Senior Nurse Clinician - Medical/Surgical Care - 2317626

Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare
  • Senior Nurse Clinician - Medical/Surgical Care Jobs in Eastern Province - 2317626

    Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare
  • 2 - 3 Years
  • Eastern Province - Saudi Arabia
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Job Description

Job Code30001737Basic FunctionProvides wide range of direct and complex nursing care to MedicalSurgicalIsolation Care Units patients requiring advanced nursing skills Functions as a preceptor and role model for new hires and other identified staff and demonstrates effective collaboration and team behaviors Provides clinical assistance to nurses, practical nurses, patient care assistants and nursing interns in the execution of their responsibilities and gives clinical resource support to the charge nurse Functions using the Nursing Process with emphasis on direct patient care and related activities and referring to the Lippincott Manual and Mosby CompetenciesActs as back up charge nurse when orientedScopeWorking within Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Nursing & Clinical Services Department in Dhahran, Al Hasa, Udhailiyah, Ras Tanura, and AbqaiqThe Sr Nurse Clinician provides complex professional nursing care to the patient using independent nursing judgment within defined programs, protocols, policies, procedures and standing orders Receives supervision and direction from the Charge Nurse and unit manager Work is performed on any shift, as required, in the MedicalSurgicalIsolation Care Units of the Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH) facilitiesWork hours are assigned to meet operational needs Hours may include on call and scheduled overtimeDirection is through the unit managerPrincipal ContactsOngoing with patients and their families home caregivers for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing plan of care; with new hire and newly assigned nursing staff for orientation and integration into the nursing unit; routinely with clinicians for carrying out clinician orders, assisting with medical procedures, and reporting changes in the patients condition andor needs, ongoing with Charge Nurse for collaborating and reportingOccasional public and community contact through communicating policy changes, revisions, andor introduction of new work rulesOccasional with other JHAH personnel and outside servicesPrincipal Duties1) ASSESSMENT Acts as resource to other staff members during the assessment of complex patientfamily needs Assists other staff members in improving their knowledge and skills, giving input when needs are identified Assesses the need for suitable staff development programs in the assigned clinical area to ensure effective patient care2) PLANNING Serves as direct care clinical resource in developing, coordinating, and reviewing the patient s plan of care 3) IMPLEMENTATIONINTERVENTIONS Provides total, direct nursing care to patients requiring advanced, skilled or complex care Completes specific competencies as identified by the supervisor Responds to life-saving situations within the unit based upon nursing standards and protocols such as Basic Life Support or Advanced carte Life Support Assesses patients and monitors patient s vital signs as outlined in MSP-80 Provides care to for patients admitted with renal diseases, pulmonary disorders (includes patients in isolation), gastrointestinal disorders, cardiac disorders, endocrine and hematology disorders, stroke and other neurological disorders Provides care to patients undergoing surgical intervention including but not limited to General, Urology, ENT, Plastic, Neurosurgery Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery Care for patients with chest tubes, Parenteral Nutrition (PN), tracheostomies, Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA s), epidural analgesia and central lines (porta Caths, Peripherally Inserted Central Lines (PICC) lines) Precepts new hires and nursing interns and mentors nursing staff with identified needs Assists clinicians with the more complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures Performs procedures requiring advanced competency skills or training in the expanded nursing rolesPrincipal Duties (contd)4) EVALUATION Acts as resource to other staff members during the evaluation of complex patient care Evaluates the progress of new hires, nursing interns, and other identified staff and gives input to the charge nurse, supervisor, andor nursing intern coordinator5) PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS Participates in the planning, implementing and evaluating patient care conferences and unit in-services Evaluates patient care suppliesequipment and gives input to the charge nursesupervisor Serves as direct clinical resource in the development, review, revision, and implementation of nursing policies, and procedures, standards of care, and applicable medical organization policies Represents unit or department on committees, special interest groups, and task forces Treats customers (guests, patients, nurses, physicians and other employees) with courtesy, respect and caring behaviors Always answers a patient s call lightbell even if it is not an assigned patient and always takes the initiative to assist the patient Presents a positive image of JHAH through professional appearance and behavior Maintains confidentiality by choosing the appropriate persons, time and place for patient related discussions Immediately brings abnormal findings to the attention of the Charge Nurse Supports unit culture of quality and safety Assures patient comfort and dignity measures during transport, without exception Frequently checks for and reads all communicationminutesEducation3 years International Diploma or Bachelor DegreeExperience5 years minimum clinical nursing experience following licensureregistration in the country of origin, to include 2 years experience in MedicalSurgical Care unit is required; one (1) of these years can be in JHAHCertificationsOther requirements as applicableCurrent licensure as a professional registered nurseFluent spoken and written English Spoken Arabic desirable

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Eligibility:Any Graduation.

Industry:Medical / Healthcare / Diagnostics / Medical Devices

Function:Doctor / Nurse / Paramedics / Hospital Technicians / Medical Research

Deadline:13th Sep 2020

Desired Candidate Profile

Senior Nurse Clinician - Medical/Surgical Care

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