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Nurse - Columbia Asia Hospital - Doddaballapur

Doddaballapura, Karnataka, India
As per organisation standards
February 03, 2017

- Receive patients into the intensive care unit and quickly go through patients’ notes to determine medical issues.

- Assess patients to determine the intensity of disease or trauma and create nursing care plans to meet his or her specific requirements.

- Assist doctors in performing medical and diagnostic procedures.

- Monitor patients’ physical status such as vitals and cardiac activity.

- Perform emergency nursing procedures.

- Assess patients’ individual care needs and chart out care plans to meet those needs.

- Take and record vitals in regular intervals.

- Evaluate and interpret diagnostic tests.

- Respond immediately to life saving situations.

- Administer fluids and injections in accordance to treatment plans.

- Monitor and adjust specialized equipment.

- Make necessary changes in patient care plan in accordance to patient’s varying needs.

- Perform necessary physical examinations.

- Educate patients and provide emotional support.

- Take and record patients’ histories.

- Asses pain levels of patients to determine need for sedation.

- Collect specimens for laboratory tests.

- Document findings on patients’ assessments.

- Ensure that all equipment is running smoothly and handle any malfunctions.

- Provide families and patients with information on how to deal with illnesses and injuries.

- Facilitate the discharge procedure by ensuring that all information in relayed to the head nurse and the accounts departments.

- Conduct post-surgical monitoring, observe wounds on daily basis and check for infections or any other post-surgery complications.

- Set up, regulate and maintain life-saving or life-maintenance equipment such as ventilators, and record patients’ responses in an accurate manner.

- Communicate with patients and doctors regarding the post operational state and recovery of the subject.

- Assist in rehabilitation exercises, medication and dressings.

- Maintain charts of surgical patients from the time of admission till discharge and administer medication accordingly.

- Ensure compliance with the standard nursing care procedures.

- Conduct rounds and monitor all patients in the assigned area.

- Assist resident patients in daily life activities.

- Prepare and administer medication according to treatment plan.

- Communicate any observed changes effectively to the concerned doctors.

- Coordinate staff meetings and trainings.

- Initiate patient education plans to teach both patients and their families how to manage their illnesses and injuries.

- Monitor catheters, leads and tubing to ensure proper placement and functioning.

- Provide information regarding post-treatment homecare needs, including diet and nutrition and exercise programs.

- Record all nursing care information in a precise and accurate manner and by following appropriate formats and forms.

Desired Profile:-

- Should have completed Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery / Bachelor of Science - Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc – Nursing.

- Current Nursing License, in good standing with the State Licensing Board [Karnataka Nursing Council].

Desired Experience:-

- Minimum of 1 to 3 years of relevant experience.

- Compassionate personality, soft spoken and always willing to help others.

- Good listener and with a bilingual ability (Kannada, English, Hindi, Telugu)

- Knowledge of emergency hospital procedures, critical care unit infection control and hygiene policies.

Hands-on experience in caring for surgical patients.

- Proven ability to multitask and work calmly but efficiently in sensitive environment of CCU and ICU.

Key Competencies:-

- CCU/ICU standard nursing procedures

- Ventilator Care

- Basic life support

- Intravenous therapy implementation


- Preference would be given to Female Candidates and aspirants willing to relocate to Doddaballapur / Bangalore.

- Hostel Facility would be provided.

- Aspirants are requested to E-mail resume in MS word format only along with photograph and with details on current fixed salary + incentives if any and expected salary.

- Please super scribe as "Application for the post of Critical Care / ICU - Staff Nurse at Columbia Asia Facility - Doddaballapur - Bangalore " in Subject column when writing / sending / forwarding E-mail.

- You can also reach at 9886300305