Matron vacancy at CM Hospital

CM Hospital, a reputable faith-based hospital that was founded in 1993, is licensed as a specialist hospital offering obstetrics/gynaecology, paediatrics, ophthalmology, ultrasound scan, medical supplies, consultancy and other general medical services which are found in our attached, long-term health care facility. CM is fully-accredited by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and offers a quality medical staff base.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:
Job Title: Registered / Retired Nurse (Hospital Matron)
Location: Enugu
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description
  • Direct participation in surgical procedures;
  • Assistance in clinical research and record keeping as required by the organization
  • Assess patients condition before surgery
  • Control all equipment and material stock used in the Operating Theatre to ensure efficient and rational use of material resources
  • Keep the operating room sterilized
  • Position the patient on operating table
  • Pass medical instruments to the surgeons during operation
  • Monitor patientТs vital signs
  • Evaluate postoperative patients
  • Reviews charts for completeness, in accordance with documentation protocols prior to and after the surgical procedure
  • Adhere to all relevant health and safety standards
  • Communicate with patients, teammates, and physicians to ensure continuity of care
  • Manage sterilization of equipments
  • Assist the surgeon and anaesthetist during the operation, anticipating their needs in order to facilitate their job
  • Organize patient transportation from the Operating Theatre to the recovery room and carry-out and/or supervise all the postoperative activities.
  • Supervise and train the nurse aides and cleaners while following Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Contribute to monthly reports according to guidelines (statistical reports, etc.)
Note:
  • The Registered Nurse shall be the head nurse, and provide direct and indirect care for assigned patients in various nursing units and 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
  • Managing patients with various medical cases
  • Perform patient assessment using appropriate, problem-focused, and age-specific assessment techniques
  • Analyze the assessment data, derive nursing interventions, set priorities according to patientsТ needs, formulate a plan of care, implement and evaluate the outcome
  • Document all relevant data in the medical record according to hospital 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
  • Initiate appropriate discharge plan
  • Recognize subtle cues to anticipate potential problems
  • Demonstrate 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 availability and maintenance of supplies and equipment needed for the unit and patient care
  • Administer medications, monitor desirable and undesirable effects and intervene appropriately
  • Ensure that patients are provided with appropriate nutrition
  • Strictly follow clinical guidelines and standard operating procedures set by the hospital management
  • Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety
  • Assess patient and family readiness and identifying learning needs.
  • A compassionate, caring and patient nature.
  • Pleasant personality, team player, with good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in both written and spoken information
Requirements
  • Must be a Christian, and possess godly Christian core values
  • Must possess a diploma or degree in Nursing / Midwifery with valid registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Must be retired, and possess at least 10 years post qualification experience in a multi-bed hospital
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Must reside in New haven, G.R.A, Independence Layout/New Layout, Ogui Road, Trans-Ekulu, or Achara Layout axis.
Application Closing Date
15th April, 2020.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send only their CV and Cover Letters to
“The Hiring Manager” via: cmhospitalenugunigeria@gmail.com
Note
  • The subject of the email should be the position sought for.
  • Applicants must reside in Enugu.
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