Registered Nurse: Pediatric Ward
Kanad Hospital
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
19h ago


Position at Kanad Hospital

Requirements :

Education : BS Nursing

Experience : minimum 2 years of work experience

License : Must be HAAD passer or HAAD Licensed or HAAD Exam exempted

Description :

The following tasks are the responsibility of the Staff Nurse (but not limited to) :

  • Identifies, promotes and assists patients to understand major determinants of health
  • Educates patients on health risk factors
  • Teaches patients and families strategies to develop healthy living behavior
  • Identifies and implements health promotion strategies for early detection and screening for communicable diseases
  • Reduces the risk of disease transmission through applying standard (universal) infection control principles
  • Identifies, records and take appropriate action to reduce incidence of disease transmission
  • Uses the nursing process in the promotion of patient holistic health and wellbeing
  • Identifies environmental and behavioral factors which may compromise patient safety
  • Identifies and implements appropriate actions to reduce risk and harm
  • Intervenes and follows-up on incidents to reduce likelihood of reoccurrence
  • Assesses, plans and manages nursing interventions to optimize outcomes care for patients throughout the lifespan in various states of health and illness
  • Implements general nursing care and comfort measures
  • Provides care for patients with acute and chronic physical health conditions
  • Provides care for patients with acute, chronic and persistent mental health disorders
  • Provides care for the pregnant woman from conception to birth and for the normal newborn
  • Provides care for acute and chronic conditions of a child from birth to adolescence
  • Demonstrates evidence based practice in use of pharmacological agents in treatment
  • Demonstrates ability to accurately calculate drug doses for administration
  • Documents care and patient outcomes
  • Evaluates and manages nursing care, altering delivery and priorities according to patient needs and outcomes ensuring continuity of care
  • Provides nursing care that demonstrates respect for human rights
  • Recognizes the responsibility to work within professional standards and ethical codes of practice
  • Protects the patient from risks, harm, abuse or neglect within the boundaries of nursing care
  • Demonstrates knowledge of policies and procedures that guide practice
  • Recognizes and acts upon policies, procedures or orders that might put at risk a patient’s therapeutic outcomes or is not at best practice standards
  • Advocates sensitively for patients rights based on current legislation and ethical principles
  • Ensures confidentiality of patient information
  • Demonstrates a sensitivity to diversity in cultural and religious beliefs
  • Utilizes effective time management strategies to organize workload
  • Draws on evidence-based research to perform safe, effective and efficient nursing interventions whilst taking patient’s preferences into consideration
  • Establishes and maintains professional boundaries with patients and members of the health care team
  • Recognizes limitations in own professional knowledge and skills and takes appropriate action
  • Assumes accountability for delegation of nursing care
  • Initiates and / or participates in research that contributes to continual improvement in standards of care and extending the nursing professional body of knowledge
  • Identifies scientific advances and uses technology as appropriate to enhance patient care
  • Demonstrates a standard of personal health which ensures that patient care is not compromised
  • Demonstrates the ability to self-regulate through ongoing reflection and assessment of competency to practice
  • Establishes collaborative relationships with other members of the interdisciplinary team to optimize patient outcomes
  • Identifies, reports and documents health care practices that may compromise patient care, privacy or dignity and take appropriate remedial action
  • Demonstrates respect for variations in competence and professional knowledge between members of a multidisciplinary health care team
  • Provides and seeks constructive feedback in and between team members
  • Reflects upon and evaluates own nursing practice
  • Actively seeks new knowledge and information to ensure ongoing professional development and competency to practice
  • Participates in ongoing professional development activities
  • Seeks and acts upon constructive feedback from other health care professionals
  • Maintains record of all learning and professional development activities attended
  • Maintains current license to practice as an outcome of self-regulation
  • Collaborates and shares professional knowledge with others
  • Acts as preceptor and / or mentor to others new to the profession or less experienced
  • Participates in teaching and education programs when relevant
  • Contributes to nursing and health care policy
  • Represents the nursing profession on relevant committees and taskforces
  • Identifies opportunities and contribute to nursing research
  • Collaborates and shares new nursing knowledge and research findings
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