Staff Nurse (Home Care Service)

Responsibilities

  • Perform home visits and assist to educate patients/caregivers on self-care management in the community.
  • Monitor and report patients’ conditions and progress
  • Assist in the execution of discharge plans of patient care according to the assessed needs, as well as assist in the post-discharge care coordination of patients.
  • Follow up on phone reviews and home and/or agency visitations to ensure that services required in the community are in place.
  • Educate patients and family members on the patients’ health conditions and help them gain a strong understanding of the holistic care as necessary.
  • Arrange appointment with client and/or caregiver for new referral home visit.
  • Conduct and document nursing assessment as appropriate.
  • Raise individual care plan based on identified assessment needs.
  • Provide nursing services as required, e.g. change of nasogastric feeding tube, urinary catheter change, dressing change, stoma care, monitoring medication compliance and medication packing, parameters/peripheral blood glucose monitoring, etc.
  • Ensure that safety and infection control precautionary measures are practised during home visit.
  • Conduct first assessment as appropriate to identify required needs, e.g. referral for Senior Mobility Fund (SMF), Community Services or Financial Assistance.

Requirements

  • Singaporean Only
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered with Singapore Nursing Board
  • At least 3 years of practical nursing experience
  • At least 5 years of practical nursing experience for senior position
  • Experience in conducting health checks in the community
  • Awareness of current nursing and health care practices
  • Develop, implement and evaluate health education programs in schools
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skill

Interested applicant please email  your detailed resume to Career@abercare.sg  or contact us at +65 6721 9231

To apply for this job email your details to career@abercare.sg