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Senior/Staff Nurse, Anaesthetic Unit

  • Job Category
    Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
  • Job level
  • Contract type
    Permanent, Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$2500 - S$5000

Job Description

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist the Anaesthetist in all stages of the administration of anaesthesia, provide pre-induction checks and assessment and close monitoring of patients post-induction, in accordance to established hospital policies and procedures, standards of nursing care and practices in the Anaesthetic Unit.
  • To demonstrate good and competent clinical skills, knowledge and critical thinking in the delivery of quality nursing skills in AU.
  • To assist in the implementation of the anesthetic unit (AU) nursing standards and procedures and be responsible for maintaining quality nursing care.
  • To respond and handle emergency situations in an efficient and calm manner, in Code Blue and other crisis.
  • To responsible and accountable for the handling and dispensing of drugs from the Automatic Dispensing Cabinet (ADC) and its administration, especially Controlled Drugs.
  • To responsible for accurate nursing documentation of EMR via related Meditech system modules.
  • To ensure customer satisfaction and follow through quality and service issues.
  • To ensure correct billing of consumables used and procedures performed for the patient.
  • To assist in the inventory control of AU consumables and equipment.

Main Requirements

  • Performance of rotating shifts in the Major Operating Theatre / Cardiovascular Lab.
  • Diploma of Nursing or equivalent.
  • Advanced Diploma or post-basic qualifications in Peri-Operative Nursing/Anaesthesia Nursing or equivalent is preferred.
  • Singapore Nursing Board Practicing Certificate for Registered Nurses.
  • At least 2-3 years of post-registration clinical experience preferably in the OR and/or AU in a hospital setting.
  • Flexible and Adaptable to any change.
  • Computer savvy.
  • Valid Basic Cardiac Life Support and Automated External Defibrillator Certification.

Closing on 10 Mar 2021