• Staff Nurse Jobs in Chennai,India

  • Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd

Job Description:

Staff Nurse - ( 19002887 )



Qualification 10 2 with Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery or

Basic/Post Basic BSc

Knowledge Principles of Basic Nursing and technical Nursing

Skills Interpersonal, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Team Building,

Perceptual, Communication, Coordination and Cooperation,

Initiatives, Procedural Systems, Patient Safety, Drug

Administration, Moral Support and Psychological Approach to

patients ,Computer skills

Experience 0-6 Years


1 Awareness and adherence to the departmental / organizational vision, mission, objectives

2 Perform the duties as per the role and provide comprehensive patient care

3 To be Knowledgeable about the layout and scope of the unit and types of patient and their requirement

4 Be Interactive, co-operative and maintain team spirit with other staff members to enhance the patient care

5 Perform assigned duties as per the departments protocol

6 Maintain all documents used in the unit

7 Accurate knowledge about the forms and format

8 Perform all special assignments as assigned


1 Demonstrate knowledge on AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank) and GST (Greet, smile, thank)

2 Utilize effective communication skills in reporting pertinent information on time

3 Adhere to telephone etiquettes

4 Maintain professional decorum and communicate in English/local language in the areas of work with colleagues

5 Adhere to the grooming standards laid down by the organization

6 Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing care on patient condition

7 Inform senior nursing professional about current activities of the unit and report unusual occurrence, incidents or other problems and also follow up as needed

8 Utilize the man power and resource provided effectively towards patient care,

9 Report accurately by effective communication about patient condition and intervention

10 Ensure all documentation done are appropriate with clinical terminology on time

11 Perform independent problem solving and decision making in a logical and deliberate manner and escalate it to senior nursing professional

12 Exhibit flexibility and adaptability in meeting the needs of the patients and the workplace

13 Demonstrate and understand emergency levels effectively and safely

14 Respond to emergency situation in a calm constructive positive manner


1 Perform comprehensive nursing assessment on admission patients within 6hrs with consideration to clinical condition, pain, activities of daily living, allergies, integrity, valuables, safety needs, age, mental, social and physical status etc

2 Identify patient problems based upon data collected through nursing assessment as well as information obtained through the family Take measures to address any vital concerns compromising the haemo dynamic stability and safety issues

3 Follow all aspects of the hospital policy in terms of safety, personal belongings, medico legal entity and medications

4 Assess vital signs, important information and report abnormalities to the doctor and carry out orders as per instructions

5 Document the nursing assessment and patient problems using appropriate clinical terminology

6 Assess and communicate to the concerned about educational, spiritual, pain management, dietary and special needs

7 Involve the family members in decision making and future plan of patient care by effective communication and education


1 Formulate nursing care plan in context to patient needs, safety, PFE, diet and other needs in each shift considering the age, behavior and concerns identified through nursing assessment

2 Ensure that care is provided with a comprehensive approach always ensuring safety and nursing clinical outcome

3 Establish priority for nursing needs based on nursing assessment, problems identified and estimated length of stay

4 Active participation in the development of interdisciplinary plan of care as per policy

5 Ensure timely and continuity of care with adequate communication

6 Ensure accurate documentation


1 Practice within the general policies, philosophy and objectives of the department of nursing and the hospital with focus on safety, quality and infection control

2 Provide nursing care in a therapeutically efficient manner demonstrating social, clinical and professional judgment and competency

3 Participate in the implementation of the treatment plan utilizing intervention appropriate to the needs of the patient

4 Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to treatment, procedures, precautions, seclusions and restraints

5 Provide supportive counseling of patient and family for current patient concerns

6 Assess unit milieu and maintains a safe, therapeutic environment for patients, family members and staff

7 Assess and meet daily living needs of patients in dressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, eating and sleeping

8 Identify all vulnerable patients and ensure that the safety measures are followed at all time

9 Demonstrate ability to recognize different types of incidents and reporting mechanism for such issues

10 Document nursing interventions timely and accurately

11 Provide ongoing patient / family education according to the individual needs of the patient and record same in the patient file

12 Use and maintain biomedical equipment safely

13 Update and keep abreast of the HAI statistics control measures and practices those in the working environment

14 Participate in discharge planning, education and care at home along with patient and family actively


1 Knowledgeable about the medication process, ADE and ADR

2 Accurate transcription of medication and treatment orders for the indenting process

3 Recognize improper or inadequate orders and reports to supervisors and physician before proceeding

4 Check and receive medication against the order during pharmacy delivery

5 Appropriate and safe administration of prescribed medication and treatment using medication policy of (6 Rs of medication, 2 identifiers, allergic history, double check for applicable medicines), admixture , outside medication, self-medication policy etc)

6 Maintain accurate medication administration record

7 Monitor the patient post administration for any adverse events if there is a event report and complete the event form With in 24 hrs

8 Demonstrate safe storage and control of medication

9 Evaluate and document patient response to medication regimen

10 Implement the waste management policy

11 To be knowledgeable of action, side effects proper dosage and contraindication of drugs being administered

12 Need to demonstrate the knowledge on documentation requirement for proper administration of medication those protesting patients

13 Identify the need for administration of SOS medication and document it accurately

14 Teaching on medication management to patient and family at home as per advise by the consultant

15 Demonstrate knowledge & competency and comply with the protocol of high alert and high risk medication usage (Transcribing, receiving, storing, administering, monitoring, reporting ADR and documenting)

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare
Functional Area : Doctors/Nurses/Medical Professional
Role : Nursing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Feb 2020

Key Skills:

Company Profile:

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