Staff Nurse – Ward

Department: Nursing
Job Type: Full Time

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Admission, discharge and transferring of patients
  • Provide nursing care such as bed bath, mouth care, nail care, care of pressure points including back care and change of position 2 hourly or 4 hourly as per requirement.
  • Store, prepare and administer medication as per protocols; and document it.   
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions.
  • Ensure the compliance of MRD files and send to MRD department within 48 hours of discharge of patient.
  • Send request and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, lab tests as ordered by the doctor, and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Put all entries in HIMS (pathological & radiological) and update the same in billing sheet accurately.
  • Update transfer in & transfer out of patients in HIMS & in billing sheet.
  • Intimate IPD pharmacy & billing department priory regarding planned discharges during night shift.
  • Send IPD files to billing department daily for bill updating.
  • Notify to Resident Medical Officer or Consultant when there is a change in the patient’s condition.
  • Meet with assigned support personnel (Housekeeping, Dietary Department, Ward Assistants, etc.) and co-ordinate services to plan the shift’s services, programs, and activities and monitor tasks are completed as directed to ensure that the patient’s total regimen of care is maintained.
  • Ensure fumigation and terminal cleaning of rooms in the department (after discharge of infected patients).
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records – intake output chart, vital signs chart, etc.
  • Provide maternal feeding, O2 therapy, nebulization; administration of enemas; gastric lavage; insertion of IV canula; and perform minor dressings, etc.
  • Assist doctor in procedures like urinary catheterization, RT insertion, insertion of central line, major dressings, etc.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care including diet and physical activity; and psychological well-being.
  • Provide pre-operative and post-operative care.
  • Take rounds with the consultant.
  • Prepare patients for, and assist with, examinations, treatments & surgery.
  • Coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
  • Maintain and protect the safety, confidentiality and dignity of patients and families.
  • Maintain cleanliness of patients’ rooms, nursing station and surrounding areas.
  • Check and maintain inventory on daily basis, shift-wise.
  • Adhere to infection control policies and proper biomedical waste management.
  • Provide health education to patient and family.
  • Accurate handing and taking over of each shift.
  • Supervise support staff; guide students and trainees.
  • Attend in-service training and update skills and knowledge.
  • Maintain professional etiquettes including telephone etiquettes, interpersonal relationship, dignity of profession and respect of co-workers and senior authority.
  • Adhere to grooming standards; and protocols of the organization.
  • Responsible to the In-charge and accountable to the Nursing Superintendent.
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time by In-charge, Nursing Supervisor, ANS & Nursing Superintendent.

No of Openings:
Full Time: 2-4

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