Nurse Manager – Surgery Ward 6 (Male)

Nurse Manager – Surgery Ward 6 (Male)

  • King Abdulaziz Medical City - Jeddah
  • Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Within the mission, vision and values of Saudi Arabian Ministry of National Guard – Health Affairs responsible for managing the activities and functions of the Surgery Ward 6 (Male) by ensuring continuous operations and delivery of quality nursing care are provided to achieve optimal patient outcomes in line with all relevant policies and standards.

Education/Qualifications Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or Equivalent from Accredited University obtained through personal attending study method (not distant learning or on-line study method)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Equivalent from Accredited University obtained through personal attending study method (not distant learning or on-line study method)

Experience Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years current clinical nursing experience following licensure/registration, 3 years of which in Surgery Ward and in comparable management position

License:

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

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the services and activities of the assigned nursing unit including planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the delivery of patient care and unit/clinic operational management functions.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and clinical skills appropriate to the Surgery Ward.
  • Maintain a high visibility (80% clinical presence) to ensure that patient care activities are within established hospital, divisional and unit specific guidelines, policies and procedures, standards and protocols.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members and staff of other departments.
  • Develop and utilize professional collegial networking.
  • Maintain an open door policy for unit staff.
  • Coordinate teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical and Paramedical students, Interns and Residents.
  • Work with all health care team members in activities designed for the improvement of patient care outcomes.
  • Ensure provision of patient and family education based on needs assessment, readiness and discharge planning, utilizing appropriate resources.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement within the unit and develop, lead, implement and participate in quality improvement processes and activities.
  • Act as department liaison in nursing and or hospital committees and workgroups.
  • Conduct staff performance appraisals.
  • Accomplish staff job results by coaching, guiding and counseling employees. Facilitate training and professional development of staff.
  • Ensure own and staff full compliance with all hospital safety precautions, maintaining an updated staff matrix of required recertification’s.
  • Ensure availability and maintenance of all medical equipment and material supplies to meet operational needs within the assigned unit.
  • Maintain all records pertaining to the operation of the area of assignment and generate reports as required.
  • Conduct Staff meetings and maintain minutes.
  • Develop work staffing plans and work schedules to ensure continued operations.
  • Serve as a professional role model and resource person to nursing staff.
  • Demonstrate respect, compassion and cultural sensitivity to patients/families other hospital employees, students and faculty.
  • Assume responsibility for own professional growth, decisions and actions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned