Senior/Staff Nurse (Neuroscience Clinic)

National University Hospital | Date Posted: 14-Sep-2018
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Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Experienced
Qualification:
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Job Description:

 

The job holder is responsible to provide personalised, specialised and cost-effective care to patients in accordance to established hospital policies and procedures, standards of nursing care, professional competencies and practices.

 


Direct Care

 

  • Assess the clinical and neurological condition of Neuroscience patients
  • Provide care management to patients with complex healthcare needs:
  1. Care coordination
  2. Contribute to multidisciplinary team
  3. Initiate referral to other allied healthcare members as required eg. Medical social worker, physiotherapist, dietician
  4. Initiate discharge planning
  • Identify and initiate measures to prevent disease related complication(s)
  • Conduct a Nurse-led anti-coagulation therapy clinic specifically for patients with stroke

 


Education

 

  • Conduct patient and family education on diagnosis, treatment and expected outcomes
  • Lead in the development of educational materials for patients and their families
  • Act as a resource person to fellow nurses, doctors, medical and nursing students on clinical nursing care and issues
  • Conduct in-service staff education and specialty training courses based on neuroscience unit and individual training needs
  • Develop and conduct neuroscience attachment programmes catered to the needs for local or overseas nurses

 


Consultancy/ Resource

 

  • Work in collaboration with allied healthcare team:
  1. Medical social worker
  2. Care coordinators
  3. Speech therapist
  4. Physiotherapist / occupational therapist
  5. Dietician
  • Provide a point of contact and is a resource person for nurses within the institution for neuroscience specialty-related nursing care issues

 


Evidence Based Practice

 

  • Participate in quality improvement, evidence based and research activities
  • Identify clinical problem, formulate research questions, conduct or participate in clinical research activities
  • Communicate research findings and implement practice change to deliver safe specialty care

 


Leadership in Professional Development

 

  • Champion the development of Neuroscience nursing
  • Provide professional guidance and clinical supervision to other nursing staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Requirements:

 

  • Registered Nurse.
  • Diploma in Nursing or Degree in Nursing from recognized training institution as approved by the Singapore Nursing Board
  • At least 1 year post-registration clinical experience as a Staff Nurse with consistent good performance.
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Staggered shift time: 8:30am-6:00pm, 9am-6:30pm.

 


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified

 

 

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