Job title: Nurse Anesthesia
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Healthcare / Medical / Hospital
Salary type: Monthly
Salary: negotiable
Job published: 2022-09-23
Job ID: 34407
Contact name: Fion Karis Woon
Phone number: +6563818280
Contact email: fion.woon@tbs.com.sg

Job Description

Job Description

  • Admission of new patients to OR
  • Ensure nursing care and able to relate with patient and relatives
  • Manage patient files and records
  • Prepare and perform all surgical procedures in a sterile manner, observing all principles of asepsis and sterility
  • Prepare and maintain all surgical instruments in an organized and logical manner
  • Conduct a full count of instruments and accessories before the start of an operation, after the closure of any major cavity and the end of the operation
  • Handle all sharps and contaminated waste in a safe and effective manner
  • Assist with cleaning and transferring of patient to the recovery area
  • Prepare and perform all surgical procedures in an appropriate manner, while observing all principles of asepsis and sterility
  • Assist with surgical scrub as required
  • Prepare the operating room and all equipment for each operation and ensure the functioning of such equipment
  • Dispose of all sharps and contaminated waste in a safe and effective manner
  • Assist with the cleaning and transferring of patient to the recovery area
  • Register and record all instruments and sets received
  • Report any anomalies in sets received (e.g. incomplete, broken instruments)
  • Ensure that both operating rooms and equipment are maintained in a permanent state of readiness
  • Examining patients' histories for allergies or illnesses that would affect anesthesia
  • Evaluating and preparing patients, providing education about surgery and recovery, and discussing the side effects of anesthesia with them
  • Determining the amount and type of anesthesia needed for the patient and the best way to administer it.
  • Preparing and administering the proper dose of anesthesia
  • Monitoring patients' vital signs and their dose of anesthesia during medical procedures
  • Overseeing patients' safety during anesthesia recovery
  • Evaluating patients' progress before, during, and after medical procedures
  • Performing some administrative duties, such as ordering anesthesia, training new staff and overseeing department finances

Requirements

  • Possess Diploma/Degree in Nursing from a recognised institution as approved by Singapore Nursing Board
  • SNB registered Nurse
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in healthcare operating theatre settings
  • Able to thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Proactive and supportive in carrying out new initiatives
  • Able to commit to staggered shift hours; working Mon - Fri 7am - 7pm and alternate Saturday 8:30am - 1pm

Interested applicants please send your resume to recruit1@tbs.com.sg. We thank you for your application but only shortlisted candidates will be notified