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Outdoor Nurse Practitioner, Outward Bound Singapore

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Job no.: 561582
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories: Healthcare, Occupational Safety and Health

Outdoor Nurse Practitioner, Outward Bound Singapore

 

About National Youth Council (NYC) - Creating Opportunities for All Youth to Be Heard, Be Empowered, Be the Change

At NYC, as the national agency for youth matters, we believe in a world where young people are respected and heard, able to take action on issues that matter and make a positive difference around them. Together with our partners, we develop future-ready youth and deepen their commitment to Singapore by imbuing in them a heart for service, resilience and an enterprising spirit. Find out more at www.nyc.gov.sg.

 

About Outward Bound Singapore

Outward Bound Singapore (OBS), a division of NYC, is part of a worldwide adventure-based training network in more than 30 countries.  We are a leader in outdoor education and have developed more than 500,000 youths over the past 50 years through outdoor programmes.  We do not merely impart outdoor skills and knowledge; we seek to inspire individuals and transform communities.  Utilising adventure education as a pedagogy, our programmes aim to inspire youths to start a journey of self-discovery, and build confidence and resilience.  Our staff have an affinity for the outdoors and passion for developing people.  

 

The Medical Services and Training Unit (MST) act as a patient’s advocate, supporting and representing a patient’s best interests to ensure they receive the best and most appropriate health care. To achieve this outcome, MST collaborates closely with OBS units and stakeholders to put in place strategically sound SOPs, best practices and ensure efficient processes for the medical centre and operations. Undergirding the above is MST’s nursing staff orientation, medical training and continuing education programmes to maintain a high level of competency for OBS staff. MST will also participate in the implementation and development of a wide range of learning and developmental resources, including the development of e-Learning modules.   

 

We are seeking an Outdoor Nurse Practitioner to join the NYC/OBS family. As an Outdoor Nurse Practitioner, you will be part of the Medical Services & Training department to ensure the efficient operations of the OBS Medical Centre by providing timely and effective first-line medical care to participants and staff. You will perform pre-enrolment screening of participants, conduct and coordinate medical training for staff, collate medical statistics, develop and review SOPs, and manage medical logistics. You may also be required to perform 24 hours night shift and perform standby activation role during and after office hours.

 

You will gain experience and hone your skills in these areas:

  • Effectively applying specialised nursing skills and knowledge, and demonstrate proper techniques and skills in performing nursing duties
  • Accurately observing and recording symptoms, behaviors and reactions to treatments to make a nursing diagnosis
  • Analyzing emergency situations and taking prompt actions
  • Screening of participants to ensure that they meet the minimum requirements of the programmes/courses
  • Conducting medical training for new instructors to ensure correct application of procedures
  • Conducting First Aid briefing for course participants

 

Requirements:

  • A Singapore Registered Nurse with Singapore Nursing Board;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in trauma management will be advantageous;
  • Having a Certificate in Advance Wilderness First Aid will be advantageous;
  • Good writing, communication, and creative & critical thinking skills;
  • Possess a macro perspective of issues and an eye for details;
  • Able to adapt well and thrive in a dynamic environment;
  • A team player who is effective, resourceful, and takes the initiative in work.

 

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