Ophthalmic Nurse
6d ago
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Job Details

Job Title : Ophthalmic Nurse

Location : Surulere, Lagos

Employment Type : Full-time

Job Description

The Ophthalmic Nurse works directly with Surgeons and hospital staff to assist with Ophthalmologyprocedures and clinicals, administer medications, prepare and assist with surgeries and educate patients.

They provide optimum care to patients before, during, and after surgery which includes assessment, preparation, intervention, and evaluation while maintaining patient privacy.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides patient care, which may include administering medication, performing procedures, and monitoring patient status in accordance with approved nursing practice.

Provide pre and post-operative care to patients

Provides appropriate counsel and education to patient / family regarding disease process and symptom management.

Educate patients and their families on the care and home treatment of eye disorders and diseases

Maintains medical records requiring appropriate and timely recording of patient information

Consults with Doctors as required to ensure optimal patient outcomes.

Assists with examinations, procedures, prescription refills, and other processes related to patient care.

Actively share ideas in a constructive and positive manner by listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others.

Keep commitments and keep direct supervisor informed of work progress, timetables, and issues.

Advocate and assist in maintaining a clean, neat, and cheerful environment where our patients feel comfortable.

Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations

Protects confidentiality of patient's Personal Health Information

Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes

Assures accuracy of patient charges and directs patients appropriately with billing-related issues or pre-certification needs.

Follows work attendance policies; maintains consistent attendance with no unexcused absence

Maintains an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policies

Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience Required

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Minimum 1 year of nursing experience required

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)

Demonstrates leadership activities; able to work under stressful situation; and possesses well developed verbal and written communication skills.

Membership is a professional nursing organization desired

Willing to act and eager to adopt new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

Participate in the implementation of patient education and clinical support programs

Patient-focused approach

Good counseling and organizational skills

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Flexible, team player, and critical thinker

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