Program Nurse - UAE

Ops/Imp Greater MENA · Dubai, UAE
Department Ops/Imp Greater MENA
Employment Type FTE (Sun-Thurs)
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Home Health Nurse provides comprehensive nursing care in the community setting that assists patients to achieve optimum health and quality of life in situations of chronic disease.  The Home Care Nurse is responsible for the provision and management of effective nursing care to individuals and/or families in the community or in-Patient Support Programs. The Home Care Nurse works in adherence with the Policies and Procedures set by Axios International and works in accordance with established standards of nursing practices according to local and international rules and regulations. 

 

Service Responsibilities

Based on the agreed upon services and workflow, the Home Health Nurse provides skilled nursing services in accordance with the orders of a physician and under a plan of care. Duties include but not limited to:

  • Telephonic follow up consultation
  • Monitoring of vital signs during home care; blood pressure, heart rate, temperature and oximeter statistics
  • Monitoring of blood glucose levels, and providing teaching and support for patient and family
  • Administrating medications and instruction on Medication such as Injections, IV’s, inhalation, oral, infusions and rectal
  • Pain Management Medication monitoring and support for patients with acute or chronic health conditions
  • Education and counselling, consistent with the type/nature of treatment and/or care management need
  • Wound assessment and dressing changes
  • Providing general nursing care
  • Knowledge about Advanced Foot Care will be added value but not a must
  • Monitoring pain control
  • Cardiac Assessments
  • Supervision/health teaching and support for family and caregivers on regular basis
  • Ability to assess mental status
  • Reporting Adverse Events and follow the country rules and regulation regarding AE reporting procedure, and reporting any concerns /changes in patient health to the program and/or treating physician Familiarity with nursing equipment (like ECG machine, spirometry and monitors) and ability to provide nursing assessments to patients

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Reflecting and interpreting the Axios Vision, Mission and Core Values in his/her own work with enthusiasm and commitment
  • Acting in accordance with relevant legislation and company Policies, Standards and Procedures
  • Developing and maintaining respectful, cooperative working relationships to contribute to the integrated, seamless delivery of services to patients, families and to our clients
  • Understanding his/her role and responsibility in maintaining a safe workplace and reducing workplace injuries
  • Effectively assisting the Program Managers in managing the Patient Support Program(s) by liaising with hospitals, distributors, pharmacies, and patients
  • Working closely with the Axios UAE staff to implement the required service(s) for the enrolled patients in the program(s)
  • Carrying out home visits for patient care as required
  • Preparing timely monitoring reports (monthly) with patient numbers and logistics as well as quality assurance reports (quarterly) for internal review. This includes monitoring and tracking patient files in collaboration with Axios UEA staff in “real time” as patients proceed through the program
  • Maintaining and updating electronic program files, including patient and quality assurance data
  • Conducting administrative duties for the office
  • Manage part time Nurses

Relationships

  • Work closely with Program Managers in UAE and other team members in the Axios group

Competencies

  • Application of job Knowledge, Concern for Order and Quality, Adaptability and flexibility, Dependability, Teamwork

Educational Background and Experience

  • A BS Degree in Nursing is required with at least 2 years working experience in a healthcare setting
  • Must be a licensed nurse with evidence from the Ministry of Public Health and be enrolled in the syndicate of nurses in UAE.
  • Excellent command of English with a demonstrated clinical nursing knowledge and experience in providing direct patient care

Job Circumstances

  • The position will be based in UAE
  • Frequent travel within UAE will be require
  • Flexibility in working hours is essential
  • Must be certified in CPR and/or First Aid course certificate
  • He/she must provide a recommendation letter.

Benefits:

  • Paid Training Hours
  • Free Visa Processing
  • Free Emirates ID
  • Free Uniforms
  • Free Health Insurance
  • Free Transportation
  • Free DHA/DOH/MOHAP Processing
  • Free Malpractice Insurance
  • 30 Calendar Days Annual Leave
  • Annual Bonus based on performance

 

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  • Location
    Dubai, UAE
  • Department
    Ops/Imp Greater MENA
  • Employment Type
    FTE (Sun-Thurs)
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced