Head Nurse – ICU

Job Purpose:

The Head Nurse is designated as being the Administrative Manager/Quality Facilitator of a designated unit/clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Management):

  • Ensures the highest standard of clinical care is maintained, utilizing a systematic approach to nursing.
  • Reviews and updates nursing policies, practices, procedures and recommends improvements.
  • Coordinates probationary period for new hire staff by allocating appropriately skilled and knowledgeable preceptors, evaluating new staff fortnightly and implementing Developmental Plans when necessary
  • Actively manages staff performance and completes objective staff Performance Appraisals both probationary and annual.
  • Actively implements Quality Assessment and Improvement Activities within the guidelines and standards of the Nursing Department.
  • Facilitates the integration of standards of patients care specific to the unit and ensures the dignity and rights of patients are respected.
  • Maintains and updates required unit/clinic documentation/records in accordance with Government/Hospital and Quality Department requirements.
  • Responsible for ordering new equipment and ensures effective utilization, maintenance, inventory and storage of equipment.
  • Initiates and maintains risk management assessment and performed improvement activities by unit
  • Develop and submits unit goals and establish unit/group norms based on input from the staff and identified needs.
  • Conducts regular monthly ward meetings which include quality improvement and educational activities.
  • Participates in short and long range planning for and development of the patient care unit.
  • Prepare monthly and semi-annual accountability reports and submits to the Supervisor.
  • Maintains updated staff personal information and licensure.


  • Graduate from accredited School of Nursing and Licensure/ Registration as registered Nurse.
  • Bachelor Degree / Diploma in Nursing and Board passer.
  • Training Programs and Seminars should be knowledgeable for Medical Programs.
  • Training Certificates and Seminars should be accredited by Hospital or Association.
  • BLS/ACLS, MOH and Saudi Council current, valid and up-dated.
  • Eight (8) years working experience in a hospital environment.
  • Excellent English and good in Arabic.
  • Neat, organized and systematic.
  • An ability to work individually and as part of a team.

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