The appointee will be required to assist the Charge Nurse in ensuring that patients receive nursing care in line with current best practices.
The duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Render professional nursing care to patients through current nursing procedures, processes and practice.
Ensure patients are observed, monitored for their comfort and wellbeing and that they get their prescribed drugs and medications at appropriate times.
Assists the Charge Nurse in collecting data/statistics and communicate same to the Hospital Administrator as well as deputize for the Charge Nurse in her absence.
Maintain accurate records of drugs including dangerous drugs including DDAs use in the Hospital and counsel patients on admission and on discharge on the use and adherence to their prescribed drugs.
Be alert for emergency calls and initiate response by contacting all parties responsible for tier two Medical Emergency Response and initiate life saving resuscitation before the arrival of the duty doctor.
Supervise all domestic staff to ensure scrupulous housekeeping and ensure the proper segregation of wastes at source in the clinical areas.
The right candidate should:
Possess either RN, RM, RPeadN, RPOpN, RA or EN.
Possess at least 5 years post-qualification work experience performing similar function.
Be computer literate.
Maintain high professional standards, discipline and communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external parties.
Be a good team player, with ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Possess good command of spoken and written English language with excellent interpersonal skills.
Not be more than 40 years old.
Note: Any false information provided during or after the application process will lead to the outright disqualification of such candidate(s)
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