Friday, 17 January 2014

Health Care Assistants Needed for American Hospital Dubai

Job Title: Health Care Assistants
Job Location: Dubai
Company/Employer: American Hospital Dubai
Job Type: Full Time
About Us
The American Hospital Dubai is an acute care, general medical/surgical hospital whose mission is to provide high quality American standard healthcare that meets the needs and exceeds the expectations of the people of Dubai, the UAE and the surrounding Gulf States.

The American Hospital Dubai was therefore planned, designed, built and equipped to meet American standards of healthcare. We operate to these standards, every day, in everything we do.

• Female or Male / Nursing/Midwifery graduate (license not required)
• At least 2 years hospital based experience as HCA or Nursing Aid desired
• Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing - duration of study is not less than three academic years from Western Accredited Institution
• Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Midwifery – duration of study is not less than 3 academic years from Non-Western Accredited Institution
• At least three (3) years of recent post-graduate med/surg nursing experience.
• Current home country license to practice nursing
• BCLS certification
• Private hospital experience desirable
• Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
• Basic computer literacy
• Exposure to / experience of customer service principles
Credentialing Requirements of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) for Registered Nurses:
• Degree certificate copies (copy of original certificate(s)& translated copy)
• Experience letters from all previous employers.
• Medical / Nursing license copy (front and back)
• Degree Mark sheet / Transcripts for all 3.5 years / 4 years
• Copy of the backside on the degree certificate ( for applicants having Afghanistan, Egyptian & Pakistani degrees/certificates)
• Certificate of Authenticity and Verification (CAV) for applicants who have studied in Philippines
• Name change certificate, if applicable (Marriage certificate, affidavit, any legal document, etc.)

Job Duties:
• Helping patients to wash, shower or dress
• Serving food or helping people eat
• Making and changing beds
• Turning patients who are confined to bed to avoid pressure sores
• Talking to patients to help them feel less anxious
• Helping patients to move around if they find it difficult
• Giving out and collecting bedpans, and helping patients to the toilet
• Making sure the ward or patients’ homes are tidy
• Keeping supplies and equipment in order
• Taking and recording observations such as temperature, pulse and breathing.

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package which includes generous leave time, free hospital accommodation, medical insurance, airline tickets, and end of service payment.

Deadline: 31/01/2013

How to Apply:
Send your CV to Nursing Recruitment Specialist at:
Email: and mention the position and specialty you are applying for in the subject.

Note: Due to the volume of response, please be advised that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.