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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Sat, 07/21/2012
Category: 
Department: 
One Day Surgery/Oncology Unit/Isolator Cabinet
Work Schedule: 
8.5 hours / day from Monday till Friday from 7am until 3:30 pm, or 11:00 am until 7pm, on a rotation basis.
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
BS Nursing, from an accredited School of Nursing, or TS3 Nursing.
Work Experience:
Minimum of 2 years professional nursing experience in Medical / Surgical and Chemotherapy clinic setting is preferable.

Required Skills: 

Good knowledge of professional nursing concepts, principles and practices
Able to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Able to work under stress
Team worker
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good in English and /Arabic, French is a plus
Good computer skills

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• One Day Surgery: Assess the patient and resources, plan for the scheduled surgery and post discharge care, implement the plan, and evaluate the patient's and family understands of the information and their ability to insure self-care at home after discharge.
• Chemotherapy:
o Manage prescribed chemotherapeutic agents, blood products, other supportive I.V. therapy.
o Perform a comprehensive nursing assessment: observes, records, and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians
o Educate patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness.
o Provide patients with appropriate written educational materials regarding chemotherapy agents, side effects and symptom management.

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