Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited is a modern specialist medical care centre located in the heart of Abuja; Nigeria. It was founded January 2008 with the aim of providing a high standard healthcare service to patient within and outside Nigeria.The centre started off as a highly specialized orthopaedic facility, registered as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Limited.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head Nurse - General Ward I
Job Code: #N00002
Head Nurse - General Ward I, reporting to the Matron, will be involved in assessing, evaluating and setting nursing care standards and objectives for the ward
This role will be in charge of organizing and carrying out a variety of administrative duties
This individual will organize, compile and store all the notes on patients taken by their nursing team
Often, they need to provide doctors with the relevant paperwork and information on the patients currently on treatment
This individual will also be charged with the supervision of other nurses within their ward.
Maintain and provide updates for all medical records and administer all routine tests and examinations for patients.
Supervise and increase efficiency of staff, with direction from the Ward Manager.
Manage all patients in units in General Ward I, provide and recommend most cost effective methods.
Assist physicians to conduct everyday rounds.
Participate in periodic performance and evaluate performance improvement plans.
Supervise work of nurses in General Ward I and provide required training.
Administer all nursing services provided and ensure compliance to all joint commission guidelines and participate in various committees.
Manage all communication with staff and associate ancillary departments.
Organize and schedule all committee meetings and maintain efficient schedule for all nursing activities in General Ward I.
Implement scheduling for all shifts to ensure no overlapping and oversee all nursing facility according to hospital policies and manage all resources for same.
Supervise all patient care activities and ensure adherence to all hospital policies to satisfy all patient requirement and evaluate all assignments for members of shifts and maintain all policies and procedures for nurses in General Ward I.
Implement quality assurance program for all nursing activities and maintain control standards
Assist to resolve all issues in in that ward.
Provide orientation to all new employees and prepare training program with the guidance of Human Resources and Matron/Ward Manager.
RN or RN/RM
Bachelor of Nursing Science preferred
Valid Licence – Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
NYSC Certificate or Exemption Letter
5 years prior experience
BLS certification preferred
Proven ability to manage and evaluate nursing staff
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency in multi-tasking and handling stressful situations
Talent for negotiation and collaboration.
Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
Employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
Knowledge of workflow processes.
Application Closing Date
18th August, 2019.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Position Title and Code as the subject of the mail application.
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