Homecare Nurse

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

Summary:

As a Home Health care nurse, you are required to provide one-on-one care for patients in their homes. It involves assisting patients in their Activities of Daily Living such as bathing & dressing as well as more specialized services like wound care, medication management, and IV therapy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Before accepting a patient for home healthcare an effective and comprehensive Multidisciplinary Patient Assessment Shall Be Conducted.
  • That includes but not limited to medical history, physical, social and psychological assessment of patient’s needs.
  • Risk Assessment must be conducted and documented upon admission. Healthcare professionals should use a formal risk assessment process to assess skin integrity, Nutritional Assessment as well as risk of falls for such patients.
  • Care shall be delivered by licensed individuals and competent multidisciplinary team. Also, it should be based on the best available evidence and within the scope of practice.
  • Initiation and evaluation of a Patient Care Plan
  • Observation and assessment of patient’s condition, vital signs assessment.
  • Administration of medications and instruction on Medication such as (Injections, IV’s, inhalation, oral, infusions, rectal, and enterals) by a Registered Nurse only.
  • Management of palliative care patients who have a diagnosis of cancer or advanced progressive illness/terminal life-threatening disease of disabilities including pain management
  • Daily insulin injections, supervision of patients with diabetes and monitoring blood glucose
  • Tube feeding Management
  • Nasopharyngeal and tracheostomy aspiration
  • Indwelling catheter care and maintenance
  • Wound care
  • Ostomy care and maintenance
  • Assessment for oxygen therapy requirements
  • Point of care testing such as Blood Glucose Level, Disptick Urine
  • Naso-gastric tube care and maintenance
  • Foley Catheter Insertion
  • Pain management
  • Continence assessment and management
  • Education and counselling, consistent with the type/nature of treatment and/or care management needs.

Minimum Qualification & Experience:

  • Nursing graduate with license Dubai health Authority
  • Evidence of team working skills with ability to work using own initiative.
  • BLS certification or working towards.
  • Ability to fulfil criteria outlined in the job description.

 Knowledge / Technical Skills:

  • Nursing graduate with license from their home country
  • Evidence of team working skills with ability to work using own initiative.
  • BLS certification or working towards.
  • Ability to fulfil criteria outlined in the job description.
  • Health Promotion and Health Protection
  • Maintenance of Care Records

Personal Abilities / Competencies:

  • Self-development
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client Orientation
  • Safety awareness

Job Features

Job CategoryNursing

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