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Staff Nurse I

Dammam, Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/05/22 09:33:11 Expires 2024-06-16 Ref: JB1100048351

Job Description

• Provide total, direct nursing care in accordance with the plan of care and needs of the patients with respect for the patient's privacy, dignity, personal preference and culture. Prepare, administer, and document the administration of all prescribed medication by the physician, managing intravenous lines, observing and monitoring and recording patients' conditions, maintaining records and communicating with all healthcare providers. Maintain knowledge of
resources for therapeutic effects, usual dosages, contraindications, side effects and adverse reactions for all drugs and parental fluids administered. Maintain accountability for narcotics and controlled drugs. Escalate any adverse events/reactions as per policy.
• Perform an age specific, systematic and holistic initial assessment of the patient health status, and refer to appropriate specialty if necessary and as applicable. Assess patient/family educational needs and readiness to learn utilizing appropriate resources. Assess patient/family discharge planning needs utilizing appropriate resources.
• Document all assessments, interventions and other relevant information in the patients’ health care records on an ongoing basis.
• Collaborate with the patient/family and other members of the health care team to develop and update a plan of care that is consistent with the medical diagnosis and based on the patient's changing physical, psychosocial and age related requirements. Establish realistic and measurable goals that are culturally sensitive, and identifies nursing interventions to achieve the goals. Evaluate on an ongoing basis the patient’s progress and the
appropriateness of the plan of care involving the patient/family and other health team members, and update the plan as needed. Recognize when patient care needs extend beyond the limits of personal ability and consult appropriate resources.
• Provide a leadership and resource role in the provision of patient care, as applicable. Act as a unit management resource, as might be assigned (i.e. care coordinators, charge nurse, team leader, etc.), initiate appropriate chain of command if unable to resolve issues satisfactorily. Act as a resource for new employees, trainees and other staff. Mentoring of nursing staff at all levels, as well as medical and paramedical students, interns and residents, as might
be required.
• Provide quality of care that is evidence based by adhering to hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care, guidelines, policies and procedures. Measure health outcomes against patient care goals and, key performance indicators at MNGHA. Identify significant trends or changes in patient’s status and escalate and follow-up as required to prevent the patient’s condition from deteriorating.
• Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with the organizational policies and procedures in collaboration with infection prevention and control department, patient safety department and other support personnel. Ensure adequate supplies and readiness of equipment are available at all times, and report maintenance issues, broken or damaged instruments and equipment.
• Practice within the established hospital and department standards, policies and procedures. Demonstrate required skills and knowledge of basic principles, strategies and tools of Quality Improvement to maintain privileging in the area of assignment. Meet the standards of care elements as approved for each nursing specialty (i.e. intensive care unit, pediatric, operating room, etc.)

• Protect patient privacy and dignity at all times and maintain strict confidentiality in conformance to the organizational policy of ethics. Advocate for patient/family rights at all times.
• Comply with area specific duties with precise policies which will be provided in the addendum by the supervisor when hired/assigned for special units which must be signed by the employee and filed in that employee’s personal file in addition to this job description.
• Perform other job related duties.


Work-stream leads, subordinates, other nursing, clinical, technical, support staff, and physicians; all involved internal disciplines (clinical and non)

Ongoing and direct contact with patients, their families and visitors

Expected to make some operational decisions and to provide guidance, advice to support staff on work related matters

Expected to work with minimum supervision, reporting to line manager when required

Expected to use critical-thinking skills to reach objective conclusions

Provide all aspects of patient care including emergencies and bereavement situations

High paced multi-cultural environment; high responsibility role

Dealing with patients and their families

Ability to work hours as assigned which may include on call, overtime, weekends, night duties, holidays and any shift as required in different units based on skill privileges either permanent or temporary float basis.

Coverage during emergencies/ other unplanned unprecedented occasions; occasional overtime, on call, weekend, holidays work might be required

Training in safe practices related to work environment

Must be in and maintain good physical health; psychological strains

Education | Bachelor Degree in Nursing or equivalent from an accredited institution – Essential

Current licensure as a professional registered nurse – Essential

Specific Certification as required in area of assignment – Preferred

Work Experience | NASCDP - Nursing -Allied Health Saudi Career development (Training program) 

English Language |  Level I – Essential












75 - 100

5.5 - 7

53 -94

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Computer : Level II – Essential



Job Details

Job Location Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Job Role Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing
Employment Status Full time
Number of Vacancies 3

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry Level
Years of Experience Min: 1
Nationality Saudi Arabia
Degree Bachelor's degree
Required Certificate Saudi Commission For Health

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