What is Staff Nurse Job Description duties Responsibilities

What is Staff Nurse Job Description duties Responsibilities

Staff Nurse Definition

Staffnurse is who are completed Grade A Nursing course and

registered with State Nursing Council

Staff Nurses are working in the Health care industry, Medical Institute,

Hospital or Clinic,

Staff Nurses can Take care of sick or injured person treat minor

elements giving Nursing Care

Staff Nurse Job Description

Staffnurse Post holder willing to work as part

of Health Care team member, Staffnurse job description according to

the Medical and Health unit in which nurse is working to specific to

therapy and ward,

To provide Basic care for the who is injured and Mental

Illness person to promote their health,

To provide a safe Environment, Effective and efficient

care of patients

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Duties and Responsibilities of Staff Nurse,

1. Nurses responsibilities start with Outpatient care, Admission and

discharge,

Take the history of patients Present and past history, complaints of 

2. Using of Principle of Nursing includes

Observe Patient condition by Nursing Assessment, Goal, Planning,

Implementation, Evaluation, assessment, planning, implementation,

and evaluation

3. Administration of Injections, Medicines, Provide comfort measures,

4. Assisting in Diagnostic procedures,

5. Maintains Aspectic Techniques to prevent cross-infection,

6. Maintains body mechanics during Nursing care,

7. Take over from previous duty Nurse, Handing over to reliever nurse, 

8. Check for Inventory, Supplies, and Drugs,

9. Follow the Physician rounds, carry out prescribed treatment,

10. Maintain records and reports,

12. Indent drugs and Surgical items

12. Indent drugs and Surgical items,

13. Prepare and Maintain Emergency unit,

14. Maintain and check the working order of all emergency equipment

in Ward,

15. Keep Emergency Drug Tray inward,

16. Follow the organization’s rules and regulations,

during admission and transferring, Discharge, Refer.

17. Give emotional support to the individual and family,

18. Give CPR in emergency condition and whenever required,

19. Supervise unit cleaning,

20. Diet Distribution,

Nursing responsibility in Emergency department and Casualty,

1. Keep ready to admit the patient in an emergency condition,

2. Maintain all Emergency drugs tray and Crash Cart,

3. check for Equipment and Machinery working condition to meet any emergency,

4. Observe Patient Level of Consciousness and condition oat arrival time record and report,

5. Check Vital Signs – Blood Pressure, Pulse Rate, Respiratory Rate,

6. Connect multi-parameter for continuous observation of SPO2, ECG, Pulse Rate, BP,

7. Give emergency treatment as prescribed by the Doctor,

8. Give psychological support to individual and family members,

9. Nursing Responsibilities in Medical Ward,

10. Always ready for receiving a patient from the emergency ward or other ward,

11. Collect Patient history about present illness and complaints record it inform to Physician,

Send for Blood and other samples with a label to the laboratory as prescribed,

12. Tray Preparation for non Invasive medical procedures

i.g Flebotomy Tray, Ryles Tube, Abdominal Paracentesis, ICD Tray, Central Venous Line Insertion, Foleys Catheterization,

Nursing Responsibilities in Surgical Ward,

Surgical ward Staffnurses can give care for Pre Operative Phase, Postoperative care,

