Staff Nurse / Senior Staff Nurse Staff Nurse / Senior Staff Nurse, University Dermatology Lab

National University Hospital | Date Posted: 9-Jul-2018
Save Job
Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Experienced
Qualification:
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

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.


Primary Responsibilities and Duties (80%)

  • Assess patients’ need throughout their outpatient journey and plan and implement care accordingly.
  • Document care given and monitor outcomes on NUH approved charts and forms.
  • Carry out treatments and investigations as prescribed by the doctors.
  • Assist the doctors with treatments / clinical procedures / day cases as required in accordance with established hospital policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Deliver safe and competent nursing care in accordance with nursing standards of practice.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in both core competencies and clinic/centre specialty competencies.
  • Ensure that there is follow up on continuity of patient care and treatment plans.
  • Communicate and cooperate with doctors and other health-care providers in the smooth delivery of patient care and services.
  • Demonstrate clinical skills, knowledge and critical thinking in the delivery of patient care.
  • Provide patient/family information and education on disease prevention, health education and rehabilitation techniques. To be tailored to the specific needs of the patient.
  • Manage patients’ feedback in accordance with established hospital protocols and professional ethics.
  • Demonstrate proper use and care of equipment inclusive of preventive maintenance.
  • Demonstrate proper and economical usage of consumables and supplies.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment in the clinic / centre
  • Supervise and guide new/junior staff in their work.


Secondary Responsibilities and Duties (20%)

  • Participate in clinical and service quality activities.
  • Demonstrate awareness of current nursing and healthcare practices.
  • Develop clinical knowledge about the respective clinic specialty.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by Senior Staff Nurse and Nurse Manager /Clinic Manager.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse approved by Singapore Nursing Board.
  • At least 2 years post-registration experience as a Staff Nurse with consistent good performance.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word/Excel. 
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Display compassion and have a positive and caring attitude.
  • Office hours


Company Overview
National University Hospital