Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations
Ensures a safe and secure environment for patients, families and visitors utilizing a contemporary quality and risk management framework.
Ensures paramount responsibility for the safety of self and others in the course of daily duties, including assessment, reporting and managing any issue that would appear to create a health and safety risk in the contracted workplace.
Performs other QI responsibilities as delegated from time to time by the Nurse Manager
Instruct individuals, families and other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, and develop health improvement programs
Contributes to the setting and monitoring of measurable standards of care and is accountable for maintaining standards.
Maintains awareness of the international, professional and local quality issues relevant to the delivery of nursing services, e.g. Clinical Governance
Upholds quality initiatives that improve 'customer care' and enhance the interface between staff, patients and visitors
Participate in the audit process for monitoring and reviewing nursing quality.
Demonstrates awareness of personal responsibilities in relation to the maintenance of a clean and safe environment and identification of potential risks for all personnel, patients and visitors, taking action as and when required.
E. Shows awareness of the role of the nurse in handling complaints in accordance with DSFH policy Uses the nursing process to plan and provide individualized care to patients and their families.
Uses theoretical and evidence-based knowledge to collaborate with patients and families to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate care.
Plan for interventions that are intended to produce beneficial effects, contribute to quality outcomes, and above all, do no harm.
Evaluates the effectiveness of care in relation to identified outcomes and use evidence-based practice to improve care (ANA, 2010).
Uses critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making within each step of the nursing process
Utilizes nursing process that is cyclical and dynamic; interpersonal and collaborative; and universally applicable.
F. Utilizes the theoretical and evidence-based knowledge to collaborate with patients and families for assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Performs individualized nursing practice to meet the unique needs of each patient, client, and family.
Collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patients and families and/or the situation.
Analyzes the assessment data to determine the problems that need to be addressed in the care plan. (nursing Diagnosis)
identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the situation
Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
implements the identified plan and coordinates care delivery
Employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment by providing adequate education and engagement to the patient and family.
Continuously evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
G. Practices within a professional and ethical nursing framework in accordance with the nursing profession's codes of ethics and conduct
Accepts individuals/groups regardless of race, culture, religion, age, gender, sexual preference, physical or mental state
Ensures that personal values and attitudes are not imposed on others.
Conducts assessments that are sensitive to the needs of individuals/groups.
Recognizes and accepts the rights of others.
Maintains an effective process of care when confronted by differing values, beliefs and biases.
Seeks assistance to resolve situations involving moral conflict.
Identifies and attempts to overcome factors that may constrain ethical decisions, in consultation with the health care team.
Manages work pressure and able to work in a team effectively