Cleveland Clinic Staff-Nurse-Acute-Care in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing general and specialized direct and indirect patient care through the application of evidence based nursing procedures and practices to patients of all ages on assigned nursing unit. This position is also responsible for demonstrating competency in the behavioral, growth, development and psychosocial needs of patients being treated.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs accurate and complete admission assessments

Monitors and documents the patient"s condition and the effectiveness of care and/or interventions

Establishes and implements a care plan based on sound nursing theory, scientific principles, professional judgment and individual patient needs

Evaluates and updates the patient"s plan of care to facilitate the achievement of planned and expected outcomes

Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocol

Assesses for and plans the educational needs of the patient

Provides teaching and educational material to patients and/or families, which may include diagnosis, tests and procedures, safe and proper use of equipment, use of medications, injury prevention and nutritional needs

Monitors and resolves customer service issues and provides feedback regarding satisfaction results to Nursing Leadership

Maintains confidentiality regarding patients and families

Interacts with patients, families and other visitors in a courteous, helpful manner

Facilitates the incorporation of patient safety and Magnet principles into clinical nursing care

Participates in clinical nursing research and supports CCAD research initiatives

Keeps abreast of best practice information for nursing profession

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum of two (2) years post graduate experience in appropriate setting is required Note: experience requirement is waived for graduates of UAE nursing colleges or universities after completion of an internship Strong interpersonal skills Ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously Strong oral and written communication skills Ability to speak and write in English is required Ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is preferred