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Job Description

Req ID : 1733010

Job Responsibilities:

·      Competently prepares the initial set-up of the cardiology machines and supplies prior to the cardiology diagnostic procedures.

·      Self-updating regarding internal memos and communications

·      Organizes and prepares patients with an outpatient appointment for MRI/CT under Sedation/Analgesia.

·      Supports the effective functioning of unit routine, i.e., preparation of charts (screening); use of electronic record system, update of patient records and preparation in view of day schedule

·      Competently performs patient assessments prior to the cardiology diagnostic procedures.

·      Demonstrates knowledge and competence in the prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) and is consistently compliant with VAP bundles

·      Ensures the provision of optimum clinical care, customer satisfaction and patient safety.

·      Demonstrates knowledge and competence in the prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) and is consistently compliant with CAUTI bundles

·      Demonstrates competence with the care and assessment of cardiac patients, including the prevention of complications.

·      Provides age-appropriate patient care according to the Nursing Scope of Practice as defined by the regulatory body.

·      Demonstrates knowledge and competence with the care and management of patients requiring CRRT including the prevention of complications.

·      Demonstrates knowledge and competence of the CUSP program and is proactive in identifying and reducing risk of harm to patients. • Promotion of health and delivery of health education.

·      Familiar with cardiac surgical procedures like:

• Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

• Valve Repair and/or Replacement

• Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair

• Heart and lung Transplant

• Congenital Cardiac Defect Repairs

• Complex pediatric congenital anomalies.

Qualification:

• Bachelor's degree in Nursing
• Must have a minimum of two years experience in pediatric cardiac surgical ICU

Certification and Licensure:

  • Valid and current professional Nursing license from country of origin

·        Ability to qualify for UAE nursing licensure requirements

·        Life Support and Advanced Life support Training

·        American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) required OR Intermediate Life Support (ILS) Depending on Assigned/Unit Department.  PALS and/or Neonatal Life Support depending on staff unit requirement

The position requires a considerable amount of physical work and movement atleast 25% of the time. In addition, the position requires office work involving extensive use of the computer and interdepartmental coordination.

Department / Functional Area

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