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  • JOB SUMMARY: Maintain the cleanliness of all instruments and of the whole unit. Report inventory of supplies and repair and calibration of machines. Provide quality, intensive care to our critically ill patients.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Providing Quality Nursing Care within the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Department.
    2. Ensure safe transfer of patient from stretcher to bed and to Regular Room.
    3. Ensure proper nurse to nurse endorsement.
    4. Review, secure informed consent for the procedures if necessary.
    5. Logs patient’s data in the NICU/PICU logbook, transcribe doctor’s orders in proper form, performs charting, recording of patient’s medications and other needed patient data in the appropriate form.
    6. Prepares the NICU/PICU bed and other needed equipment before receiving the patient.
    7. Documents appropriate information about the client and reports changes in the patient’s condition.
    8. Assisting with the other members of the team in the preparation and cleaning of beds and scrubbing of the unit.
    9. Ensuring the appropriate stock levels are maintained in the Department.
    10. Keeps well informed of the operational policies, rules and regulations of the hospital especially those which apply to NICU/PICU activities and procedures.
    11. Prepares charts of patient such as:
    a. for admission
    b. add blank sheets to patient’s chart when needed while making sure each sheets has proper identification
    c. attaches diagnostic results to proper charts, reviews patient charts for prompt recognition of documentation errors.
    d. Takes all charts of discharged patients to the resident doctor for the discharged summary.
    12. Prepares and accomplish laboratory and radiologic request as ordered and relays results to attending physician.
    13. Completing documentation as per hospital policy such as charting, carrying out doctor’s order, pre-operative checklist, pre-anesthetic assessment and other forms.
    14. Administers medication via IV, oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous and other medication routes while following the ten rights of medication administration.
    15. Assist physician when making rounds and when doing special procedures.
    16. Assists and perform lifesaving techniques such as CPR in emergency situations as per hospital’s protocol while observing proper PALS guidelines.
    17. Assist physician and respiratory therapists in performing endotracheal intubation to patient.
    18. Collaborates with the respiratory therapist in caring for patients with mechanical ventilator support.
    19. Makes clinical observation and notifies physicians for any untoward events
    a. Taking patient’s vital signs
    b. Assessing changes in neurologic status
    c. Recognizing presence of adventitious breath sounds
    20. Observes proper usage and troubleshooting of equipment such as cardiac monitor, ventilator machine, infusion pump, suction machine, etc.
    21. Plans and performs nursing procedure such as OGT, NGT insertion and feeding, IV catheter insertion, foley catheter insertion, wound care and basic bedside care.
    22. Renders post mortem care
    23. Reporting to ICU Unit Manager or Senior nurse of incidents of accidents, complaints, and defects in drugs, supplies and equipment.
    24. Ensures proper and complete charges of procedures in all cases.
    25. Ensures regular soaking of instruments.
    26. Responsible together with the staff respiratory therapist is the cleanliness and orderliness of the unit.
    27. Accomplish Quarterly Inventory
    28. Should observe and maintain confidentiality of all patients
    29. Observe and adhere to policy of proper waste disposal and infection control policies such as proper hand washing technique, use of sterile technique when performing special procedures, proper use of personal protective equipment.
    30. Adhere in wearing proper uniform.
    31. Subject to on-call when need arises
    32. Accommodates on-call duty when need arises, especially on 2nd day of two consecutive off duty
    33. Assist senior staff with the orientation of new staff in the unit.
    34. Attends and participates meetings conducted by the Chief Nursing Officer or Medical Director.
    35. Any other duties with relevance to the job that may be assigned by your Unit Manager or Higher Authority.


  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Bachelor´s Degree
  • Language(s): Tagalog
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • NICU/PICU Nurse

  • Bulacan, Central Luzon

  • Company

    Our Lady of Mercy General Hospital Inc.
  • Work type

    Permanent contract

  • Type of contract

    Full Time

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