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Job Description

Staff Nurse/CMA/HA

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit according to established standards and procedure.
  • Receive patients in the ward, carry out nursing assessment and provide the necessary treatment as soon as the patient is brought in the department.
  • Document the initial assessment findings in the progress notes.
  • Takes the nursing history, summarizes data, and states nursing diagnoses/patient care needs.
  • Observes and records sign, symptoms and behaviors, including the physiological status of patients, reports assessment changes to the concerned authority.
  • Follows policy and deliver designated nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with the stated medical plan of care.
  • Executes physicians orders for all assigned patients; safely and properly administers medications and treatments.
  • Check inventory of all equipment, crash cart and instruments as per the inventory registered and inform the senior nurse in case of any discrepancies noted.
  • Check the handover book for any new instructions during every shift
  • Prepare, check, maintain and submit the census to the concerned department.
  • Enquire and know about the following:
  • New admission
  • Transfer(Internal and External)
  • Surgery and investigation list
  • Discharges
  • Handover and takeover of all patients as per the guideline mentioning in the handling over and taking over protocol.
  • Greet all patients as well as assess the patients and the units.
  • Send patients for surgeries or investigations as per the schedule.
  • Ensure that the water and diet is provided for all patients as per the diet orders.
  • Accompany the consultant for clinical orders and carry out their written order.
  • Post all IP issues and bedside procedures.
  • Complete all relevant documents.
  • Check the patient records for any change, special order, etc.
  • Monitor vital signs routine as per the orders and document it.
  • Endorse the patients to the next shift staff.
  • Ensure that the hygienic needs of patients are met and the unit is tidy at all times.
  • Ensure that all the admissions, transfers and discharges are entered in the admission discharge register.
  • Check and receive all investigation reports done during the day
  • Send intimation to the concerned department.
  • Ensure replacement of medicines, if not endorse to the next shift.
  • Participate in specialist rounds and assist by giving relevant information as regards to nursing observations made on the residents
  • Ensure that all items used for patient inclusive of medications, surgical supplies are duly recorded and charged.
  • Carry out inventory on surgical items and equipments for each week.
  • Maintain residents safety by taking preventive measures against accidents.
  • Explain the procedure to the patients and their relatives to avoid fear and confusion.
  • Check the handover book for any new instructions during every shift
  • Prepare, check, maintain and submit the census to the concerned department.
  • Dispose all the sharps in separate puncture proof container.
  • Follow the hospital waste management policy.
  • All linens/materials to be disposed off in appropriate color-coded bucket as decided by the hospital infection control policy.
  • Taking care of the entire fine, costly instruments.
  • In case of any incidents, inform to the senior staff immediately and fill up the incident form for further action.
  • Take consent from the patient before carrying out the procedure.
  • Follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of the department.
  • Complete and maintain proper documentation.
  • Attends and participates in in-service education classes, on-the-job training programs, meetings etc.
  • Any other job assigned by the management.
  • Accept transfer order given by management at any other location of the hospital.
  • Be present in dress code and identity card issued by the hospital during duty hours.

 

Additional responsibility during Night Shifts

  • Prepare the night census
  • Proper filing of patient file
  • Make ready for next day investigations/procedure both the documents as well as patients

 

Health and safety

Employees must be aware of the responsibilities placed on them under the health and safety at and any subsequent relevant legislation and must follow these in full at all times including ensuring that they act in line with all agreed procedures at all times in order to maintain a safe environment for patients, visitors and staffs. Failure to comply with these policies may result in disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.

Infection Control

All staffs have a responsibility to act and follow all instructions to protect patients, staff and others from HIC. All staffs are required to follow the HIC guidelines. Failure to comply with any of these may result in disciplinary action up to and including dismissal. As a registered health care professional, you are responsible for ensuring that:

  • Perform practices so far is reasonably practicable, protect patients, staffs and other person against risks of acquiring HIC.
  • If any patients present with an infection or acquire an infection during treatment that they are identified promptly and manage according to good clinical practice to treat the infection and reduce risk of transmission
  • Follow all policies, procedures and processes to meet the duties set out in HIC guidelines

Waste management

Supervision guidance, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of waste management program.

 

               

 

Other Details

LocationThapathali

Qualifications BN/BS.c/CMA/HA

DepartmentNursing

Experience1 - 3 Years

No. of Vacancies10

Expire DateMar 25, 2020

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