Associate - Nursing

Date: 30 Jun 2024

Location: Mysuru, IN

Company: Manipal Health Enterprises Private Ltd

About Us

Manipal Hospitals: Empowering Health, Enriching Lives

Welcome to Manipal Hospitals, where our commitment to exceptional healthcare goes beyond conventional boundaries. At Manipal Hospitals, our commitment to patient-centricity, ethical practices, and clinical excellence is at the core of everything we do. As a leading healthcare provider, we are dedicated to providing world-class medical care and spearheading technological advancements in the field of healthcare. 

As a pioneer in healthcare, Manipal Hospitals is among the top healthcare providers in India serving over 5 million patients annually. Today we stand as an integrated network with a pan-India footprint of 33 hospitals across 17 cities with 9,500 beds, and a talented pool of over 5,000 doctors and an employee strength of over 20,000.

Manipal Hospitals is NABH, AAHRPP accredited and most of the hospitals in its network are NABL, ER, Blood Bank accredited and recognized for Nursing Excellence. 

Join Us

We believe that our success is driven by our people, and we are always looking for talented individuals to be a part of our journey. We value diversity and inclusivity, and we are committed to creating a supportive and collaborative work environment where everyone can grow.  Together, we strive to shape the future of healthcare while fostering professional growth and development.

Discover the difference that passion, innovation, and commitment can make in healthcare. Join Manipal Hospitals – where excellence is a tradition and your contributions will ensure Life’s On for the world at large.

Job Details

No. of Openings: 1

Experience: Years of relevant experience

Job Summary

Job description

  • Demonstrates understanding of and applies the roles and responsibilities of the instrument and circulating nurse in accordance to Manipal Policies, Operating Room and other Procedural Areas - Handling of Accountable Items Standard Procedures.
  • Demonstrates competence to perform the role of instrument and circulating nurse. This includes knowledge of Manipal standards, principles of aseptic technique, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, knowledge of procedures performed and instrumentation required for each procedure, infection control principles, care, cleaning and maintenance of surgical instruments, medico-legal requirements, resource and waste management.
  • Be familiar with daily theatre list and utilize time management skills to ensure requirements of equipment and instrumentation is available in advance to reduce or eliminate delays in the flow of the list.
  • Demonstrate a systematic and planned approach to all activities to meet the needs of the patient to ensure a positive outcome.

 

This includes:

 

a) Confirming patient identification and consent in accordance with Manipal Process.

b) Being able to identify potential risks and take appropriate action to minimize risk.

c) Perform in critical events in accordance with policies for emergency situations.

d) Checking all equipment, instruments and sterile supplies are functioning and available.

e) Monitor patient transfer and positioning for surgical procedures.

f) Undertake the sterile set up immediately prior to the commencement of each procedure.

g) Perform the surgical count with the circulating nurse in accordance with Manipal standards and anticipate the needs of the surgical team.

h) Report any and all breaks in aseptic technique and initiate corrective action.

i) Demonstrate compliance with and adherence to Manipal Cleaning and Disinfecting and Sterilizing Reusable Medical and Surgical Instruments.

Job Responsibilities

Job description

  • Demonstrates understanding of and applies the roles and responsibilities of the instrument and circulating nurse in accordance to Manipal Policies, Operating Room and other Procedural Areas - Handling of Accountable Items Standard Procedures.
  • Demonstrates competence to perform the role of instrument and circulating nurse. This includes knowledge of Manipal standards, principles of aseptic technique, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, knowledge of procedures performed and instrumentation required for each procedure, infection control principles, care, cleaning and maintenance of surgical instruments, medico-legal requirements, resource and waste management.
  • Be familiar with daily theatre list and utilize time management skills to ensure requirements of equipment and instrumentation is available in advance to reduce or eliminate delays in the flow of the list.
  • Demonstrate a systematic and planned approach to all activities to meet the needs of the patient to ensure a positive outcome.

 

This includes:

 

a) Confirming patient identification and consent in accordance with Manipal Process.

b) Being able to identify potential risks and take appropriate action to minimize risk.

c) Perform in critical events in accordance with policies for emergency situations.

d) Checking all equipment, instruments and sterile supplies are functioning and available.

e) Monitor patient transfer and positioning for surgical procedures.

f) Undertake the sterile set up immediately prior to the commencement of each procedure.

g) Perform the surgical count with the circulating nurse in accordance with Manipal standards and anticipate the needs of the surgical team.

h) Report any and all breaks in aseptic technique and initiate corrective action.

i) Demonstrate compliance with and adherence to Manipal Cleaning and Disinfecting and Sterilizing Reusable Medical and Surgical Instruments.

Competencies

Lead Self : Emotional Intelligence
Lead Self : Ethics and Personal Credibility
Lead Stakeholders : Patient Centricity

Skills

Education

Bachelors in Nursing