Registered Nurse (Homecare Main Team)

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Nurse Manager and/or Nurse Clinician, the nurse will hold the following  job responsibilities:

  • Perform biopsychosocial and environmental assessments to identify strengths and needs of clients, families and/or caregivers.
  • Plan, develop and evaluate person-centred nursing care plans with considerations of client’s needs and preference. Communicate care plans and address the concerns of patient and family.
  • Implement and evaluate care interventions(s) e.g. wound care, medication management, continence care; ensuring at all times:
  • Practice safety and infection control precautionary measures.
  • Manage patient workload through timely planning and scheduling based on the client’s needs. Utilise workforce optimiser to actualise the planned visits.
  • Build therapeutic relationships and empower the clients, families and/or caregivers for self-management through health promotion, caregivers training and motivational techniques.
  • Coordinate with multidisciplinary team for care integration and transition.
  • Initiate emergency protocols when necessary.
  • Discuss/escalate to Supervisor and/or Care team on any problems encountered in the patient’s condition and/or in the handling of patients and/or caregivers/family members.
  • Development of discharge plans and refer patients to other service providers for transit care.
  • Supervise the work of the Enrolled Nurses in his/her zone, as well as nursing students on clinical attachment to achieve their learning objectives.
  • Perform visits during Emergency Nursing Services for normal and extended hours.
  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation of patients’ conditions and care given.
  • Collect correct fees by checking the subsidized status of patients, issue receipts and submit the collection in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Facilitate the application of healthcare financial schemes such as Senior Mobility Funds when appropriate.
  • Exercise appropriate use of resources and supplies.
  • Comply with guidelines and policies to ensure client confidentiality and personal data protection.
  • Keep abreast of new technology and nursing knowledge through reflection on practice and continuous professional development.
  • Support quality audit to maintain and improve standards of care.
  • Assist the (Senior) Nurse Manager and/or Nurse Clinician to improve, facilitate and implement changes within the home nursing work processes.
  • Assist in committee/workgroup activities as directed by (Senior) Nurse Manager and/or Nurse Clinician.

Job Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in the acute hospital setting and/or community hospital setting. 
  • Possess a Diploma in Nursing.
  • Possess good communication skills to establish therapeutic relationship that fosters optimal quality patient care.
  • Able to make clinical judgments regarding patient care with minimal guidance.

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