Singapore Red Cross Society
Singapore Red Cross Society
The Singapore Red Cross Society is part of a world-wide, non-political, non-religious movement that commits its work on the fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. As an independent humanitarian organisation, we raise our own funds in serving humanity and in furthering the work of the Red Cross locally and internationally. We are dedicated to protecting human life and dignity, relieving human suffering and responding to emergencies. We are looking for exceptional individuals who share our vision of Serving Humanity and Saving Lives.
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Staff Nurse

  Company :     Working Hours :  

7am to 3pm , 1pm to 9pm

  Job Type :  

Full Time

  Salary :  

$2,800 - $3,200 / monthly



Job Description

​JOB PURPOSE

Provide assessment, care planning, managing clinical emergencies, safe medication administration, infection control, integrative care and supervising nursing aides and health care aide in accordance to the established policies and procedures.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Patient Care

  • Provide nursing care and ensure quality service is rendered to the residents at all times;
  • Develop, evaluate and modify care plans for residents;
  • Assess the physical, emotional and psychological well-being of residents through observation and analysis of physical health indicators to evaluate care plan and identify modifications which may be required;
  • Conduct frequent rounds with staff to check on residents’ health and medical conditions;
  • Supervise and guide the staff assigned to the home to ensure that proper caregiving, nursing and administrative procedures are maintained;
  • Supervise the medical assistance rendered to patients are in lieu with training and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP);
  • Administer first aid and emergency health measures such as CPR;
  • Perform dressing of wounds and lesions;
  • Practice sterile techniques and other infection control procedures to minimize the transmission of infection;
  • Monitor and participate in the personal care of residents/ clients, as required; for example, hygiene, feeding, positioning, transferring, ambulation, toileting; Use electric/ hydraulic/ manual equipment and lifting devices when required;
  • Ensure that food prepared meet the dietary requirement of the residents;
  • To be on call in the event of emergency in the Red Cross Home for the Disabled.

Social Welfare Assistance

Medical Services

Stakeholder Management

Administration

Safe Work Practice

Other Duties

  • Assist in events held at the Red Cross Home for the Disabled;
  • Promote Red Cross Home for the Disabled to ensure optimal usage of resources;
  • Encourage strong volunteer involvement among individuals, groups and companies;
  • Any other duties assigned by Reporting Officer.

*Please note that there's no night shift at our nursing home but we do have morning and afternoon shifts.

Morning Shift - 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Afternoon Shift - 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm


​JOB SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

  • Possess a recognised university degree / Certificate or Diploma in Nursing;
  • State Registered Nurse.

Experience

  • 5 - 10 years of relevant working experience in a hospital or health care environment;
  • Experience in working with the disabled or the elderly preferred.
  • Additional skills and knowledge
  • Ability to perform holistic assessments / reassessments for residents regardless of complexity to establish a comprehensive plan for care;
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work activity and provide work direction to staff members in order to complete assignments;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Knowledge to monitor staff performance and the environment ensuring a safe workplace for staff; provides re-instruction where needed;
  • Basic computer skills.

Desired Behaviour

  • Able to act as a coordinator of care for complex residents, sharing nursing expertise and demonstrating leadership while working in collaboration with other care providers;
  • Able to work independently, but is also a good team player;
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and innovative;
  • Demonstrates initiative, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to people at all levels;
  • Enjoy working with volunteers.


 Location: 8 Lengkok Bahru, Singapore 159052.  How to get there?

 Location: 8 Lengkok Bahru, Singapore 159052.




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