Cardiac Critical Care – Charge Nurse

Cardiac Critical Care – Charge Nurse

  • King Fahad Military Medical Complex - Dhahran ​
  • Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Responsible for organizing treatment plans between the patient and the medical team.

Education / Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Experience:

  • Minimum Four (4)  years of experience out of which at least 1 year as a Charge Nurse in Cardiac Critical Care

License:

  • Current and in Good Standing Nursing License/Registration (RN) to practice in country of residence

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate advanced nursing knowledge and clinical competence in Cardiac Critical Care Unit.
  • Act as an advisor and resource person within Cardiac Critical Care Unit.
  • Work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team within the remit of the Registered Nurse (RN) license, to provide advanced nursing care, including nurse led clinics.
  • Act as an advisor and resource person for current evidence-based nursing practice information in Cardiac Critical Care Unit.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and collaboration skills with patients, their families and all members of the healthcare team.
  • Function as a patient advocate.
  • Maintain documentation and record keeping that verify activities according to department guidelines.
  • Maintain confidentially of all records, reports and results related to Cardiac Critical Care Unit.
  • Act as an expert educational resource for clinical staff and actively participate in teaching and mentoring of nursing, and multidisciplinary team in Cardiac Critical Care Unit.
  • Participate in research activities and ensure dissemination of relevant researches and best practice guidelines.
  • Assess patient/family educational needs and readiness to learn, and patient/family discharge planning needs utilizing appropriate resources.
  • Demonstrate respect, compassion and cultural sensitivity to patients/families, other hospital employees, students and faculty.
  • Advocate for excellence in patient care and patient rights.
  • Lead and participate in the development of nursing initiatives or educational program that are aimed at improving patient quality and experience.
  • Undertake clinical audit and clinical research that contribute to the development of knowledge and enhancement of nursing practice.
  • Comply with and participate in Quality Improvement Projects and activities.
  • Maintain infection control measures.
  • Participate in the evaluation of systems and programs to maximize patient outcomes and cost effectiveness in the Cardiac Critical Care Unit.
  • Make recommendation for changes based on evidence-based practice and practice guidelines.
  • Lead, develop and review policies, procedure, clinical practice guidelines and provide recommendations for system development.
  • Serve as a professional role model, consultant and educator.
  • Develop and utilize professional collegial networking, hospital employees, students and faculty.
  • Assume responsibility for own actions, decisions and behaviors.
  • Demonstrate initiative in the performance of duties requiring a minimum amount of supervision or guidance.
  • Perform other job related duties.