Nurse Job at Phoenix Health Investments Limited – Career Opportunity in Zambia

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Vacancy title:
Nurse

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Healthcare , Category: Health Professionals ]

Jobs at:

Phoenix Health Investments Limited

Deadline of this Job:
06 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Nurse (Full Time)
Key Responsibilities:
• Identify patient care requirements by establishing a personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons able to understand the required care requirements.
• Obtain a complete medical history and do an initial assessment on the patients according to guidelines.
• Ongoing assessment of patients, updating the nursing care plan according to patient’s specific needs and execute medical orders within prescribed guidelines.
• Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
• Ensure continuous updated patient care is documented.
• Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
• Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations, calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
• Maintain nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
• Provide fundamental clinical nursing care.
• Provide detailed initial assessment of patient and accurate complete clinical history.
• Measure and record vital signs and regular observations.
• Ensure adequate operation of relevant apparatus and equipment in the clinic and complete preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
• Maintain continuity among nursing teams (day vs. night shifts) by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
• Accurate administration of patient medication and adequate record keeping.
• Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
• Ensure ideal temperature is maintained in all clinic areas.
• Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations, calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
• Assist in the preparation and transportation of patients for diagnostic procedures and referrals.
• Assist with preparation of surgical and other procedures.
• Carry out diagnostic and treatment procedures.
• Maintain code of conduct.
• Maintain professional and technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
• The job duties are flexible and subject to change dependent upon operational needs.

Skills and Qualifications:
• License to practice and certificate of training.
• Required Nursing Education
• At least 3 years of professional experience in nursing practice. Demonstrate sufficient recent clinical experience in the last 12 months.
• Good knowledge of nursing principles and techniques and their relation to medical practice, material medical, sanitation and personal hygiene.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Proactivity
• Honest and reliable: display high level of integrity since he/she may be in a position to take care of patient’s personal belongings.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

 

Job application procedure
Send your Application letter, CV and certificates to [email protected] . Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be shortlisted and contacted.

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