MME Ref Number MCME 171230-1
Job Title Assistant Nurse – OPD and Inpatient
Business Unit Mediclinic Middle East Management Services
Job Type Permanent
Location – City Dubai
Location – Country United Arab Emirates
Job Description Mediclinic Middle East is looking for an enthusiastic, compassionate and highly skilled Assistant Nurses to be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Nursing Assistant works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse to provide basic nursing care to patients.
The nurse assistant will be required to follow hospital policy and procedures, with particular emphasis on policies relating to infection control and patient safety.
Requirements Desired Skills and Experience:
Locally based candidates with 2-5 years experience as an Assistant Nurse with current Dubai Health Authority (DHA) or Dubai Health Care City (DHCC) eligibility or license, will be given preference.
Nursing Diploma of at least 2 years duration
Minimum 2 years post-graduate experience either in general OPD or inpatient set up
Current license as a Nursing Assistant or as a Registered Nurse in home country and in current country of residence
Fluency in written and spoken English (Arabic language skills are well regarded)
High level of verbal and written communication skills
High level of interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong service culture orientation. At ease functioning in a multicultural environment
Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
Demonstrated competence in working under the direction of a Registered Nurse
Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement for better health outcomes
Basic computer literacy skills
Key Outputs Ensures patient records meet legal requirements and Mediclinic standards
Stock / equipment managed and controlled
Provides assistance with lifting and turning patients and assists patients with ambulation in an inpatient set up
Orients patients to the nurse-call system, television and telephone
Takes and records vital signs
Acts as a porter or general assistant
Monitors and orders linen and stores
Participates in Continuous Professional Development
Adapts and maintains a customer-focused mindset that acknowledges the importance and value of the customer, and acts accordingly
Actively seeks customer input regarding their needs, requirements and preferences
Professional ethics, Mediclinic values and caring standards are demonstrated
Other Information We are the largest private healthcare provider in the UAE.
Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, a private hospital group with three operating platforms in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia), Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, and a 29.9% shareholding in Spire Healthcare, a UK-based healthcare group with 38 hospitals. During February 2016, Mediclinic International combined with Al Noor Hospitals Group, with operations mainly in Abu Dhabi. Together with Al Noor, Mediclinic Middle East operates six hospitals and more than 30 clinics in the UAE with more than 700 inpatient beds.