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Casual Admin

Date Posted
8th September 2017
Reference
VAC-26830
Sector
Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Bahamas
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Responsible for preparing patience for tests, examinations and/or treatment. In conjunction with other nursing personnel provides 24-hour on-call duty on the AUTEC Project

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Operates Electrocardiogram, Radiology, Audiology, Laboratory, Vision, Instrument Sterilization and Respiratory equipment.
  • Manages supplies and medications providing for stocking, issuing, disposal, inventory controls, and related reporting requirements 
  • Participates in provision of required reports
  • Performs assessment and treatment of patients
  • Provides medical care and stabilizes trauma and cardiac patients
  • Administers and dispenses medication including intravenous infusions and executes Medical Evacuation procedures including, but not limited to dispersing information to appropriate recipients
  • Participates in Chain of Custody Drug screening
  • Acts as custodian of controlled substance inventory
  • Supervised by and Reports directly to the Project Physician
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Nursing or 2 year Registered Nurse degree
  • Registered Nurse Certification in the United States of America.
  • If four year RN degree then, 3 years related experience working in Emergency Department Nursing environment that requires a high level of autonomy.
  • If a two year RN degree then, 10 years of nursing experience with at least three of those years working in an Emergency Department Nursing environment that requires a high level of autonomy
  • Certificates required in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, Advanced Life Support, Pediatric Life Support, and Hearing Conservation Training Certificate (within six months of employment).
  • Valid Drivers License and passport will be required.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain the required government security clearance.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel  Frequently lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds to assist with moving and positioning patients. 
  • Steady hand movement for frequent handling of specimens.
  • May walk or stand for extended periods of time for patient care
  • Occasional exposure to weather conditions in response to medical calls or emergencies outside the AUTEC Dispensary.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities.
  • This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance;   US Citizenship is required.  
  • Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.    

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