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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Registered Nurse ODS

Expire Date: 
Sat, 08/16/2014
Category: 
Department: 
One Day Surgery
Work Schedule: 
 Shift rotation basis (12 hours) (42 hours per week).
Requirements: 

 Current Registered Nurse licensure, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
 Previous clinical experience is preferred.

Required Skills: 

 Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent verbal & written English skills. French is a plus.
 Maintaining Lebanese Order of Nurses registration.
 Good communication skills.
 Compassionate personality.
 Team worker.
 Ability to adapt in stressful situations.
 Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

Administrative
 Support the hospital mission, vision, and values.
 Participate in unit meetings and in other hospital committees as assigned.
 Participate in Quality Improvement Plans.
 Report of unusual incidents and complaints to superior.
Clinical
 Receive and orient patient to room environment.
 Develop plan of care for each patient using Nursing Process:
o Assessment of the patient’s needs
o Diagnosis of human response needs that nurses can deal with
o Planning of patient’s care
o Implementation of care
o Evaluation of the success of the implemented care
 Transcribe and implement Physicians' orders.
 Prepare and administer prescribed treatments and medications.
 Monitor effects of medications; record medications given and patients' reactions.
 Complete all documentation for assessments, observations, planning, progress notes, and care provided to clients.
 Monitor patient progress and identify any changes in status, act on those changes to insure patient comfort and safety.
 Assist physicians while making rounds, and keep informed of special orders concerning patients.
 Assist physicians and all healthcare professionals caring for patient.
 Give a complete and comprehensive report on patient status at end of shift/assignment.
 Participate in patient and family education about their Rights and responsibilities.
 Participate in patient / family education on the care and management of condition.
 Ensure prompt communication to arrange patient transfer /transport.
 Coordinate effective discharge planning.
 Provide assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
 Perform all nursing duties while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
 Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures.
 Perform routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing universal precaution practices at all times.
 Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
 Be aware of safety issues and strive to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner.
 Handle and be knowledgeable of all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.
 Schedule work assignments, determine work priorities, and oversee the work of Practical Nurses and Nurse Aides.
Teaching
 Support and mentor junior colleagues, nursing students or in charge duties during the absence of the Head Nurse.
 Participate in the internal education program of the department.
Continuous Professional Development
 Attend in-service training required by the hospital.
 Maintain Basic Life Support every 2 years.

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