Nurse

Updated: 2 months ago

Purpose: To provide standard clinical nursing care to all AUC community and being on call in case of emergencies

Principal Accountabilities:

o  Prepare clients for and assist with examination and treatment

o  Safety administers medication and performs treatment to clients’/ doctor’s order, such as, all routes of medication, including intravenous therapy, inhalation therapy, giving vaccines to both children and adults

o  Attends emergency call as fast as possible

o  Taking care of emergency clients in the absence of the physician and able to make decision

o  Keep patient under observation per doctor’s order

o  Assess, record, report any untoward signs with symptoms to attending physician

o  Conduct specified laboratory test (internal lab.) when it is necessary

o   Collect blood specimen and sent to external lab

o  Follow up lab results of clients and referring to attending doctor

o  Perform clerical job, such as, typing lab results, monthly and annual reports scanning internal and external lab results, working as receptionist at times

o  Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and medical supplies and ensure that all machines are functioning well otherwise reporting and sending for repair

o  Ensure the validity date of medication and medical supplies

o  Recognize the physiological /psychological needs of client and giving reassurance

o  Maintain client’s privacy, security, and safety environment

o  Purchasing clinical supplies for ex. Laboratory kits and other supplies

o  All nursing procedures are done within the infection control protocol

o  Perform other duties assigned by manager such as attending AUC parties and celebrations after working hours and during holidays

o  Maintain cleaning and orderliness of the unit

Requirements:

Minimum Education Requirement:  

o  Bachelor of Science in nursing / registered nurse

Experience:

o  Three - five years, preferably with diploma

Skills:

o  Excellent clinical nursing skills

o  Excellent written and spoken Arabic and English

o  Excellent interpersonal and teamwork

o  Excellent oral communication skills

o  Excellent time management and organizational skills

o  Computer literacy

The position is open until September 23, 2020

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted.

“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”


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