Annex 2 –1st Floor (Medical-Surgical Ward)
St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) is the mostadmired tertiary hospital in the Philippines,a recognized leader in Asia and accredited byJoint Commission International since 2003. It is a 650-bed hospital and acenter of excellence
in many fields, most especially incardiovascular medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, and cancer. SLMC
brings to the Philippines the latest medicaladvances and treatment modalities.
Patients are not only limited tolocals, but extends multiculturally across Asiaand the world.
Annex 2 – 1stFloor is composed of 36 single in-bed rooms and 1 double in-bed room cateringto various medical and surgical cases of any age and sex. The unit usuallycaters to patients with cardiac, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine andrespiratory cases. Patients for major, exploratory and curative surgery arealso abundant in the unit. The unit also serves patients for executivecheck-ups, who are usually VIPs.
Detailed Job Description:
The nurse must deliver quality patient care and safety adherent to St.Luke’s Medical Center Vision, Missionand Values and the organization’s strategic objectives.
Assess nursing care needs of patients.
Measure the height and weight accurately.
Take the vital signs of the patient(inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation together with painassessment.
Hook the patient to cardiac monitor and getthe scope and other baseline.
Fill-out the Multi-Disciplinary IntegrationAdmission Database.
Monitor patients and accounts importantconditions, reactions to treatment and other.
Notify the Manager/Nurse in Charge for anyabnormalities observed.
Plan for nursing care and intervention.
Plan the nursing care by utilizing thekardex.
Recognize nursing care problems.
Synchronize the nursing care plan to themedical care.
Plan suitable nursing intervention to achievesuccessful outcome.
Elucidate to the patient and family the differentnon-invasive monitoring device used in the care.
Refer patients accordingly.
Implement each planned intervention andnursing care.
Give medication and treatments (IVT, BT,chemotherapy) as prescribed.
Properly record all care rendered.
Complete the TPR, MTR and Fluid BalanceSheets.
Get a scheduled diagnostic procedure such asMRI, CT scan, PET Scan etc needed.
Inform all medical services the schedules ofinvasive procedures like endoscopy, surgical operations and others.
Arrange all needed equipment and assists thephysician during treatment and examination of the patient.
Provide healthcare education to the patientsand family.
Evaluate the outcome of nursing careprovided.
Join the physician during his rounds.
Do periodic checks to make sure proceduresand treatment are properly done.
Make certain that stocks are complete.
Ensure equipments are functioning andsanitary.
Enthusiastically partake in organization-wideactions and taskforce assigned pertinent to the institution’s Vision, Missionand Values.
As Charge Nurse:
Answerable to his Unit Manager
Plays the duties and responsibilities of theNursing Unit Manager when the latter is not present.
Directly reports to his Unit Manager, NursingService Office Manager, and to the Associate Vice-President – Division ofNursing while performing his duties through:
Assessment of patients
Planning nursing care of all patients
Implementing Nursing Care Plan
Evaluation of Nursing Care Plan