensive monitoring of patients when required.
Ensure High Alert / Narcotic drug record /register is maintained accurately and the drugs kept in safe keeping.
Ensure adequate linen and other stocks are available in the ward.
Ensure that the discharge documents are filled in with correct demographic details and the patient is discharged as per the instructions of the doctor.
Maintains effective communication with other departments of the hospital, patients, and relatives.
Assists in maintaining ward facilities and patient environment (hygiene, equipment and stocks).
Orient the patient and relatives to the room / ward facilities politely and clearly with respect to telephone, call bell, toilet/bath, visiting time, meal timings, etc.
Complete admission procedures, documentation, assessment etc.
Prepare the patient for any specific procedures, take appointment if needed with the concerned department and send the patient on time.
Complete preoperative preparation of the patient as per hospital protocol or as desired by the consultant (if a surgical case).
Provide/supervise bed making, bed baths/oral hygiene/ back care/ bladder care etc. for patients who are not ambulatory.
Provide/assist support staff to give bedpan/urinals and other requirements for patients as and when necessary.
Inform the doctor of the progress of the patient.
Administer medications -oral/ IM/ IV – as per the doctor’s instructions.
Input all the data as may be required by the software package.
Be prompt and alert in reporting any Sentinel or Incident occurrence. Cooperate in finding solution for any such occurrence.
Be vigilant about medication indenting and administration. Report any medication error / side effects to ANS / Clinical Pharmacy.
Contribute to maintaining staff discipline in the ward.
Report any grievance and unusual occurrence in the ward to the Floor Coordinator/AMA.
Hand over the ward/patients with complete information/instructions to the next nurse on duty.
Responsible to undertake mandatory training at both level – departmental as well as organizational.
Maintain appropriate records in the ward as per hospital policy and NABH standards.