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    Cedarcrest Hospitals / Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd is a modern specialist medical care centre located in the heart of Abuja, Nigeria’s blossoming capital. It was established in January 2008 with the aim of providing a high standard of local healthcare that is comparable with what obtains in other more developed parts of the world.
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    Nurse Officer I

    Location: Kainji, Niger  Code: NK00001

    Location: Jebba, Niger State  Ref No: NJ00001

    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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using Position Title and Code as the subject of their email application.