Nursing Officer II
Cedarcrest Hospitals
4d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Code : #NL00002

Location : Victoria Island, Lagos

Employment Type : Full Time

The Role

The Nurse Officer II reports to the Matron, 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 II will 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.


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


Bachelor's of Nursing Science is added advantage

Valid Licence - Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria

NYSC Certificate or Exemption Letter

1-2 years 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.

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