Program Nurse - Egypt
Axios International
Cairo, AE
منذ 3 يوم
source : WHATJOBS

Position Purpose

The Home Health Nurse provides comprehensive nursing care in the community setting that assists patients to achieve optimum health and quality of life in situations of chronic disease.

The Home Care Nurse is responsible for the provision and management of effective nursing care to individuals and / or families in the community or in Patient Support Programs.

The Home Care Nurse works in adherence with the Policies and Procedures set by Axios International and works in accordance with established standards of nursing practices according to local and international rules and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Service Responsibilities

Based on the agreed upon services and workflow, the Home Health Nurse provides skilled nursing services in accordance with the orders of a physician and under a plan of care.

Duties include but not limited to :

Telephonic follow up consultation

Monitoring of vital signs during home care blood pressure, heart rate, temperature and oximeter statistics

Monitoring of blood glucose levels, and providing teaching and support for patient and family

Preparing medications as per physician order

Administrating medications and instruction on Medication such as Injections, IV's, inhalation, oral, infusions and rectal

Pain Management Medication monitoring and support for patients with acute or chronic health conditions

Education and counselling, consistent with the type / nature of treatment and / or care management need

Wound assessment and dressing changes

Providing general nursing care

Knowledge about Advanced Foot Care will be added value but not a must

Monitoring pain control

Cardiac Assessments

Supervision / health teaching and support for family and caregivers on regular basis

Ability to assess mental status

Reporting Adverse Events and follow the country rules and regulation regarding AE reporting procedure , and reporting any concerns / changes in patient health to the program and / or treating physician

Familiarity with nursing equipment (like ECG machine, spirometry and monitors) and ability to provide nursing assessments to patients

Organizational Responsibilities

Reflecting and interpreting the Axios Vision, Mission and Core Values in his / her own work with enthusiasm and commitment

Acting in accordance with relevant legislation and company Policies, Standards and Procedures

Developing and maintaining respectful, cooperative working relationships to contribute to the integrated, seamless delivery of services to patients, families and to our clients

Understanding his / her role and responsibility in maintaining a safe workplace and reducing workplace injuries

Effectively assisting the Program Managers in managing the Patient Support Program(s) by liaising with hospitals, distributors, pharmacies, and patients

Working closely with the Axios staff to implement the required service(s) for the enrolled patients in the program(s)

Carrying out home visits for patient care as required

Preparing timely monitoring reports (monthly) with patient numbers and logistics as well as quality assurance reports (quarterly) for internal This includes monitoring and tracking patient files in collaboration with Axios staff in 'real time' as patients proceed through the program

Maintaining and updating electronic program files, including patient and quality assurance data

Conducting administrative duties for the office

Relationships

Work closely with Program Managers in Egypt and other team members in the Axios group

Competencies

Application of job Knowledge

Concern for Order and Quality

Adaptability and flexibility

Teamwork

Educational Background and Experience

A BS Degree in Nursing is required

At least 2 years working experience in a healthcare setting

Must provide evidence of local health authority license or eligibility letter

Excellent command of English

Demonstrate clinical nursing knowledge and experience in providing direct patient care

Job Circumstances

The position will be based in Egypt,

Travel within UAE will be required for Training

Flexibility in working hours is essential

Must be certified in CPR and / or First Aid course certificate

He / she must provide Good Standing Certificate not older than 6 months.

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