Preoperative Nursing Responsibilities,

1. Admission of patients for Surgical procedures,

2. History Collection about Diagnosis, Past Surgical History, Medical

History, present complaints,

3. Send for Preoperative Diagnostic Test as prescribed and

Pre Anaesthetic Checkups,

4. Prepare all Documents and records, Take Written Consent for

Surgical procedures and Anesthesia Procedures,

5. Part and Skin Preparation, Surgical Site Marking,

6. Give pre medications as ordered by the Doctor,

7. Check for all necessary diagnostic procedure test and results,

8. Send for Operation theater,

Post Operative Nursing Responsibilities includes,

1. Ready for receiving a patient from operating room trolly to Bed,

2. Preparing Post Operative Bed,

3. Patient position according to surgical procedures,

4. Check Vitals and record,

5. Assess for Surgical Site Any Haemmarahage,

6. Assess for Level of Anaesthesia and Pain Score,

7. Maintain patency of Drains and Tubesattache to container and Color of Discharge and Quantity record it,

8. Administer IV Fluids and Medications as ordered,

9. Encourage Post Operative Breathing and Coughing Exercises,

10. Monitor and Record Input and Output Chart,

11. Meet Clients Nutritional Need and Elimination Needs,

12. Identify Early Sign of Postoperative Complications and Report Immediately,

13. Assist in Early Ambulation,

Nursing Responsibilities of Operation Theater Staff Nurse,

1. Preparation of operation theater,

2. Cleaning and Carbolization of Theater Walls, Furniture, Equipment,

3. Check all Equipment and Anaesthesia Station in Working condition,

4. Maintain Emergency Drug tray, all necessary drugs,

5. Keep Anaesthesia Drugs Safe and Secure,

6. Receive patient greet and Talk to patient to reduce

7. Check patient Documents at receiving time,

8. Identify a patient with Name and Diagnosis, Consent forms, Diagnostic Evaluation,

Blood Test report for Haemoglobin and Blood Group and Typing,

9. Check for Vital BOP, Pulse, respiration,

10. Administer Pre Medications as prescribed,

11. Mark Surgical Site,

Responsibilities of Circulatory Nurse,

1. Check for all individual wearing personnel protective equipment and maintaining surgical Aspesis techniques,

2. Prepare patient for surgery,

3. Keep all medications, Surgical Supplies available,

4. Assist scrub nurse, Surgeon, in wearing gowns,

5. Label all specimens and send it Laboratory,

6. Prepare Surgical Dressing material,

7. Keep ready trolly for Patient Shift toward

8. Record the Date and time, site and part of surgery details,

9. Hand over the patient to recover room staff nurse,

Nursing Responsibilities of Scrub Nurse,

1. Prepare Surgical Instruments in mayo tray for Surgery,

2. Scrub the hand assist for the surgeon,

3. Maintain Strict surgical sterile techniques before surgery to applying the surgical dressing,

4. Before Surgery and After surgery check for the instrument, gauze, swab count,

5. Remove instrument trolleys, send for cleaning, dry it and pack for next surgery, send for CSSD – Central Sterile supply department,

Nursing Responsibilities of CSSD Staff Nurse,

1. Maintain and cleaning of equipment,

2. Supervise carbonization and fumigation process,

3. Take over and Handing over of surgical instrument, Towel, Surgeon Gown packs,

4. Prepare Trays and Label, Keep ready for sterilization,

5. Sterile packs trays keep in closed Area,

6. Maintain autoclave register, records,

Nursing Responsibilities of Scrub Nurse,

1. Prepare Surgical Instruments in mayo tray for Surgery,

2. Scrub the hand assist for the surgeon,

3. Maintain Strict surgical sterile techniques before surgery to applying the surgical dressing,

4. Before Surgery and After surgery check for the instrument, gauze, swab count,

5. Remove instrument trolleys, send for cleaning, dry it and pack for next surgery, send for CSSD – Central Sterile supply department,

Nursing Responsibilities of CSSD Staff Nurse,

1. Maintain and cleaning of equipment,

2. Supervise carbonization and fumigation process,

3. Take over and Handing over of surgical instrument, Towel, Surgeon Gown packs,

4. Prepare Trays and Label, Keep ready for sterilization,

5. Sterile packs trays keep in closed Area,

6. Maintain autoclave register, records,

Nursing Responsibilities in Labour Room Staff Nurse,

1. Prepare Labour room for Normal Delivery,

2. Identify and categorize high-risk mothers,

3. History collection about the menstrual cycle, Past Obstrectical History,

4. Check mother vitals and Fetal heart,

5. Assess the intrauterine baby position by palpating and

auscultating,

6. Monitor progress of Labour,

7. Conduct normal delivery of baby, Placenta,

8. Assess the Newborn baby condition immediate after baby

    delivered,

9. Check for postpartum bleeding color and quantity,

10. Check the baby male or female tag identification band,

11. Take baby footprint and mother thumbprint,

12. Give nursing care to mother,

13. Transfer baby to mother make bonding mother and child,

13. Initiate early breastfeeding, Encourage rooming-in

14. Record deliver events,

Nursing Responsibilities of NICU Staff Nurse,

1. Admission of Newborn in Neonatal Care unit,

2. Identify the Congenital malformation,

3. Provide essential newborn care, Eyecare, umbilical cord care,
Warmth care, Baby Bath,

4.Check Weight, Length, Observe Reflexes, chest circumference, Head circumferences,

5. Encourage early breastfeeding within 30 minutes,

6. Give medications as prescribed by Paediatrician,

7. Monitor health status of Newborn,

8. Maintaining of recording and reporting

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