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Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Understands, supports and promotes the mission, vision and values of Organization.
  • Provides age appropriate patient care according to the Nursing Scope of Practice as defined by the regulatory body.
  • Provides professional leadership through the supervision of the patient care team, and the maintenance of clinical standards and quality of patient care within the unit during their shift
  • Adheres to and promotes the Professional Nurses Code of Conduct for Abu Dhabi.
  • Promotion of health and delivery of health education.
  • Ensuring the provision of optimum clinical care, customer satisfaction and patient safety.
PICU Specialized clinical tasks
  • Intensive care nurses will face emergencies, life threatening situations and need to be certified in Paediatric Advanced life support and function in the heat of the emergency.
  • Intensive care nurse needs to have knowledge on the medications indications, contra-indications, effect and side effects, i: e inotropic support, Vasopressors and Sedation.
  • Administer infusions and monitor special equipment such as Ventilators, CRRT, and assess patient’s condition.
  • Prioritize a busy workload
  • Intensive care nurse to provide age appropriate care to children admitted in PICU.
  • Have knowledge and be proficient with the health information medical system and BMDI.
  • Follow cardiac and respiratory monitor readings such as ECG and O2 saturations and communicate observations to the doctor.
  • Monitor intake and output, insert catheters and start IVs.
  • Maintain competency with blood administration and monitoring thereof.
  • Maintain competency with relevant Point of Care testing and blood collection via the venepuncture, arterial line and central line
  • Trained ECMO specialists to complete the yearly education and competencies.
Education and Experience requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in nursing
  • Valid license to practice
  •  BLS
Desired:
  • International accreditation experience
Experience required:
  • Not less than 4 years clinical experience in a tertiary healthcare facility
  • Not less than 2 years experience as a charge nurse/shift lead in critical care areas

Apply for Charge Nurse/Shift Lead, Tower D4-Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

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