Nurse- OT

NMC Healthcare Ltd

United Arab Emirates

Full time

Healthcare & Nursing Careers

Feb 12

Job Description

Administers planned, quality nursing care in the OT in a safe and therapeutic environment for patients and personnel. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Dons & adheres to operating room attire according to policy and procedure.

• Prepares room and assembles instruments & equipment based on patient’s surgical needs.

• Demonstrate knowledge of aseptic technique.

• Correctly identifies patient and surgical site.

• Checks thoroughly the pre-operative checklist of patient; including completion of required diagnostic & laboratory procedures

• Monitors patients’ vital signs in the pre-operative area and post-operative recovery room

• Positions patient with the use of positional aids, maintaining circulatory, respiratory, neuromuscular homeostasis while maintaining privacy and providing maximum exposure to the operative procedure

• Demonstrates skill in performing the duties of scrub nurse and circulating nurse

• Provides safety to patient, to self & the whole surgical team by adopting safety protocols like ‘Time Out’

• Implements correct practices for the prevention of infection, practicing strict aseptic technique & maintenance of sterile field.

• Maintains confidentiality of patient’s records and updates all relevant patient documentation / medical records as per hospital policy and procedure.

• Demonstrates competence in Cardio – Pulmonary Resuscitation technique

• Strictly adheres to the waste segregation and disposal as per hospital policy

• Responsible for checking of crash carts and emergency equipment’s as per hospital policy.

• Responsible for appropriate storage and maintaining inventory of medications including high alert medications and narcotics as per hospital policy

• Responsible for appropriate storage and maintaining inventory of Hazmat items including the MSDS as per hospital policy

• Follows the reporting mechanisms /chain of command in the Nursing Department.  Issues are correctly and quickly reported. These include all patient care issues.

• Demonstrates an economical approach to the utilization of equipment’s and supplies while assisting the charge nurse to maintain an appropriate ward stock

• Takes responsibility for the unit in the absence of the Charge Nurse as assigned

• Demonstrates sound knowledge and participates in fire safety, patient safety, infection control and the other necessary precautions as per hospital policy.

• Takes responsibility for professional clinical practice and is actively involved in updating and continuing education.

• Participates as a member of the code black team as per hospital policy

• Demonstrates strict adherence to all hospital policies and procedures

• Performs any other assigned responsibilities as identified by the Charge Nurse / Supervisor / Nursing Administrator.

• Comply with all OSH and infection control policies, standards and procedures and cooperate with hospital management to comply those requirements

• Work accordance with the documented OSH procedures and instructions, specific responsibilities 

• Be familiar with emergency and evacuation procedures

• Notifying OSH Hazards, incidents, Near misses and issues and assistance with the preparation of risk assessments, incident reports

• Comply with Waste management procedures and policies

• Attend applicable OSH/Infection control training programs, mock drills and awareness programs

• Use of appropriate personal protective equipment and safety systems

Desired Candidate Profile

Qualification, Licensure, Education, Experience, Special Skills:

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing/Diploma in Nursing.

• Current license in country of origin and with DOH license to practice in Abu   Dhabi, UAE

• Minimum 2 years nursing experience after qualification.

• BLS provider

• Good English spoken & written, Arabic language advantageous/desirable but not essential.

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