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Nurse Surgery

Location:
Sharjah, Sharjah Emirate, United Arab Emirates
Posted:
March 15, 2020

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AFRAH AWAD ABBAS

Sharjah

United Arab Emirates

Mobile No.: 050 – 8863308

E-mail: adca8n@r.postjobfree.com

PERSONAL DETAILS:

NAME : AFRAH AWAD ABBAS

NATIONALITY : SUDANESE

MARITAL STATUS : MARRIED

CONTACT NO. : 050 – 8863308

PASSPORT NO. : P01923107

VISA STATUS : RESIDENCE

OBJECTIVE

An 18 years of experience as a charge nurse in operation theatre, providing broad experience as a perioperative nurse, highly skilled to manage administrative and clinical daily operations, able to communicate effectively with multidisciplinary team, offering an excellence in perioperative patient care and to work in an environment that motivates excellence, passion for work and loyalty towards the organization. EDUCATION AND TRAINING

• Bachelor of science in Nursing.

• Basic and Advanced Leadership course.

• CPHQ (certified professional health care quality).

• AO Trauma Basic and Advanced Course.

• Orthopedic Course (Ortho pilot and Total knee Replacement).

• Bariatric Course.

• Computer course.

LICENSE

• MOH License

• DHA License

• BLS

• ACLS

• PALS

PERSONAL SKILLS:

• Organized

• Multitask

• Management / administrative skills.

• Attention to details.

• Motivate and lead nursing staff.

• Positive attitude.

• Effective and professional communication.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

• Effective leader.

• Enthusiastic mentor / preceptor for new nurses.

• Proactive communicator.

• Hospital policy and procedure as an author.

• Ability to maintain composure in stressful and difficult times.

• Well versed in theatre scheduling, staffing, performance evaluation and educational training.

• Deal with sales and company representative.

• Manage the stock and store items.

• Well versed in quality statistics, audits and dashboard.

• Hold departmental / surgical committee meeting.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

• JCIA accreditation process.

• JCI – ASC chapter leader.

• Performance improvement project - Cost containment.

• Optimization of Operation Theatre efficiency and utilization Project.

• ERAS project.

• Operation Theatre Renovation - Contingency Plan.

• Operation Theatre Commissioning Team.

• Hospital quality project, FOUS-PDCA:

- Under reporting of NSSI

- Ineffective administration of on time antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent SSI. WORK HISTORY:

• Charge Nurse – Adam Vital Hospital, Operation Theatre – Dubai. From May,2019 till Present.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Preparation of policies and procedure.

- Preparation of nursing competencies.

- Setting up instrumentations set.

- Preparation of JCIA.

- Store and stock management.

• Charge Nurse - Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, Operation Theatre – Umm AL Quwain.

From February,2014 till May,2019.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Preparation of policies and procedure.

- Preparation of nursing competencies.

- Setting up instrumentations set.

- Preparation of JCIA.

- Quality improvement project.

- Performance improvement project.

- Member in product standardization committee.

- Deal with sales and company representative.

- Store and stock management.

- Staffing, Theatre scheduling.

- Responsible of the daily operation.

- Attend and hold meeting.

- Follow up investigation and incident report.

- Reports statistics, audits, dashboard.

- Coordinate with quality department.

- Report to the surgical committee.

- Manage staff performance evaluation, allocation and competencies.

- Coordinate educational program and in-service training.

• Senior Staff Nurse – Rashid Hospital Trauma Center, Operation Theatre. From October,2001 till February,2014.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Team leader, shift in-charge:

- Receive endorsement from the outgoing in charge of previous shift.

- Check machine, supplies availability with coordination of stock room staff.

- Priotorize the emergency cases.

- Acts as informer in all matters and incidents report.

- Prevent room delay.

- Ensure on time schedule of all cases to prevent over lapping in each theatre.

- Perform special duties and responsibilities as assigned or designated by superiors.

Scrub nurse:

- Prepare the setup of each case with circulating nurse.

- Assist the surgeon with gowning and gloving.

- Apply strict a septic technique in surgical field.

- Anticipate the needs and supplies of the surgeon within the surgical field.

- Coordinate with the surgeon in specimen labeling with specific examination.

- Replacement and care of implants and instruments post op. Circulating nurse:

- Prepare the setup of the case.

- Provide the scrub nurse with sterile instruments and supplies.

- Receive patient handover and check list from ward staff.

- Assist the anesthetist needs before, during and after the surgery.

- Document all activities in intra operative records.

- Prepare the patient pre-op.

- Perform initial and final count of the swabs, needles and instruments pre-op and post-op.

- Coordinate with other departments (x-ray, laboratory, blood bank, pharmacy) pre-op.

- Ensure that instruments and other equipment’s are available and functioning as needed.

- Perform final Time-out.

CASES HANDELED:

Orthopedic surgery: Total hip replacement, Total knee & shoulder replacement and General Trauma cases: Plating, Nailing and re-implantation.

Neuro-surgery: Craniotomy, clipping of aneurysm, EVD, Laminectomy.

ENT Surgery: Tracheostomy, Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Septorhinoplasty, FESS, Ethmoidectomy, Stapedectomy.

Thoracic surgery: Thoracotomy and VATS.

General surgery: All laparoscopic surgeries: Bariatric Surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, gastricband, laparoscopic appendicectomy&cholecystectomy and open surgeries: Hernia repair, Appendectomy, Excision, EUA, Hemicolectomy, Whipples, Bowel resection, ERCP.

Vascular surgery and hybrid theatre: (Endarterectomy, Aortic stenting, Creation of AV fistula and embolectomy)

Plastic surgery: Debridement, burn, liposuction, abdominoplasty, mastopexy, plepheroplasty and skin grafting.

Facio-maxillary surgery: (Bicoronal surgery, facial bone surgery, Teeth extraction and implantation).

Urology surgery: Ureteroscopic and laser surgery, Robotic surgery, intravesical Botox injection, TUR-P, TURP-BT, Penile prosthesis.

OB-GYN surgery: C-section, Tubal ligation, laparoscopic surgery, Hysterectomy, D&C, Hysteroscopy.

Ophthalmic Surgery: Cataract surgery and Lens implantation, Excisions. MACHINES HANDELED:

Ortho pilot.

Storz & smith-nephew towers.

Stryker Tower.

Neuro Drill.

Stryker Drill

Microscope.

Laparoscopic tower.

Ultracision, argon, ligasure, valley lab, versa jet machines.

Robotic machine.

GENERIC COMPETENCIES COMPLETED:

Strategic Planning1.

Teaching1 (with two evaluators).

Evaluation & Assessing1 (with two evaluators).

SEMINARS, CONFERENCES, TRAINING ATTENDED:

Orthopilot course in TKR & THR

AO Trauma (Basic and Advance course).

Infection Control Conference.

Neuro spine conference.

Urology conference.

Monthly neuro scientific meeting.

Nursing development programme.

Preceptor Ship & Mentor Ship workshop.



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