Registered Nurse – Nursing

  • Company:
    Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
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Skill: emergency care , nursing , ccu , icu , nursing care , discharge planning , iv , nursing staff , infection control , nurse , cne , labour room; Exp: 0-3 years; Renal Unit Job Summary The nurse assumes primary responsibility for and provides direct professional nursing care to patients having renal disorders, develops nursing care plans and designates nursing care actions for specific patient needs. Job Responsibilities Provide safe and high quality renal nursing care appropriate to the specific needs of patients admitted with kidney problems. Uses nursing process as a framework for caring patients with kidney diseases such as renal failure, renal calculi, etc caused by diabetes, hypertension, or substance abuse. Examines patient’s psychological, emotional, and physical condition, together with the nursing assessment form Uses assessment parameters for determining the status of renal and urinary function Possess knowledge of the various diagnostic tests used to determine renal and urinary function determine renal and urinary function. Assesses treatment needs and develops nursing care plan including such things as patient comfort, coping ability, daily living requirements; developing measurable goals, discharge planning and documents the same in the nurses chart Identifies patients problems, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports to physician Carries out therapeutic treatment prescribed, by the nursing care plan and evaluates response to treatment. Administers medical and nursing regimens including medications, treatments; irrigates and cleans wounds, changes dressings, inserts and monitors IV lines, draws blood, monitors vital signs, inserts or changes catheters, monitors fluid intake and output; operates and monitors sophisticated medical equipment that keeps track of major bodily functions Cares for patients with indwelling urinary catheter and manages care of patients with urinary incontinence. Assists the patient in activities of daily living such as bathing, oral care, and feedings; evaluates effectiveness of care and adjusts accordingly Takes specimens and samples for testing Informs the laboratory reports to the physician and follows critical values reporting protocols Initiates cardiopulmonary resuscitation or other emergency response activities and codes in case of a medical emergency Evaluates and carries out physician’s orders ensuring that they are appropriate such as not causing allergic reactions and given in proper dosages. Coordinates all patient health services by communicating with doctors, pharmacy, laboratories, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, and dietary services. Keeps accurate legal written records through charting, nursing care plans, and case records of such things as patient’s health status and any changes; treatments; medications administered; unusual incidents involving patients and patient education, objective data such as patient requests or instructions to nursing staff on following shift; laboratory data; known allergies; height; weight; vital signs; intake and output; may participate in collecting data for research purposes. Coordinates with the ward secretary regarding admission, discharge and transfer of patients; and billing related issues. Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient and familys diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights, and is culturally competent. Reports patients condition to appropriate personnel during each shift. Identifies educational needs of the family and participates in teaching opportunities. Provides individualized patient/family education customized to the patient and his/her family needs. Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research. Demonstrates responsibility for professional practice through active participation in continuing education. Enhances the body of knowledge of nursing or area of specialization through exchange of ideas and knowledge in CNE sessions and top 10 modules. Adheres to the hospital policies. Participates in the hospital quality improvement program. Maintains confidentiality of patients information. Adheres to the safety protocols of the hospital and ensures safety of the patients. Guides and supervises the work of nurse associate. Delegates tasks to the nurse associate and other health care assistants rationally. Works in accordance with the JCIA standards. Works collaboratively and support efforts of team members. Participates actively in the Hospitals infection control program and follows all the infection control policies Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interact effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community Possesses BLS and ACLS certification. Critical Care Unit



Experience: 0-3

Function: Medical / Health / Fitness