Nursing Shift Coordinator Speciality A

Nursing Shift Coordinator Speciality A

  • King Abdullah Specialist Children Hospital – Riyadh
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Within the mission, vision and values of KASCH responsible for acting as the representative for Nursing Administration on evening shifts and week-ends in conducting assessment and coordination on patient flow and treatment with the available nursing, medical or other hospital staff; ensuring continuity of high quality nursing care is provided to patients.

Education/Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing 

Experience Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years current clinical nursing experience


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

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Guide patient care activities to be within established hospital, divisional and unit specific guidelines, policies and procedures, standards and protocols.
  • Guide patient placement according to patient acuity, nursing skills and resources availability.
  • Demonstrate initiative in the performance of duties.
  • Maintain high visibility (100% clinical presence) with staff/patients on area (s) of responsibility
  • Take direct and appropriate action in urgent and emergency situation
  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members and members of other departments.
  • Maintain awareness of and support hospital and divisional fiscal and other resource initiatives.
  • Coordinate staff to ensure adequate nursing and resources for patient care. Initiate the problem solving process and utilizes the nursing/medical administrative chain of command as required.
  • Participate actively in nursing and/or hospital committees and work groups.
  • Liaise with other department to secure appropriate care of patients.
  • Inform responsible nursing management in the specific area of all patient/unit issues in a timely manner.
  • Maintain all records pertaining to the operation of the area of assignment and generate reports as required.
  • Act as a resource for nursing staff. Participate in teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical and Paramedical students, Interns and Residents.
  • Advocate for excellence in patient care. Demonstrate initiative in the performance of duties.
  • Conduct and assess patient/family educational needs, readiness and discharge planning needs utilizing appropriate resources.
  • Assess the standards of care delivered on units and the staff’s clinical knowledge and skills.
  • Takes immediate corrective action if required and report findings to nursing officials in the specific area in a timely manner.
  • Ensure full compliance with all hospital infection control and safety protocols.
  • Comply with and participate in quality improvement processes and activities.
  • Serve as a professional role model, teacher, and resource person.
  • Demonstrate respect, compassion and cultural sensitivity to patients/families, other hospital employees, students and faculty.
  • Develop and utilize professional collegial networking.
  • Anticipate and act to maintain a safe environment.
  • Assume responsibility for own professional growth, decisions and actions.
  • Perform other job related duties.