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Nurse Officer I (Kainji) Vacancy at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited
Date Posted: 14/Aug/2020
Cedarcrest Hospitals was founded in Abuja in January 2008 and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics. Within a few years, the hospital expanded its scope of practice into a full-fledged private multispecialty hospital. The core vision of the organisation is to provide world-class healthcare services to patients in Nigeria, West Africa, and globally.
 
With hospitals located in both Abuja and Lagos, our services accommodate over one hundred (100) beds and provide services and facilities such as emergency / trauma center, a helipad, major radiology diagnostic center, a prosthetic manufacturing plant, an oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, cardiac catheterization unit and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital.
Cedarcrest Hospitals
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
 
Job Title: Nurse Officer I
 
Code: NK00001
Location: Kainji, Niger
 
The Role
The Nurse Officer I reports to the Head of Unit but is supervised by the Deputy Matron. This individual provides care for hospital patients as well as assists physicians in providing treatment in various medical settings. The incumbent mainly focuses on caring for and educating the patients and their family members about early recovery and ways of prevention of diseases.
The duties includes but not limited to recording and reporting symptoms or changes in patients’ conditions. The Nurse assess patients’ health problems and needs, develop and execute nursing care plans, and uphold medical records. The Nurse Officer I will also be tasked with maintaining accurate patient reports and medical histories, escalate patient observations to the right channel, administering medication and treatments to patients while observing reactions and side effects. The incumbent will provide emotional and psychological support to the patients and their families, RNs create harmonious environment. They also advise patients and their families on various health and conditions.
 
Responsibilities
  • Maintaining accurate, complete health care records and reports.
  • Administering medications to patients and monitoring them for side effects and reactions.
  • Prescribing assistive medical devices and related treatments.
  • Recording patient vital signs and medical information.
  • Ordering medical diagnostic and clinical tests.
  • Monitoring, reporting, and recording symptoms or changes in patient conditions.
  • Administering intravenous medications.
  • Modifying patient health treatment plans as indicated by patient conditions and responses.
  • Monitor patient’s condition and assess their needs to provide the best possible care and advice
  • Observe and interpret patient’s symptoms and communicate them to physicians
  • Collaborate with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
  • Perform routine procedures (blood pressure measurements, administering injections etc.) and fill in patients’ charts.
  • Provide emotional and psychological support to the patients and their families, RNs create harmonious environment.
  • Adjust and administer patient’s medication and provide treatments according to physician’s orders
  • Escalate patient observations and problems via approved channels
  • Inspect the facilities and act to maintain excellent hygiene and safety (decontaminating equipment, sanitizing surfaces, preparing beds etc.)
  • Provide instant medical care in emergencies
  • Foster a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
  • Support patient in their activities of daily living {ADL}
Qualifications
  • RM / RN
  • Bachelors of Nursing Science is an added advantage
  • Valid Licence – Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption Letter
  • 3 years and above as RN in hospital environment
  • BLS certification
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Professional, friendly attitude with high interpersonal skill.
  • Experience in emergency room or intensive care
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile
Special Conditions
  • 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
20th August, 2020
 
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: careers@cedarcresthospitals.com using Position Title and Code as the subject of their email application.

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