Registered Nurse (Abuja)
eHealth Systems Africa
Abuja, NG
3d ago
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Job title : Registered Nurse (Abuja) jobs in Abuja Job Location : Abuja Deadline : October 22, 2022

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  • Summary of Job

  • The Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect care for assigned patients in various nursing units and home visits per scheduled shift.
  • The Registered Nurse is primarily responsible for professional performance and safe patient care.
  • The role encompasses nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and coordination of care for patients across the healthcare continuum involving families.
  • Duties include but are not limited to, managing patients with various medical cases.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Duties

  • Perform patient assessment using appropriate, problem-focused, and age-specific assessment techniques.
  • Analyze the assessment data, derive nursing interventions, set priorities according to patients needs, formulate a plan of care, implement and evaluate the outcome.
  • Document all relevant data in the electronic medical record according to clinic standards.
  • Treat patients and families with care and respect while maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality.
  • Involve the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the plan of care when appropriate.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines through multidisciplinary meetings and care conferences to facilitate patient care and operations.
  • Attends to Home care visits when scheduled on-call shift
  • Recognize subtle cues to anticipate potential problems.
  • Demonstrate the required assessment and therapeutic skills.
  • Implement and monitor infection control measures.
  • Apply safety measures related to patient care.
  • Operate all unit-required equipment safely.
  • Ensure the availability and maintenance of supplies and equipment needed for the unit and patient care.
  • Accountable for the use of patients' and the hospital's resources.
  • Accountable to the patient, the organization, the profession and self.
  • Perform clerical duties when needed.
  • Provide basic life support when needed.
  • Administer medications, monitor desirable and undesirable effects and intervene appropriately.
  • Ensure that patients are provided with appropriate nutrition.
  • Manage patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
  • Manage pediatric patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
  • Travel to patients' homes to deliver care as required.
  • Strictly follow clinical guidelines and standard operating procedures set by the clinic management.
  • Patient & Family Education / Support :

  • Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety.
  • Assess patient and family readiness and identifying learning needs.
  • Lead / encourage multidisciplinary approach for patient's discharge.
  • Develop and implement the teaching plan utilizing patient education manual.
  • Document patient and family education.
  • Participate in voluntary community health activities to promote, maintain and restore health and prevent diseases.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to EHA Clinics Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.
  • Customer Service Requirements :

  • Must have excellent customer service skills and communication skills
  • Must be able to plan and perform daily activities in an organized manner.
  • Must be kind, compassionate, dedicated and patient.
  • Must have the ability to handle different kinds of emotions as well as manage on the job stress.
  • Must be focused, very detailed and be creative in making a decision.
  • Must be physically and mentally stable to handle extended shifts as well as mental pressure and traumatic events.
  • Must be able to review, analyze and respond to the different situations they encounter daily.
  • Must be able to think critically in adapting to change, judging situations and taking appropriate decisions.
  • Professional Development :

  • EHA Clinics requires all staff to keep their knowledge and skills up to date
  • S / he is expected to continue to learn throughout their career at EHA Clinics through continuing professional development (CPD).
  • The professional body relating to specialist areas will have information on the type of CPD to be carried out and how much should be completed each year.
  • Key Areas of Note

  • Ensure continuing education, training and development is undertaken to meet clinical governance guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and a Personal Development Plan.
  • Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.
  • Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis, and treatment where appropriate.
  • Audit of clinical practice and review of relevant literature.
  • Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.
  • Provide literature reviews and the like; review, analyze and determine the significance of a variety of diagnostic test result.
  • Qualifications & Training

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing college, University with High Distinction (Top 10% of graduating class).
  • Hold and maintain a current nursing license to practice in Nigeria.
  • Work Experience :

  • Must have current clinical experience in direct patient care and have worked a minimum of 24 months in a 20+ bed hospital in the last 3 years.
  • Must have at least 3 years of postgraduate nursing experience in an accredited University Teaching, Federal Medical Centre or International hospital.
  • Key Skills and Attributes :

  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent Communication
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Humane, Empathetic and Supportive Bedside Manner
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Problem solving and Initiative
  • Time Management and Organization
  • Attention to Detail
  • Knowledge and skills to provide vaccination.
  • Knowledge and skills to perform minor trauma care including suturing, plaster casting, I&D, debridement etc.
  • Knowledge and skills to stabilize trauma patients prior to transport to a higher level of care.
  • Salary

  • Competitive salary scale based on improvements from the CONMESS and CONHESS salary structures as well as surveys from top private hospitals in Nigeria.
  • Salary is negotiable but performance-based. Base salary constitutes 70%, while 30% is a bonus based on predefined individual performance indicators and monthly organizational performance.
  • Other Benefits :

    The following benefits are available with this offer of employment :

  • Health Insurance : EHA Clinics will cover medical expenses for yourself, your spouse and up to two dependents. Further details are contained in the Nigeria Addendum to the EHA Clinics Employee Handbook.
  • Group Life Assurance : EHA Clinics provides life insurance for you as our employee. This insurance is payable in the event of your death.
  • The effective date of coverage will be upon successful completion of your probationary period.

  • Group & Personal Accident : EHA Clinics provides Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (ADD) for you as our employee.
  • AD&D covers death by accidental means (rather than natural causes) and dismemberment. The effective date of coverage is your hire date.

  • Pension : EHA Clinics supports employee retirement preparation and investment by paying a 10% pension contribution on top of the statutory pension contribution of 8% that is already factored into your salary.
  • Annual Leave : You are entitled to 21 days paid annual leave accrued at 1.75 days / month. Employees may begin scheduling leave with their direct supervisor upon successful completion of their probationary period.
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