Nurse officer vacancy at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited was founded in Abuja in January 2008 and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics. Within a few years, the hospital expanded its scope of practice into a full-fledged private multispecialty hospital. The core vision of the organisation is to provide world-class healthcare services to patients in Nigeria, West Africa, and globally.

With hospitals located in both Abuja and Lagos, our services accommodate over one hundred (100) beds and provide services and facilities such as emergency / trauma center, a helipad, major radiology diagnostic center, a prosthetic manufacturing plant, an oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, cardiac catheterization unit and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Nurse Officer II
Location: Lagos
The Role
  • The Nurse Officer II reports to the Deputy ward Manager, 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.
Job Responsibilities
  • 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}
Job Requirements
  • RM / RN
  • Bachelor’s of Nursing Science is added advantage
  • Valid Licence – Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption Letter
  • 1-2years 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.
Application Closing Date
27th December, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: careers@cedarcresthospitals.com using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.
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