Head nurse, psychiatry - Karachi, Pakistan - Aga Khan University

    Aga Khan University
    Aga Khan University Karachi, Pakistan

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    Aga Khan University Location:
    Karachi Introduction to the

    Aga Khan University:

    Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, autonomous, and self-governing international university with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries distributed across three continents.

    As an integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network, AKU provides higher education in several disciplines, carries out research pertinent to the countries in which it exists and has campuses, programs and/or teaching hospitals in Afghanistan, Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda, and the UK.

    As an international institution, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact, and access; and AKU is a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change.

    You will be responsible to:manage 24/7 staffing scheduling as per the hospital standards set for assuring quality and safe patient care and remain available for shift schedule as per needsexhibit excellent management in executing quality patient care and ensure that physician rounds for all patients are timely completed, patients are reviewed and monitored for the treatment modalities and patient regimens are being accurately followedregularly meet patients and their families to resolve complaints and issues relating to care and any other related concernscollaborate with all support service departments to ensure quality care and meet requirements of patientswork with multidisciplinary teams on quality projects to improve unit core processes establish and ensure that unit-based standards, goals, objectives and priorities are prepared and monitor against the standardsencourage creativity, initiative and innovativeness in nursing staffs and mentor nursing workforce for provision of good services and staff development


    You should have:
    Baccalaureate degree in Nursing (BSc N) from an accredited school, preferably a Master's degree in the same field, and a valid license from the Pakistan Nursing Councilat least four years of relevant experience, of which at least two years of experience should be at a nursing management levelcertification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Safe Medication Administration, Aseptic Techniques, I/V Cannulation, and Paediatric Advance Life Support (PALS)excellent interpersonal skills, particularly communication skillsability to work under pressure and meet stringent deadlineswillingness to work in shift duties (mornings, evenings and nights)

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