Patient Education Nurse at Saint James Hospital - Health & Fitness jobs in Malta - September 2019

Patient Education Nurse at Saint James Hospital

Healthcare,
Medical
Posted date 22/08/2019 |
Closing date 21/09/2019
Full/Part time Experienced, Graduate

Saint James Hospital in Malta is looking to recruit a Patient Education Nurse to work within the Group.
 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing pre-operative clinical assessments by questionnaire;
  • Recording and documenting patient parameters;
  • Taking ECGs;
  • Giving patients information about their upcoming surgery:
  • Brief description of surgery;
  • Generic risks and complications;
  • Hospital stay information;
  • Fasting information;
  • Verbal and written preparation instructions;
  • Consent form explanation;
  • Liaising with the laboratory to obtain results in time;
  • Liaising with surgeon/anesthetist when there is a flag in a patient’s medical condition or lab results are not within the normal parameters;
  • Being able to follow NICE guidelines for pre-operative assessment.


Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A strong customer focus and an excellent telephone manner;
  • The ability to work well in a team;
  • Must be confident, outgoing and focused;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential;
  • Registration with the Malta Council of Midwives and Nurses is required;
  • Candidates interested in part-time may also apply.


The candidate needs to be registered with the Malta Council for Nurses and Midwives.


Saint James Hospital:

Saint James Hospital Group is Malta's leading Private Health Care Group with over 30 years of experience in the Medical Field. A professional workforce, medical expertise, customer satisfaction and the latest technology are our driving forces. These are backed by our core values which are: Passion for Excellence; Mutual Respect; Personal Responsibility and Teamwork.

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