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Main Purpose

Provide nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.

Accountabilities

Attendance and involvement at work:

·        Observe the MSF charter.

·        Perform all activity in line with the MSF protocols and procedures.

·        Respect the time schedule and be at work on time (flexible at anytime).

·        Treat the patient with care and respect providing good quality care.

·        Respect the patient privacy and strictly respect community culture, norms.

·        Maintain good relationship with other team members.

·        Adhere to MSF Clinical Guidelines and protocols

1. Application of basic hygiene rules

·      She is responsible for maintaining hygiene within Inpatient Department including ICU.

·      Application of MSF protocols for hand washing and use of gloves.

·      Application of the disinfection protocol for dressings and invasive medical procedures.

·      Waste management and change of safety box as needed.

·      Observation of the general cleanliness of the hospital setting and collaboration with the cleaners.

·      Education about personal hygiene to patients during hospitalization and at discharge.

2. Nursing care

2.1 IPD

For all the admitted patients, the nurse:

·      Provides nursing care to parturient and their babies, including babies under NBU treatment in IPD.

·      Monitors patients’ vital parameters, intake and output, and records them on the observation sheets.

·      Ticks off and counter-signs treatments given to patients in their files.

·      Participates in the medical round and informs the doctors of the progress of each patient.

·      Organizes ordered investigations and enclosed the results accordingly.

·      Gives appropriate diet to patients according to medical prescription.

·      Listens to the patient’s complaints and informs the doctors accordingly.

·      Maintains a hygienic environment for patients in IPD as well as collaborates with the relatives or the cleaners to help the patients look after their personal hygiene.

·      Sets up procedure for septic isolation and educates patients and relatives about the necessary

      precautions.

·      Supports mothers in breastfeeding, kangaroo mother care, new-born care, etc.

·      maintains skills in neonatal resuscitation.

·      Holds skills in adult resuscitation.

·      Passes IV lines, collects samples for laboratory tests, prepares and injects medication and infusions.

·      Passes and monitors gastric tubes, nasal prongs, or oxygen masks.

·      Accompanies patients on transfers to other structures or for investigations.

·      Organizes the documentation and files for all patients admitted and records the status of patients.

·      Supports staff in the delivery room in case of emergency of new-born after delivery.

2.2 Post-operative/High dependency care:

For all patients under her responsibility, the nurse:

·      Provides nursing care: vital parameters, oxygen therapy, IV fluids, nasogastric tube, gastric lavage, etc.

·      Registers the patient’s information in the registration book and make sure of the diagnosis from the Gynaecologist and Anaesthetist.

·      Cleans and organizes the emergency trolleys and medical equipment as appropriate.

·      Keeps record of activity during the shift and of any change in prescriptions for patients.

·      Constantly patients’ monitoring, contacting immediately anaesthetis/gynaecologist in case of emergency.

3. Other

·      Ensuring proper handover (orally, and written) to incoming colleagues, drawing attention to any notable events during the shift

·      Participating in the nursing meeting for exchanging information on the state of the patients.

·      Checking the medicines and material at every shift changeover.

·      Apply proper utilization of medial equipment.

·      Noting the daily consumption and writing it in the sheet.

·      Participating in weekly inventory and weekly order.

·      Sending material to be sterilized/recuperating it from sterilization

·      Informing the IPD Supervisor of the various needs and in event of medical error.

·      Participating in ongoing personnel trainings.

Job Details

Job Channel:
Total Positions:
5 Posts
Job Shift:
Rotating
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Department:
MSF - France
Job Location:
University Town, Peshawar, Pakistan
Gender:
Female
Minimum Education:
Diploma
Degree Title:
Nurse (RNRM & BsN) PNC registered (4 years Diploma) Bachelor degree in Nursing
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
1 Year (Previous work experience at Gynecological – Obstetrical Department, Labour Room, Emergency Department or Intensive care)
Apply Before:
Sep 16, 2018
Posting Date:
Sep 04, 2018
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