Registered Nurse-OPD

Location: Dubai Department: Nurses Date: 02/11/2016 Ref. MHD-JD-RN-OPD

We are seeking for qualified individual for the position of Registered Nurse-OPD.

- Assesses patients and observes responses to interventions; notifies physician accordingly and completes documentation in a timely manner

- Performs tasks and duties within the scope of knowledge, skills and experience required for the job and as deemed competent. Verbalizes situations where competency level may not be adequate and seeks assistance

-  Prioritizes nursing care and identifies plans of care based on the individual needs of the patient

- Initiates and performs a range of nursing measures based on patient needs relative to physical and mental comfort, positioning, hygiene, nutrition and hydration,        elimination, skin integrity, and respiratory; documenting them as well as patient reaction to interventions

- Administers and documents medications, infusions, narcotics and control drugs as per policy.

- Provides  nursing  care,  patient  support,  and  patient/family  teaching  according  to  accepted  Nursing standards, approved competencies, nursing policies and procedures.


- Collaborates with physicians and other members of the healthcare team

- Recognizes emergency situations and responds quickly to noticeable changes in a patient's condition by initiating  appropriate  nursing  measures  that  may  include  BLS  and  mobilizing  emergency  response protocols and notifies physicians. Nurses assigned to the Code Blue team will perform duties according to Code Blue policy

- Acts as part of a nursing care team   by fulfilling own duties, seeking assistance when needed, willingly helping out others, guiding new staff, communicating effectively with physicians and allied health professionals, and working to maintain good interpersonal relations

- Anticipates commonly  understood untoward situations, sets priorities, and assesses ability to handle assignments. Exercises good judgment in handling issues, seeking assistance if needed

- Assists in the provision of a safe patient and staff-working environment by being alert to safety issues and reports/documents on appropriate form, any hazards, unusual incidents, or unsafe conditions to the appropriate supervisor or department head and keeps own manager informed

- Utilizes  equipment,  supplies  and  medications  in  a  cost-effective,  responsible  manner  and  reports malfunction, loss or misuse to immediate supervisor

- Responsible  for  on-going  professional  development  through  identifying  own  learning  needs,  seeking educational  opportunities,  using  available  audio-visual  aids,  reading  materials,  attending  workshops, taking advantage of educational opportunities, remaining current on Nursing standards , and helping provide in-services to colleagues

- Assists  in  the  orientation  of  new  staff  by  being  a  helpful  colleague  and,  if  assigned,  assuming  the preceptor role

- Demonstrates respect for the cultural differences and actively seeks to improve knowledge about those differences and the implications for provision of care

- When  in-charge,  adapts  to  changing  work  situations  by  adjusting  staff  assignment  and/or  seeking assistance through the Nursing Supervisor

- Participates in Nursing Performance Improvement Programs. May be assigned as a member of the Patient

Safety Committee or as a Link Nurse

- Prepares and explains procedures to patients; assembles required equipment, supplies and instruments;

then assists physicians with a variety of approved procedures

- “Floats” to other areas in the hospital as required and skill competency level dictates.

- Communicates pertinent information following the chain of command

- Supports  financial  and  revenue  requirements  of  the  hospital  by  accurately  providing  supporting documentation in a timely manner to facilitate insurance claims.

-     Participates in collection of data for statistical and communication reports

- Performs any other tasks and duties appropriate to his/her realm of knowledge, skills and experience as required by the employer for example assuming the role of team leader for a shift.

- Documentation of patient information, assessment and medication administration in patient’s EMR

- Participate in departmental quality improvement and patient safety programs.

- Attend planned in house quality improvements & patient safety trainings..

- Understand,  comply  and  participate  in  hospital  wide  Quality,  Risk  management,  safety,  infection prevention program

- Understand and fully comply with Regulatory and accreditation bodies requirements

- Report any Occurrence Variance in during duty timings.

-     Any other work assigned by In Charge/HOD

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