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Staff Nurse Burn ICU

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC)
Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates

Summary

Responsible to treat patients that have experienced various degrees of burn trauma. Working with a team of practitioners, they help individuals who have suffered burn injuries due to contact with fire, chemicals, oil or electricity. Their work is considered a type of critical care.

Education / Qualification Required:

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

Experience:

  • Minimum Two (2) years of experience in Burn Intensive Care Unit with BS Degree
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience with Associate Degree/Diploma in Nursing

License

Valid and in a good Standing License in current country of 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

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