Awareness of the departmental vision, mission, objectives and its implementation.
Performs the duties as per the role and expectation of a nurse in providing comprehensive patient care.
Knowledge about the layout of the unit, number of patients and types of patient and their requirements.
Interaction, co-operation and team spirit with other staff members.
Demonstrates knowledge on AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank) and GST (Greet, smile, thank).
Utilizes effective communication skills in reporting pertinent information on time.
Maintains telephone etiquettes
Maintains professional decorum and communicates in English/Hindi in the areas of work with colleagues.
Address to the grooming standards laid down by the department
Formulates nursing care plan in context to care due, care given, safety first, PFE, diet and other needs in each shift noting patients needs, age, behavior and concerns identified through nursing assessment.
Ensures that care is provided with a comprehensive approach always ensuring safety and clinical outcomes.
Establishes priorities for nursing needs based on nursing assessment, problems identified and estimated length of stay.
Practices within the general policies, philosophy and objectives of the department of nursing and the hospital with focus on safety, quality, infection control and empathy.
Provides nursing care in a therapeutically efficient manner demonstrating social, clinical and professional judgment and competency.
Participates in the implementation of the treatment plan utilizing intervention appropriate to the needs of the patient. Demonstrates knowledge and skills related to special treatment, procedures, precautions, seclusions, restraints etc.
Provides supportive counseling of current patient concerns
Is knowledgeable about the medication process and ADR
Accurately transcribes medication and treatment orders for the indenting process
Recognizes improper or inadequate orders and reports these to supervisors and physician before proceeding
Checks and receives medication against the order during pharmacy delivery.
Accurately and safely administers prescribed medications and treatments using correct methods of administration and adheres to policy (6 R’s of medication, 2 identifiers, allergic history, double check for applicable medicines), admixtures , outside medication, self medication policy etc..)
Accurately maintains medications administration record
Represents the hospital in a manner, which conveys a professional, courteous, caring and co – operative attitude.
Is knowledgeable of patient rights and responsibilities and treats all patients with dignity and respect in a consistent and caring manner.
Understands the need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, family, visitors and all other contacts
Diploma in GNM / B.Sc in Nursing