Job summary

The State Registered Nurse delivers safe and quality patient care and is accountable for the outcomes of patients assigned under his/her care. He/she works collaboratively with the nursing staff, physicians and other members of the healthcare team to accomplish patients’ needs and achieve positive outcomes in line with the hospital/nursing vision, mission, values and objectives. In addition, he/she practices within the realm of the profession’s ethical and legal frameworks whilst adhering to the hospital’s guidelines, policies and procedures.


  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered with Malaysia Nursing Board
  • Valid Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Prefer clinical knowledge and experience

Duties & responsibilities

Provider of patient care:

  • Greets and attends to patients in a courteous, polite and professional manner
  • Perform triage; prioritizes care of the emergency patient based on their immediate needs and evidence / best practice and escalate care within appropriate time frame
  • Take a detailed patient history and current symptoms; coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Work directly with Emergency Physician; perform specific patient tasks as assigned; assisting them during examinations, diagnostic testing and treatment
  • Monitor current patients, identify issues, explore alternatives and deploy situations
  • Observe signs, symptoms and behavior of patients and communicate issues to emergency team
  • Perform specialized, lifesaving treatment such as basic life support, advance life support and trauma life support; manage basic life support needs and stabilizes the patient
  • Immediately works to stabilize the condition of patient; performs necessary treatments and procedures in order to stabilize and improve patient condition

Provide specialty care (for State Registered Nurses with Post Basic Certification):

  • Act as a resource person for the specific specialty
  • Perform advanced skills specific to the specialty
  • Privilege nurses, enabling their performance of the specialized skills
  • Develop / review relevant policies/procedures of that specialty

Privileging Program:

  • Privileging Program is for all trained staff without Post Basic
  • Complete the Privileging Program as and when assigned

Other duties

  • Delegate or performs pottering role; accompany or transport patients for their treatment/ investigation appointments to/ from relevant department where required
  • Delegate or performs dispatch role; transport/collect medications, lab specimens, documents or equipment and etc. From/ to various departments in the hospital such as Pharmacy, Laboratory, Central Store, Administrative Office and etc. where required
  • Undertake additional task/assignment as assigned by superior