Nursing Officer II at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

Nursing Officer II at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

Nursing Officer II

Job Code: #NL00001
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

The Role

  • The Nurse Officer II reports to the Deputy ward Manager, is charged with providing care for hospital patients as well as assists physicians in providing treatment in various medical settings. This includes but is not limited to recording and reporting symptoms or changes in patients’ conditions. The Nurse Officer IIwill also be tasked with maintaining accurate patient reports and medical histories, administering medication and treatments to patients while observing reactions and side effects. 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
  • 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/Competencies

  • RM / RN
  • Bachelor’s of Nursing Science is added advantage
  • Valid Licence – Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption Letter
  • 1-2years as RN in hospital environment
  • BLS certification
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Professional, friendly attitude..
  • 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.

Method of Application

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.

Deadline: Dec 7, 2020

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