Dammam / Riyadh
Nurse – Assistant nurse manager
Provides direct patient care utilizing the nursing process. Demonstrates knowledge and clinical assessment skills. Documents nursing interactions on the patients clinical record. Supervises care provided by maintaining high visibility (90% clinical presence) to patients/families and staff in the clinical area(s). Completes assigned responsibilities within established hospital, divisional and unit specific guidelines, policies and procedures, standards, protocols, etc. Demonstrates effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members and staff of other departments.
Staff Management to include recruitment, education, training, evaluation and development, as well as preparation and delegation of work schedules and workflow. Provides managerial support as required. Provides leadership and a resource role in the provision of patient care and unit activities. Assists staff in development of problem solving and decision making skills. Maintains all records pertaining to the operation of the area of assignment and generates reports as required.
Education & Research:
Participates in unit orientation for new employees. Assists and supports staff in the development of their roles on the unit. Uses research/current literature in the provision/supervision of evidence-based care. Assumes responsibility for own professional growth. Participates in teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical and Paramedical Students, Interns and Residents.
Complies with Hospital Infection Control and Safety Protocols. Develops, implements and participates in Quality Improvement Processes activities. Participates actively in the quality improvement program of the area(s). Anticipates and acts to maintain a safe environment. Works with members of the health care team in activities designed to improve patient care outcomes. Monitors effectiveness of standards of patient care and nursing policies and procedures, appropriately refers deviations.
Serves as a professional role model, teacher and resource person. Demonstrates respect, compassion and cultural sensitivity to patients/families, other hospital employees, students and faculty. Advocates for excellence in patient care and for patient rights. Participates actively in Nursing and/or hospital committees and work groups. Assumes responsibility for own decisions and actions. Demonstrates initiative in the performance of duties. Performs other related duties as assigned.