Nursing Officer at DEDA Hospital

DEDA Hospital is a leading Nigerian healthcare provision facility with a history of successful health outcomes for our clients. Started Operations in 2012, DeDa hospital is home to an array of experienced healthcare providers and administrators from across the world with a dedication to delivering optimal healthcare service, especially to women, children and families. For over 6 years, DeDa hospital has provided Abuja, Nigeria and the International world with high quality, compassionate healthcare.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nursing Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • As a nurse, to provide quality care to neonates and identifies changes in a neonate’s signs and symptoms, and intervenes in emergency situations.
  • Provide support and assistance to new mothers including feeding advice and assistance with general parent crafting.
  • Be available for an “on-call” roster as required to provide escort for midwifery patients requiring transfer or assistance if more than one patient in Delivery Suite.
  • Provide quality nursing care that includes assessment, planning, and evaluation of care.
  • Performs physical examinations, such as measuring vitals, taking blood and urine samples, and ordering diagnostic tests
  • Assist the surgeon and anesthetist during the operation, anticipating their needs in order to facilitate their job
  • Organize patient transportation from the Operating Theatre to the recovery room and carry out and/or supervise all the postoperative activities.
  • Direct participation in surgical procedures;
  • Assistance in clinical research and record keeping as required by the organization
  • Assess patients condition before surgery
  • Control all equipment and material stock used in the Operating Theatre to ensure efficient and rational use of material resources
  • Keep the operating room sterilized
  • Position the patient on the operating table
  • Pass medical instruments to the surgeons during operation
  • Demonstrate competency in professional and clinical skills.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation and discharge planning for patients as required.
  • To effectively and efficiently use ward equipment and supplies.
  • To communicate effectively with patients, nursing colleagues and all members of the healthcare team
  • Liaise with medical, allied health and other nursing staff to ensure continuity of patient care.
  • Maintain interest and understanding of current trends in nursing and in the healthcare industry.
  • Demonstrate a professional approach in regard to timekeeping, appearance and behaviour.
  • Excellence in customer service, facilitating relations with patients, extended families, friends and the broader community.
  • Practices in accordance with the Deda Hospital’s Vision, Values, and Core Objectives.

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  • Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND qualification
  • Minimum 3 years post-graduation experience as a Registered Nurse / Registered Midwife.
  • Evidence of practical experience with Neonates.
  • Knowledge of current issues, trends, and research in acute services and maternity services  and early years
  • Fluency in the Hausa Language will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
16th July, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using “RN / RM” as the subject of the email

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