Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
•    Identifies changes in a child’s signs and symptoms and intervenes in emergency situations
•    Differentiates between normal and abnormal physical findings
•    Participates in activities to manage a child’s pain levels
•    Serves as a child advocate
•    Provides supportive care to dying children
•    Evaluates a child for signs and symptoms of abuse
•    Administers medication using age-appropriate guidelines
•    Determines a child’s needs related to pain management
•    Analyzes situations to anticipate pathophysiological problems and detect changes in status
•    Maintains privacy and confidentiality in nurse/child relationships
•    Involves the child and family in the care plan and determines the child’s needs based on a careful analysis of symptoms in relation to their growth and development
•    Performs physical examinations, such as measuring vitals, taking blood and urine samples, and ordering diagnostic tests
•    Explains to parents and families how to take care of their children and protect their health, including advising them on how to design their home for conditions

Qualifications:
•    Diploma/degree from an accredited school of nursing.
•    Certificate of Registration with the Nursing Council.
•    Experience of 5 or more years of continuous clinical nursing experience in an acute care hospital.
•    Knowledge of the nursing process, current, and legal aspects of documentation.
•    Demonstrate the ability to transmit knowledge, skills through patient education.
•    Demonstrate safe and competent care in the chosen area of clinical practice with a commitment to excellence in nursing practice.
•    Experience in budget preparation.
•    Demonstrate respect for and receptivity to other cultural norms and standards.
•    Have a positive attitude and integrity, be honest and show respect for individuals.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Demonstrate leadership skills by taking on shift –leading role, being a role model and preceptor.
•    Ability to identify and analyse problems and take appropriate decisions to resolve issues.
•    Ability to express a personal philosophy of nursing.

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