• Full Time
  • West

ob Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

• Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care of patients with complex healthcare needs according to updated standards of nursing practice
• Ensures patient care delivery (inclusive of education and counselling) is carried out according to established standards of care practice using patient care plan / clinical pathways
• Co-ordinates patients’ access and treatment sequence where required for the specialty
• Conducts teaching and counselling for patients and their families / carers
• Initiates and ensures implementation of discharge planning for patients
• Leads and participates actively in the review of patients with the multidisciplinary team
• Follows up on patients at specialist outpatient clinics where appropriate
• Conducts specialty nurse-led clinic for patients and their families where needed
• Provides clinical supervision to nurses and nurse trainees to ensure quality patient care delivery
• Updates and maintains patient consultation / training statistics / other types of register / registry where appropriate
• Applies understanding of prevention of medico-legal issues in relation to patient care

Secondary Responsibilities:

• Acts as a resource person for clinical nursing matters
• Plans, implements and evaluates in-service staff education and specialty training courses based on unit and individual training needs
• Inducts newly graduated advanced diploma nurses in specialty care of a specific group of patients
• Guides and develops specialty competencies of registered nurses
• Reviews and develops clinical pathways and / or other plans of care in consultation with specialty nurses, nurse managers, doctors and paramedical staff
• Reviews and develops practice policies and guidelines and nursing standards in consultation with specialty nurses, nurse managers and doctors
• Assists with nursing audits on nursing care standards
• Applies best evidence to practice
• Participates in research activities
• Undertakes quality improvement / research projects
• Participates in training / quality improvement / research committees
• Contributes to performance appraisals of enrolled nurses, senior enrolled nurses, staff nurses, senior staff nurses and advanced diploma nursing students
• Takes on additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned by Senior Nurse Manager/Clinician, Deputy/Assistant Director (Nursing) and Chief Nurse
• Must be willing to commit to 2 shifts
• Able to carry out coordinating duties on Weekends

Yeo Han Xiang Ryan
Registration No: R1110362
EA Licence No: 04C5357