OT Scrub Nurse | Mon to Sat (5.5 days) | Office Hour

  • Clinic
  • Anywhere

Job Summary:

  • Provide perioperative nursing care
  • Assist surgeon during operation
  • Monitor and assess patient during surgical procedures
  • Coordinate and collaborate with multi-disciplinary caregivers in providing safe efficient patient care

Roles & Responsibilities

Patient Care Management

  • Perform check and prepare operating room readily for procedure.
  • Respect and protect patients’ right and confidentiality.
  • Assess patient pre operatively and complete patient safety check prior to procedure.
  • Check and ensure full preparation of set, suture, supplementary possible use of supplies prior to surgery.
  • Assist patient’s positioning for procedure.
  • Assist in IR procedure room
  • Assist surgeon and anticipate surgeon needs during surgeries.
  • Assist in anesthesia, recovery, circulating duties and any other duties within the team.
  • Coordinate with surgeon or anesthetist to ensure smooth running of surgery list.
  • Collect and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis where necessary.
  • Provide guidance for new or junior staff to ensure quality-nursing care is rendered.
  • Implement and maintain the principles of sterility and asepsis for all procedures and techniques.
  • Comply with established guidelines of infection control practices.
  • Recognize and intervene in emergency situation involving patient care or other team members.
  • Document accurately and legibly in relevant patient care records and in billing of consumables and implants
  • Assist and maintain safe custody of Controlled Drugs
  • Collaborate with Nursing Manager /Team(s) to:
  • Assess staff clinical competency
  • Enforce peri-operative clinical nursing standards
  • Enforce infection control practices

Patient Education

  • Maintain effective communication and interpersonal relations with the patients and caregivers

Professional Development

  • Participate in continuing nursing education to maintain clinical knowledge and competence
  • Develop junior staff through mentoring and preceptoring activities
  • Provide constructive feedback to the Supervisor regarding staff clinical performances
  • Implement and conduct in-service education and unit-based orientation for the OT nurses
  • Serve as liaison, and resource person for the perioperative nurses
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by Supervisors

Resource Management

  • Demonstrate proper use, care and maintenance of endoscopes, instruments, equipment and supplies
  • Demonstrate proper and economical usage of sterile supplies and consumables
  • Assist in inventories and equipment maintenance
  • Ensure adequate daily supplies of consumables
  • Assist with optimal OT room utilization

Risk and Quality Management

  • Provide professional care through evidence-based approach
  • Report unusual and unsafe practices or events
  • Monitor and ensure compliance of infection control practices
  • Prescribe and implement fall prevention measures
  • Serve as a role model
  • Identify opportunities for process/ clinical improvement

Job Requirement:

  • Min. 2 years of relevant experience as a staff nurse in clinical setting
  • Minimum Advanced Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered with the Singapore Nursing Board
  • BCLS & AED Certified
  • Experience in Interventional Procedure
  • Mon to Sat, 5.5 Days
  • 8.30am to 5.30pm & 8.30am to 12.30pm

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