Staff Nurse (HomeCare) (Office Hours) ( Job No : JOB-2021-02925 )

Employer:
Metta Welfare Association
Sector:
  • Eldercare
Centre:
Metta HomeCare

Metta HomeCare provides a holistic approach to managing patients with chronic illnesses and organ failure. Our goal is to render early intervention and medical assistance with an individualised care plan to reduce the frequency of re-admission into the hospital. This allows our elderly to age in the comfort of their homes, regardless of race and religion.

Metta HomeCare is committed to render free services to care recipients whose National Means Test is 60% and above to defray their expenses of aging in place.

Metta HomeCare encompasses 2 key services – Metta Home Medical and Metta Home Nursing.
Home Nursing visits are done by our trained nurses, registered with Singapore Nursing Board, to provide basic wound care, change of nasogastric tube, change of urinary catheters, medication packing, and regular nursing assessment.

Home Medical visits are done by doctors, registered with Singapore Medical Council, once a month or as and when necessary depending on their medical needs, in the comfort of their home.

About The Role

1. To perform home visits to chronic ill patients who are being referred.
2. To perform nursing assessment on the patient.
3. To coordinate with doctor for medical assessment and follow up visits to patient.
4. To monitor current medication and compliance as prescribed by the doctor.
5. To perform nursing procedures such as wound dressing, insertion of urine catheter, insertion of nasogastric tube and care of tubings as required.
6. To have proper documentation of the cases seen.
7. To update the home visits record in the IT system.
8. To upkeep the confidentiality of the patients seen and adhere compliance with PDPA.
9. To initiate nursing care plan and implement new measures of management.
10. To educate caregivers or families on basic nursing procedures to ensure continuation of care at home.
11. To coordinate with referring healthcare institution on care management.
12. To identify patients and families in need of financial assistance and refer to the Medical Social Worker.
13. To identify patients and families in need of psychological support or counseling and refer to the Medical Social Worker.
14. To participate in Metta Fund raising activities when the need arises.


Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Minimum 1-2 years of related experience

Core Competencies:

• Ability to work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary team.
• Hardworking, meticulous and responsible.
• Service oriented with good interpretations skills

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Minimum Diploma or degree in Nursing or equivalent.
• Registered with Singapore Nursing board


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Closed
Job Details
Location:
East
Area of Specialisation:

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Nurse or Nurse Aide
Min Educational Qualification:
Polytechnic Diploma
Posting Date:

18 Aug 2021

Closing Date:

31 Oct 2021

Salary Range
SGD   2200.00 - 4200.00
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