Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Aster DM Healthcare
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Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Render evidence based comprehensive nursing care to the patient.

  • Be knowledgeable about the layout of the unit, number of patients, types of patient and their requirements.

  • Efficiently prepare daily nursing care plan as advised by the physician and provide care accordingly.

  • Recognize and handles emergency situations and complications effectively during the course of treatment.

  • Accompany the Consultants during hospital rounds and assist in diagnostic and therapeutic studies.

  • Competently administers all medications following seven rights.

  • Monitor the patient and timely report deterioration of patient's health condition.

  • Arrange and transfuse blood & blood products appropriately.

  • Provide personal hygiene to the patient.

  • Meet the nutritional requirement of the patient.

  • Meet elimination needs of the patient.

  • Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care on patient condition and record and report it to the concerned Doctor timely.

  • Ensure second hourly positioning and back care for bedridden patients.

  • Help the ambulatory patients according to their needs.

  • Ensure shift change report at patient bedside in each shift.

  • Give accurate report to the Team Leader/ Head Nurse/ Supervisor as required.

  • Actively participate in the disaster management process (Identified Codes) in the hospital.

  • Initiate CPR and activates code blue as and when required.

  • Follow strictly infection control practices and care bundles at all times.

  • Timely collection and dispatching of various samples.

  • Ensure safety, comfort, confidentiality and privacy of the patients.

  • Provide end of life & last office care as it is required.

  • Provide patient and family education as per the hospital protocol.

  • Explain patient rights and responsibilities to the patient.

  • Ensure proper cleaning and disinfection of the equipment.

  • Ensure availability, working condition and effective use of equipment in the unit.

  • Ensures smooth admission, transfer, and discharge & death process.

  • Escort patients to and from various departments.

  • Take proper care of patient's belongings.

  • Performs all special assignments that are rostered in order for a quality patient care.

  • Ensure neat, clean and noise free environment to the patient and family.

  • Report any untoward incident immediately to Head nurse/ Supervisor and submit the written statement in the same shift.

  • Report immediately any safety and security issues at the work place to the concerned Head of the Dept/Supervisor.

  • Appropriately delegate tasks to other health care assistants as and when required.

  • Provides mentorship to the new joinees.

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