Staff Nurse Operating Room Transplant

Staff Nurse Operating Room Transplant

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Summary

Responsible for providing general and specialized direct and indirect patient care through the application of evidence based nursing procedures and practices to patients of all ages on assigned nursing unit. This position is also responsible for demonstrating competency in the behavioral, growth, development and psycho-social needs of patients being treated.

Education / Qualification Required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing or equivalent qualification (minimum 3 year curriculum) in Nursing from an accredited program is required.
  • Associate Degree Nurses from North America with evidence of passing the National Exam is required (USA: NCLEX, RN & Canada: Licensing Exam)

Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years post graduate experience in scrubbing and circulating for organ transplant cases (adult heart, liver, lung, kidney)

License:

  • Current and clean medical license to practice in country/state of origin

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Scrubs and circulate in transplant surgeries according to relevant area of experience (Heart, Lungs, Liver, Kidney etc.)
  • Performs accurate and complete admission assessments
  • Monitors and documents the patient’s condition and the effectiveness of care and/or interventions
  • Establishes and implements a care plan based on sound nursing theory, scientific principles, professional judgment and individual patient needs
  • Evaluates and updates the patient’s plan of care to facilitate the achievement of planned and expected outcomes
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocol
  • Assesses for and plans the educational needs of the patient
  • Provides teaching and educational material to patients and/or families, which may include diagnosis, tests and procedures, safe and proper use of equipment, use of medications, injury prevention and nutritional needs
  • Monitors and resolves customer service issues and provides feedback regarding satisfaction results to Nursing Leadership
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding patients and families
  • Interacts with patients, families and other visitors in a courteous, helpful manner
  • Facilitates the incorporation of patient safety and Magnet principles into clinical nursing care
  • Participates in clinical nursing research and supports CCAD research initiatives