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ICU Nurse

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

To constantly monitoring patients with highly unstable physical conditions and therefore will only be responsible for one or two patients at a time. Additionally, you must be able to provide emotional support to gravely ill patients and their families.
evel of Education/Academic Qualification
  • Diploma / Degree in Nursing.

Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

  • Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
  • Knowledge in Medical services
  • Administrative skills
  • Leadership trait
  • Self-motivated and quick to take initiative

Responsibilities

  • Identify patients’ age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients’ clinical status.
  • Evaluate patients’ vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
  • Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
  • Advocate for patients’ and families’ needs or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Monitor patients’ fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Assess patients’ psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Document patients’ medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Document patients’ treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Identify malfunctioning equipment or devices.
  • Plan, provide, or evaluate educational programs for nursing staff, interdisciplinary health care team members, and community members.
  • Supervise and monitor unit nursing staff.
  • Any other job advised by Medical Superintendent from time to time

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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