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Staff Nurse FE - Pediatric Clinic

American Hospital Dubai

Valid Till: 30 July 2024

19th Street, Dubai, 00000, AE

Job Description

Provides comprehensive support in various medical procedures, including assisting with aerosol treatment, conducting the Bili Check procedure, aiding in circumcision, insertion of enteral feeding tubes, and administering HbA1c tests. Offers support in conducting health history interviews and physical assessments for paediatric patients, as well as assisting with point-of-care testing for influenza and rapid strep tests. Aids in vaccine administration, paediatric visual screenings, and blood culture sample collection, while also assisting with ketone meter usage and nasopharyngeal specimen collection. Provides support in oral care for infants and toddlers, administer oral drugs to infants, performs Oro nasopharyngeal suctioning, and collects throat swabs.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides age-specific patient-centered care utilizing the nursing process.
  • Performs patient assessment using appropriate, problem-focused, and age-specific assessment techniques.
  • Performs continual critical care assessment of patient and family’s physical and psychological needs.
  • Involves the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the plan of care when appropriate.
  • Collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team to provide patient care.
  • Coordinates and plans critical care/clinical pathway, and prioritizes care, based on individual needs. Revise the care plan as necessary.
  • Initiates appropriate transfer plan.
  • Recognizes subtle cues to anticipate potential problems.
  • Documents all relevant data in the medical record according to hospital/departmental standards.
  • Ensures availability and maintenance of supplies and equipment needed for the unit and patient care.
  • Performs clerical duties when needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for meeting Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) required mandatory education (e.g. fire, safety, infection control and others).
  • Participates in staff meetings and unit committees/projects.
  • Participates in developing and achieving unit goals.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Performs safe handling and administrating of Narcotic/Controlled and Semi-Controlled Drugs and documentation as directed by policies and procedures.

Unit Specific:

  • Supports with Aerosol Treatment.
  • Assists with Bili Check Procedure.
  • Aids in Circumcision Process.
  • Aids in Enteral Feeding Tube Insertion.
  • Assists with HbA1c Testing.
  • Supports in Health History Interview and Pediatrics Physical Assessment.
  • Assists with point-of-care testing for Influenza Diagnosis in Ambulatory Settings.
  • Aids in Point of Care Testing for Rapid Strep Test.
  • Supports with Vaccine Administration.
  • Aids in Pediatrics Visual Screening.
  • Assists with Blood Culture Sample Collection in Pediatrics.
  • Aids with Ketone Meter Usage.
  • Assists in Nasopharyngeal Specimen Collection in Pediatrics.
  • Supports in Infant Oral Care.
  • Supports in Toddler Oral Care.
  • Aids in Oral Drug Administration for Infants.
  • Assists with Oro nasopharyngeal Suctioning.
  • Supports with Throat Swab Collection.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing (minimum of three (3) years full-time course duration) or
  • Degree in Nursing (minimum two (2) years course duration) and Registration as a Registered Nurse from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia
  • For UAE nationals graduates of UAE or non-UAE universities are exempted from the experience and clinical training requirements for the applied title. (UAE nationals must submit a copy of their birth certificate and the mother’s family book)
  • Non-UAE national graduates from UAE universities are required to successfully complete six (6) months of clinical training post-graduation in an APS health facility (except for Registered and assistant Nurse titles)
  • Must hold a valid License/Registration to practice in their home country and/or country of last employment (where applicable)
  • Must hold a minimum of a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or others according to the scope of practice 
  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent post-graduate experience in a Pediatrics nursing