Site Nurse
Critical Rescue International (CRI)
Lagos
5d ago
source : BetaJob

SUMMARY

This position is for the provision of anesthetic, emergency, or other equivalent nursing duties and above level care at worksites requiring such services as designated by the client or content of the SOW.

Examples of such worksites can be drilling rigs, particularly hazardous construction areas, areas of high workforce population density, etc.

The area of work will normally be a Level 1 clinic configuration with appropriate medicines, equipment and consumables to look after a workforce of between 100 - 500 personnel.

The individual filling this post will be responsible for the duties and responsibilities outlined below. In short this will be the provision of primary and emergency care in line with nursing support levels to client employees, contractor and sub-contractor personnel at the relevant worksite location or defined area of responsibility.

The Nurse will report to the supervisor fortheir given area of operations or if working alongside a physician, direct to him or her.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following is an example list of nursing duties and responsibilities. Whilst comprehensive, the actual situational aspect of a given project, worksite or client task may add additional duties or not require all those listed below :

  • Provide advice and medical treatment for primary health care, general practice, and emergency situations as dictated by prevailing protocols and scope of practice.
  • Provide nursing support to physicians, medical officers, and other clinical team members as needed.
  • Complete CRI and client reporting requirements as dictated by project.
  • Intake and documentation of the patient’s medical history, prescribed medications, and vital signs.
  • Administer basic nursing care, such as inserting catheters, changing bandages, or administering intravenous medications.
  • Maintains supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies;
  • verifying receipt of supplies.

  • Cross-train to work within the clinics, emergency rooms, and inpatient units.
  • Undertake medical escort duties as required.
  • Follow CRI and client protocols, procedures and practices.
  • Maintain clinic in accordance with CRI and prevailing standards.
  • Represent Remote Medical International in a professional manner at all times.
  • Maintain current professional certifications, as designated for assigned projects.
  • Research and report monthly on industry (medical, and Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)) updates for distribution to the CRI medical team, as assigned by the Project Clinical Lead.
  • Develop medical and HSE training presentations to be used by the CRI medical team, as assigned by supervisor.
  • Research and suggest resources and Continuing Medical Education (CME) options for the CRI medical team’s professional development.
  • To carry out any site medical inductions required and monitor workforce personnel health status in accordance with national, client or specific Fit to Work standards in use.
  • To be professional in manner and appearance at all times.
  • Carry out any drug and alcohol screening of the workforce as required by the SOW.
  • Carry out drug immunization programs as directed by supervisor or required by the SOW.
  • To encourage health promotion within the workforce.
  • Any additional duties as assigned.
  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    This position may or may not have subsidiary staff, such as Ambulance Operators. If such are present, then the Nurse might be responsible for ensuring that they are capable of carrying out their assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with their own JDs / Contract requirements, and to monitor such performance.

    They will also function in a mentoring and further medical education capacity for such staff. Whilst the Nurse might be the lead at his or her particular site due to experience and capability, the formal personnel management of all staff will be the responsibility of the Senior Field Physician or Project Senior Medical Officer.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and / or abilities that will be required.

    EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

    Absolutes :

  • Recognized, accredited and registered (RN) Nurse (anesthetic, ER, or equivalent).
  • 2 years post-qualification experience with full work history.
  • 3 years post NYSC experience
  • Valid BLS and ALS.
  • Ability to successfully complete CRI pre-hiring procedures which will include a clinical knowledge assessment.
  • Proven reliability, integrity and professional conduct in previous employments.
  • Provision of 3 references on request (2 x professional, 1 x personal).
  • Able to successfully pass any nationally required, project or SOW required Fit to Work medical assessments. Recorded immunization as required by project and / or country of operation MOH.
  • Desirable (but not absolutes) :

  • Previous experience in remote medical support services.
  • Previous supervisory employments.
  • Previous African employment experience.
  • ACLS, PHTLS, ATLS certifications.
  • Primary Health Care experience (rather than just ambulance or ER work).
  • First Aid, BLS or other emergency medical training / teaching certification and experience.
  • Working knowledge or practical experience of occupational health systems, reporting procedures and classifications.
  • COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, along with general computer & technological literacy.
  • Knowledge and ability with Spreadsheets, Excel, and associated applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • After receipt of training and assessment, the ability to effectively use CRI EHR systems.
  • REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Ability to write comprehensive reports, both technical and procedural.
  • Have supervisory ability (experience preferred, but not an absolute).
  • Capable administrative and coordination skills.
  • Ethical understanding of patient processes, data information and confidentiality.
  • Awareness and following of HIPPA rules and guidelines along with an understanding of similar processes required by countries outside the USA.
  • Be cognizant of modern and up-to-date medical administrative ethos and have a proactive, innovative and enquiring nature with a degree of initiative and decision-making surety.
  • Method of Application :

    Applicants should send CVS to hr crinigeria.com

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  • Company Description

    Critical Rescue International (CRI) was founded in 2001 as Nigeria’s first advanced paramedic (Emergency Medical Services) company.

    Over the ensuing years, we have developed a strong international reputation in the areas of health information and advice, medical assistance, primary healthcare, emergency and non-emergency medical response, benefits administration, and industrial health services.

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