Advanced Nurse Clinician - Generic

Advanced Nurse Clinician - Generic

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Basic Function

Provides wide range of direct and complex nursing care for patients requiring advanced nursing skills. Functions as a preceptor and role model for new hires and other identified staff. Provides clinical assistance to nurses, practical nurses, patient care assistants and nursing interns in the execution of their responsibilities and gives clinical resource support to the charge nurse. Acts as back up charge nurse when oriented.


Working within Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH) Nursing & Clinical Services Department in Dhahran, Al Hasa, Udhailiyah, Ras Tanura, and Abqaiq.  The Advanced Nurse Clinician provides complex professional nursing care to the patient using independent nursing judgment within defined programs, protocols, policies, procedures and standing orders. Receives supervision and direction from the unit manager. Work is performed on any shift, as required, in the units of the JHAH facilities.  Work hours are assigned to meet operational needs. Hours may include on call and scheduled overtime

Principal Contacts

Ongoing with patients, their families and home caregivers for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing plan of care; with new hire and newly assigned nursing staff for orientation and integration into the nursing unit. Routinely interacts with inter-professional team, assisting with medical procedures, and reporting changes in the patient's condition and/or needs.

Occasional with other JHAH personnel and outside services.

Principal Duties


  • Acts as resource for the inter-professional team members during the assessment of complex patient/family needs.
  • Assists other colleagues in improving their knowledge and skills, giving input when needs are identified.
  • Assesses the need for suitable staff development program/s in the assigned clinical area to ensure effective patient care.


  • Serves as direct care clinical resource in developing, coordinating, and reviewing the patient’s plan of care.


  • Provides total, direct nursing care to patients requiring advanced, skilled or complex care.
  • Precepts new hires, nursing interns and mentors nursing staff with identified clinical needs.
  • Completes specific competencies and credentialing as identified by manager.
  • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocols such as Basic Life Support or Advance Life Support.
  • Monitors patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such cardiac arrest and institute appropriate interventions
  • Transcribes physician's orders and reviews nursing and medical orders for accuracy and appropriateness.
  • Assists clinicians with the more complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Performs procedures requiring advanced competency skills or training in the expanded nursing roles.

Principal Duties (cont'd)


  • Acts as resource to other staff members during the evaluation of complex patient care.
  • Evaluates the progress of new hires, nursing interns, and other identified staff and gives input to the charge nurse, unit manager, and/or nursing intern coordinator specialist.


  • Participates in the planning, implementing and evaluating patient care conferences and unit in-services.
  • Evaluates patient care supplies/equipment and gives input to the charge nurse/supervisor.
  • Serves as direct clinical resource in the development, review, revision, and implementation of nursing policies, and procedures, standards of care, and applicable medical organization policies.
  • Provides a wide range of quality professional nursing care JHAH units patients. Functions using the Nursing Process with emphasis on direct patient care and related activities and referring to the Lippincott Manual and Mosby Competencies.
  • Treats customers (guests, patients, nurses, physicians and other employees) with courtesy, respect and caring behaviors.
  • Always answers a patient’s call light/bell even if it is not an assigned patient and always takes the initiative to assist the patient.
  • Presents a positive image of JHAH through professional appearance and behavior.
  • Maintains confidentiality by choosing the appropriate persons, time and place for patient related discussions.
  • Immediately brings abnormal findings to the attention of the Charge Nurse.
  • Supports unit culture of quality and safety.
  • Assures patient comfort and dignity measures during transport, without exception.
  • Frequently checks for and reads all communication/minutes.
  • Represents/leads unit or department on committees/projects, special interest groups, and task forces.
  • Contributes to unit culture of quality and safety.
  • Demonstrates effective collaboration and team behaviors.
  • Expert in clinical specialty.


Seven years minimum clinical nursing experience following licensure/registration in the country of origin.


Five  years minimum clinical nursing experience following licensure/registration in the country of origin.

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable

  • Current licensure as a professional registered nurse.
  • Advanced training/certification in specialty required.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.  Spoken Arabic desirable.