Staff Nurse Adult ICU

Staff Nurse Adult ICU

  • King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Riyadh
  • Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Responsible for delivering care to patients in intensive care units of hospitals and healthcare facilities. Their duties include evaluating the patient’s conditions, administering treatment, and providing constant support during recovery.

Education / Qualification Required:

BS Degree in Nursing
Associate Degree/Diploma in Nursing

Experience:

Minimum Two (2) years of clinical experience in Emergency Department
Minimum four (4) years of experience with Associate Degree/Diploma in Nursing

License:

Current and clean license to practice as a Registered Nurse

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Practice

Provides direct patient care utilizing the nursing process
Demonstrates knowledge and clinic assessment skills
Documents nursing interactions on the patients clinical record
Supervises care provided by maintaining high visibility (90% clinical presence) to patients/families and staff in the clinical area(s)
Completes assigned responsibilities within established hospital, divisional and unit specific guidelines, policies and procedures, standards, protocols, etc.
Demonstrates effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members and staff of other departments

Administration

Staff Management to include recruitment, education, training, evaluation and development, as well as preparation and delegation of work schedules and workflow
Provides managerial support as required
Provides leadership and resource role in the provision of patient care and unit activities
Assists staff in development of problem solving and decision making skills
Maintains all records pertaining to the operation of the area of assigned and generates reports as required

Education & Research

Participates in unit orientation for new employees
Assists and supports staff in the development of their roles on the unit
Uses research/current literature in the provision/supervision of evidence-based care.
Assumes responsibility for own professional growth
Participates in teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical and Paramedical Students, Interns and Residents

Quality

Complies with Hospital Infection Control and Safety Protocols
Develops implements and participates in Quality Improvement Processes activities
Participates actively in the quality improvement program of the area(s)
Anticipates and acts to maintain a safe environment
Works with members of the health care team in activities designed to improve patient care outcomes
Monitors effectiveness of standards of patient care and nursing policies and procedures, appropriately refers deviations

Professionalism

Serves as a professional role model, teach and resource person
Demonstrates respect, compassion and cultural sensitivity to patients/families, other hospital employees, students and faculty.
Advocates for excellence in patient care and for patients’ rights
Participates actively in Nursing and/or hospital committees and work groups
Assumes responsibility for own decisions and actions
Demonstrates initiative in the performance of duties
Performs other related duties as assigned