OR/Theatre HEAD NURSE - KUWAIT

Nursing Senior Nursing - Charge / Head / Supervisors / Managers/ Coordinators Salmiya Kuwait

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Introduction

RN'S with a 4 Year Diploma in Nursing or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing AND at least 3 years as Head/Charge Nurse or 2 years as Nurse Supervisor in OR/Theatre are invited to apply.

This is an Open Ended Single Contract job opportunity available at a Private Hospital located in Salmiya, KUWAIT.  

Basic Salary starting FROM 600 KD per month upwards + Incentives + Free Accommodation. 

600 Kuwaiti Dinar is a basic salary of +/- 30 100 South-African Rand, 1500 GBP, 1740 EUR, 5500 TND, 3000 000 LBP, 1400 JOD, 145 000 INR. 

 

Global Medical Recruiting (GMR) is a "Registered Recruitment Partner" with the employer in Kuwait.

Note - GMR does not charge you (the applicant) any recruitment fees as we are paid by the Medical Group for our placement services. 



Package

Open Ended Single Contract includes: 

Basic Salary:  Offered according to experience, starting FROM 600 KD per month upward.Salary paid in KD. 

600 Kuwaiti Dinar is a basic salary of +/- 30 100 South-African Rand, 1500 GBP, 1740 EUR, 5500 TND, 3000 000 LBP, 1400 JOD, 145 000 INR. 

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Accomodation

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Incentives:

Life Insurance / Flight Tickets / Annual leave /Public Holidays etc.

 

The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.

 


**PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BEFORE APPLYING** View Minimum Requirements
Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION :

4 Year Diploma in Nursing or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (only full time studies Degree's and Diplomas)

Prefer: with Post Basic/Graduate Certificate/Diploma in OR/ Theatre 

1st Line Management Certificate/Diploma is an advantage.      

LICENSED EXPERIENCE:

7 years clinical experience, preferably with 5 years in Operating Room/Theatre.

Must have at least 3 years experience as a Head/In-charge Nurse in the OR/Theatre

and /or 2 years in a Nursing Supervisory post.

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE/REGISTRATION:

Valid Primary Nursing License/Registration to practice from the country of origin AND should be eligible to  license as a RN from Ministry Of Health- Kuwait. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Fluent in English.

OTHER SKILLS:     

Knowledge and proficiency in fundamental nursing procedures such as IV Therapy, ECG vitals, medication administration and drug calculation, proper wound management, naso-gastric tube insertion, documentation, etc. Knowledge of sterilization techniques, safety measures, good hygiene, environmental sanitation and infection control standards. Acquainted in different medical apparatus or equipment. 

Specification

JOB SUMMARY

The Head Nurse- ER consults with the Nursing Director concerning administrative, professional and clinical issues, and assumes operational responsibility of the OPD, NMC and GUST. Manages and coordinates the unit; directs and supervises functions and activities; interprets policies, procedures, standards and regulations as appropriate.  Performs duties in any nursing capacity as needed.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintains established departmental policies & procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Takes corrective action in the event of violations.

Prepares and oversees work schedules; assigns personnel to patients based on acuteness of patient care needs and staff availability.

Evaluates work performance and make recommendations for personnel actions.

Directs maintenance of departmental facilities, equipment, supplies and materials to promote efficiency, health, comfort, and safety of patients and staff.

Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with Hospital standards.

Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department.  Periodically reviews department’s policies and procedures, updates and amends with current information.

Ensures accurate maintenance of patients’ medical records and confidentiality of information contained therein. Maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.

Prepares quarterly report of all assigned activities.

Identifies and reports to the Nursing Director, areas of nursing care delivery that requires in-service education and initiates action to correct the problem.

Maintains awareness of ongoing Quality Assurance studies within the unit; assists in the implementation of corrective actions determined necessary.

Adjusts staffing to meet needs and to provide adequate coverage of unit during off shift and consults the department manager for long term staff adjustments.

Consults with Nursing Administration concerning management of assigned units and all related matters.  Initiates activities that promotes nursing and generates new avenues for increase of revenues.

Assists attending physicians and aids patients and families as needed in times of stress or crisis.

Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops 

Attends meetings as required, and actively participates on committee as directed.

 

Performs other related duties as assigned by the Nursing Director.

 

 

About the Employer

This 100- bedded Hospital is one of the first private hospitals in Kuwait and a leading provider of premium healthcare in Kuwait.

The hospital offers a full range of medical services within its luxurious premises.

More about Salmiya, Kuwait

Salmiya is located 12 kilometres southeast of Kuwait City and is one of the largest areas in Kuwait consisting of both commercial and residential areas. 

Salmiya is arguably Kuwait's flagship district being a major cultural and commercial hub. 

It is well connected to the rest of the country having a multitude of significant highways and roads passing through it en-route to the capital, Kuwait City.

Accommodation in Salmiya is mainly apartments (some low rise & higher blocks). Some of these have seaviews and some shared swimming pool and/or gym.  

Salmiya has shopping malls, markets, food shops, cafes and nice restaurants, cinemas, IMAX, aquarium etc. 


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