Nurse Manager. (JR305) - Alexandra Hospital

7-10 years
58200 - 116400 SGD
Job Description

The job-holder is responsible to provide personalised, specialised and cost-effective care to patients, in accordance to established hospital policies and procedures, standards of nursing care and practices. He/ She is responsible for the effective and efficient running of the ward/department assigned.

Job Responsibilities
Primary Responsibilities:
. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care of patients with complex healthcare needs according to updated standards of nursing practice
. Ensures patient care delivery (inclusive of education and counselling) is carried out according to established standards of care practice using patient care plan / clinical pathways
. Co-ordinates patients access and treatment sequence where required for the specialty
. Conducts teaching and counselling for patients and their families / carers
. Initiates and ensures implementation of discharge planning for patients
. Leads and participates actively in the review of patients with the multidisciplinary team
. Follows up on patients at NUH specialist outpatient clinics where appropriate
. Conducts specialty nurse-led clinic for patients and their families where needed
. Provides clinical supervision to nurses and nurse trainees to ensure quality patient care delivery
. Updates and maintains patient consultation / training statistics / other types of register / registry where appropriate
. Applies understanding of prevention of medico-legal issues in relation to patient care
Secondary Responsibilities:
. Acts as a resource person for clinical nursing matters
. Plans, implements and evaluates in-service staff education and specialty training courses based on unit and individual training needs
. Inducts newly graduated advanced diploma nurses in specialty care of a specific group of patients
. Guides and develops specialty competencies of registered nurses
. Reviews and develops clinical pathways and / or other plans of care in consultation with specialty nurses, nurse managers, doctors and paramedical staff
. Reviews and develops practice policies and guidelines and nursing standards in consultation with specialty nurses, nurse managers and doctors
. Assists with nursing audits on nursing care standards
. Applies best evidence to practice
. Participates in research activities
. Undertakes quality improvement / research projects
. Participates in training / quality improvement / research committees
. Contributes to performance appraisals of enrolled nurses, senior enrolled nurses, staff nurses, senior staff nurses and advanced diploma nursing students
. Takes on additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned by Senior Nurse Manager/Clinician, Deputy/Assistant Director (Nursing) and Chief Nurse

. Registered Nurse with at least 9 years of post-registration clinical experience, of which 2 years must be as Assistant Nurse Clinician
. Diploma in Nursing with relevant post-basic advanced certification and Degree in Nursing from recognized training institution as approved by Singapore Nursing Board.
. Technically skilled and competent
. Good interpersonal and communication skills
. Computer literacy skill - MS Word and PowerPoint

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