Job Openings Senior Staff Nurse, Home Care (Office Hours)

About the job Senior Staff Nurse, Home Care (Office Hours)

  • Healthcare Provider of Palliative Care
  • Home Care Nursing Roles 
  • Collaborative Working Environment


Reporting to the Nurse Manager / Nurse Clinician, you will be responsible for delivering patient-centric and compassionate care according to patients needs and condition.


Responsibilities for Home Care role:

  • Ensure the nursing care services rendered are safe, competent and individualised. Uphold nursing standards in documentation, treatment, patient monitoring and infection control.
  • Manage complex patient care and demonstrate clinical skills, knowledge and critical thinking in the care delivery to patients.
  • Monitor, reassess and evaluate patients condition, implement a plan of care for the patient and support family members to cope with patient advanced disease.
  • Coordinate the care of patient through an advising physician, provide direct patient care, evaluate the patients conditions, and serve as the liaison between families and physicians.
  • Communicate and build rapport with patients and their families or caregivers. Assess the home needs in terms of training and requisition of equipment and aids to facilitate patients living.
  • Allocate equipment as necessary to assure adequacy of resources to meet care requirements.
  • Follow up to ensure continuity of patient care and treatment plans.
  • Perform nursing care such as medication administration and wound dressing as required.
  • Maintain proper documentation of patients condition and accurate collation of data (record of referral/enquiry/attendances).
  • Facilitate and participate in Multidisciplinary Team meeting. Cooperate with other teams to provide smooth delivery of patient care and services.
  • Keep active measures to ensure the safety of patients.
  • Observe organisation and legal requirements regarding storage and control of drugs and medical supplies.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality and discretion in matters involving patient care.
  • Observe the proper use/care of the equipment and economical use of consumables and supplies.
  • Handle public enquiries in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures. Enforce compliance with the Singapore Nursing Board's Standards of Practice for Nurses and Midwives, and the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Undertake to keep oneself well informed of the updated industry guidelines and develops new skills that are necessary for the role.
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping and workplace organisation at all times.


Requirements:

  • At least a Diploma in Nursing from the local Polytechnic and registered with Singapore Nursing Board. Post-registration experience in a hospital or hospice setting preferred.
  • Min. 6 years of bedside nursing (inpatient) experience is preferred
  • Knowledge in IT and systems.
  • Passion to serve and provide excellent customer service to various stakeholders.
  • Meticulous and accurate.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willing to contribute as an effective team-player.
  • Able to perform under pressure.



Work Scheme: Mon to Fri (must be comfortable to work on weekend/PH if scheduled to be on-call), Duties for On-call will be scheduled every 6-7 weeks.

Working Hour: 8am-5.30pm

Working Location: Island-wide