Staff Nurse - OT

Posted on: 
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 00:00
Job Position: 
Job Description: 
  1. Takes the nursing history, summarizes data, and states nursing diagnoses/ patient care needs.
  2. Observes and records signs, symptoms, and behaviours, including the physiological status of patients; reports assessment changes, to the concerned authority.
  3. Follows policy and delivers designated nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with the stated medical plan of care.
  4. Performs admission, discharge and transfer procedures, and assists others with patient's activities and care.
  5. Executes physician's orders for all assigned patients; safely and properly administers medications and treatments.
  6. To be responsible for collection of specimens when ordered, ensuring correct labelling.
  7. To be responsible for preparing assigned patients for programmed medical procedures.
  8. To participate in specialists rounds and assist by giving relevant information as regards to nursing observations made on the residents.
  9. To supervise the cleanliness of assigned area or the ward.
  10. Carry out routine check at each handover that all equipments are in working order.
  11. To ensure that all items used for residents inclusive of medications, surgical supplies are duly recorded and charged.
  12. To carry out inventory on surgical items and equipment for each week.
  13. Maintain residents safety by taking preventive measures against accidents.
  14. Accurately records and reports incidents.
Special responsibilities:
  1. Provide nursing care for patients undergoing surgery.
  2. Assist surgeons in major or minor operations.
  3. Maintain standards of nursing care in pre-operative and post-operative planning, implementation and patient care.
  4. Adheres to surgical safety checklist
  5. Follow procedure prospectus for all surgeries
  6. Prepare the operating room for all emergency and scheduled procedures.
  7. Keep principles of aseptic techniques in performing surgical scrub, setting instruments, gowning, gloving as needed for the procedure.
  8. Assist as a circulatory or scrub nurse.
  9. Monitor and report all vital signs of patient.
  10. Administer oxygen therapy and suctions of secretions if required.
  11. Report any untoward reactions of patient to the surgeon or anesthesiologist.
  12. Carry out all the doctors order and directions.
  13. Give all psychological support to the patient and family.
1-5 years
B.Sc ( Nursing)