• Staff Nurse FE - Diabetic Clinic Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • American Hospital Dubai in Dubai - United Arab Emirates, , United Arab Emirates
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  • 4 days ago

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Provides direct patient care and coordinates patient care-related activities using the scientific process of nursing. Nursing care is given to adult and geriatric populations. Performs various diagnostic tests related to but not limited to Point-of-Care (POC) testing for HbA1C and Ketone levels. Performs on-the-spot tests to measure and assess HbA1C levels as well as Ketone levels, contributing to immediate and real-time diagnostic information. Involves quick and efficient testing procedures, enabling prompt evaluation of these critical health indicators.American Hospital Dubai is committed to being an employer that helps its people realize their full potential and set benchmarks in medical care excellence. We offer an extremely progressive, nurturing, diversity-rich and inclusive work environment that encourages creativity and innovation to help you achieve the extraordinary. We believe in supporting you every step of the way because we acknowledge the fundamental truth: each one of... us wants to make a difference in the world.• 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 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:• Minimum of two (2) years of recent post-graduate experience in a Diabetic/Endocrine setting• Knowledge of and ability to render care and services based on age, appropriateness, and developmental needs of patients• Skills in the assessment of patient and family's physical and psychological needs• Skills in coordination and planning of care and prioritising care based on individual needs• Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification is essentialGeneral:• 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.• Ensures completion of unit competencies i.e. pain management, and utilization of Emergency department devices.• Maintains clinical and professional competency based on the latest research and established standards of practice.• Completes yearly, the critical care nursing competencies (basic).• Participates in unit-based Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities (data collection, CQI teams, incident reporting, customer complaint reporting, medication error reporting etc.).• Participates in ongoing educational activities.• Maintains mandatory educational requirements.• Performs additional duties when required.Unit Specific:• Carries out Point-of-Care (POC) testing for HbA1C.• Performs Point-of-Care (POC) testing for Ketone levels
Dubai - United Arab Emirates


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