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KAAF Medical Laboratory and Maternity Centre Vacancy for Head Nurse
Date Posted: 20/Nov/2019

KAAF Medical laboratory and maternity centre is a fully functioning private hospital located at the university of Lagos Akoka, our core competence is in obstetrics, gynaecology and paediatrics. We are currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

KAAF Medical laboratory

Position : Head Nurse

Job Type: Full time 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Managing  a team  of Nurses
  • Examining and monitoring pregnant women
  •  Assessing care requirements/writing care plans
  • Undertaking antenatal care in hospitals and GP practices
  • Carrying out screening tests
  • Providing information, emotional support and reassurance to women and their partners
  • Taking patient vitals (pulses, temperatures and blood pressures)
  • Caring for and assisting women in labour  
  • Monitoring and administering  medication, injections and intravenous infusions during labour as well as monitoring the fetus during labour
  • Advising and supporting parents in the daily care of their newborn/carrying out circumcision.
  • Helping parents to cope with miscarriage, termination, stillbirth and neonatal death
  • Writing records and preparing reports
  • Tutoring  other nurses  and student midwives 

Qualifications and training required

·         Candidate must have Midwifery and Nursing Certificate.  Candidates with B.Sc. degree in Nursing from a recognized University may also apply to the position. 

·        Minimum  of 5-years experience in Maternity and Paediatrics.

·         Licensed and certified by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NWCN)

Key skills for Midwives/Nurse

Excellent  team  managing skills

Interpersonal and communication skills

Strong observational skills

Excellent  attention to detail

Patient care

Medication administration

All applications should be emailed to: kaafmaternity@unilag.edu.ng with subject -HEAD NURSE

Application closes on 30th  of November 2019.

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