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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Thu, 11/12/2015
Category: 
Department: 
Medical Surgical Units
Work Schedule: 
<p>Shift rotation basis (12 hours) (42 hours per week).</p>
Requirements: 
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure, Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • 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

  •   Respect 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 the Head Nurse / supervisor
  •   Assist in preparation inventories.

Clinical

  •   Receive and orient patient to room environment.
  •   Develop plan of care for each patient using Nursing Process:
  •    Assessment of the patient’s needs
  •    Diagnosis of human response needs that nurses can deal with
  •    Planning of patient’s care
  •    Implementation of care
  •    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 patients.
  •   Monitor patient progress and identifies any changes in status, act on those changes to insure patient comfort and safety.
  •   Conduct multidisciplinary rounds, and keep informed of special orders concerning patients.
  •  Collaborate with physicians and all healthcare professionals caring for patient..
  •   Give a complete and comprehensive report on patient status at the inter shift report.
  •  Participate in patient and family education about their Rights and Responsibilities.
  •   Participate in patient / family education on the care and management of condition.
  •   Provide physiological support to patient and families.
  •   Ensure prompt communication to arrange patient transfer /transport.
  •  Coordinate effective discharge planning.
  •   Perform 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.
  •   Aware of safety issues and strives to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner.
  •   Handle all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.
  •   Schedule work assignments, determine work priorities, and oversee the work of Practical Nurses and Patient Care Agent.
  •   Participate in evaluation of new products.

Teaching

  • Support and mentor junior colleagues, nursing students or in charge duties.
  •  Participate in the internal education program of the department.

 

Continuous Professional Development

  • Attend in-service training required by the hospital.
  • Maintain CPR according to the Resuscitative Training policy.

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