Critical Care Staff Nurse

Critical Care Staff Nurse

  • Prince Imam Abdulrahman Al Faisal Hospital
  • Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Education / Qualifications Required:

  • BS Degree in Nursing
  • Associate Degree/Diploma in Nursing

Experience:

  • Minimum Two (2) years of  clinical experience in Transplant if holding BS Degree
  • Minimum Four (4) years of  clinical experience in Transplant if holding Associate Degree/Diploma in Nursing

License:

Valid and in a good Standing License in current country or practice

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Practice:

  • Provides direct patient care utilizing the nursing process within established hospital, divisional and unit specific policies and procedures, standards, protocols, etc.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and clinical assessment skills appropriate to clinical area
  • Takes direct and appropriate action in urgent and emergency situations
  • Documents all assessments, interventions and other pertinent information in the patient’s healthcare record in a timely and ongoing manner
  • Promotes continuity of patient care through oral and written communications
  • Demonstrates effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members and members of other departments
  • Complies with hospital infection control and safety protocols

Administration:

  • Provides a leadership and resource role in the provision of patient care
  • Acts as a unit management resources e.g. care coordinator, charge nurse, team leader, as assigned
  • Addresses issues using a problem solving framework. Initiates the nursing or medical/administrative chain of command if unable to resolve issues satisfactorily
  • Liaisons with other healthcare team members and departments to provide continuity of patient care and unit activities

Education & Research:

  • Works with all healthcare team members in activities designed for the improvement of patient care outcomes
  • Acts as a preceptor and/or resource for new employees, trainees and other staff
  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth identifying those areas of clinical knowledge and skills that need further development
  • Uses research/current references in the provision of evidence-based care
  • Participates in teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical and Paramedical students, Interns and Residents

Quality:

  • Anticipates and acts to maintain a safe environment
  • Assesses own care, that provided by others, patient care systems, and continuously seeks ways to improve
  • Compiles with and participates in Quality Management Processes and activities