Senior/ Enrolled Nurse (NUH Inpatient)National University Hospital
Job Purpose • The jobholder is expected to practise within the organisation endorsed scope of practice, established organisational policies, procedures and practice; and Singapore Nursing Board nursing practice and competency standards. • The job holder remains accountable for their own actions. They are responsible to the Registered Nurse and employer for all delegated activities. Duties and Responsibilities Primary Responsibilities and Duties (80%) Assists the Registered Nurse (RN) in the following: • Admission, transfer, and discharge of patients. • Patient care activities, e.g., observing, monitoring, and reporting of patients’ conditions and progress. Escalate and notify RN of all unusual and / or untoward observations or happenings. • Preparation of trolleys and equipment for ward-based procedures, e.g., blood culture, CVP / PICC, intra-pleural drain, lumbar puncture etc. • Perioperative care, e.g., preoperative preparation, sending and receiving patients from operating theatres / endoscopy. • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; perform rescue ventilation with bag-valve-mask device and external cardiac massage. • Attends to patients’ care needs in their activities of living, such as bathing, feeding and toileting, skin care, lifting, mobilising and transportation. • Maintains safe environment through the use of quality assurance and risk management strategies. • Respects the values, customs, spiritual beliefs and practices of individuals and groups. • Practises within own level of competence to promote safety of self and patients. • Demonstrates proper use and care of equipment. Secondary Responsibilities and Duties (20%) • Performs basic computer updates according to patient’s care. • Orders sterile (CSSD) goods, receives, and sends used CSSD items. • Participates in continuing professional development activities to maintain competency in areas of practice. • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and research process. • Performs any other additional duties as assigned by Nurse Manager.
Work Location (MRT)