Orthopedic Nursing Officer at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

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Orthopedic Nursing Officer at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited was founded in Abuja in January, 2008. The hospital started as a mono specialty centre and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopedic Clinics Ltd. Within a few years the hospital expanded its scope of services and has become a leading private multispecialty hospital. The core vision of the organisation is to provide world class specialist healthcare services to patients in Nigeria and the West African sub region.

Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited currently has four hospitals located in Abuja, Lagos, Kanji and Jebba having over one hundred (100) bed capacity without patient camps in several other cities across Nigeria. Our services and facilities span several specialities and include emergency / trauma centre, radiology diagnostic centre, prosthetic manufacturing plant, oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, gastrointestinal endoscopy suite and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Orthopedic Nursing Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Orthopaedic Nursing Officer will assist in the day-to-day management of orthopaedic patients. Help with casting and wound dressing for the recently injured as well as motion therapy for those recuperating from injuries.
  • Pain management, administer, monitor, and assess pain medications for patients and explain proper procedures to help minimize further injury and infection, thus minimizing future pain. Assist in clinic and the theatre.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Help treat injuries with wound dressings or castings.
  • Get a patient on a pain management schedule and assist in administering pain medications and monitoring for reactions and allergies.
  • Educate patients on how to safely recuperate from surgery or injuries at home.
  • 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.
  • Monitor patient’s condition and assess their needs to provide the best possible care and advice.
  • Observe and interpret patient’s symptoms and 12:55 Summary measurements, administering injections etc.) and fill in patients’ charts.
  • Adjust and administer patient’s medication and provide treatments according to consultants/physicians’ orders.
  • Escalate patient observations and problems via approved channels.
  • Provide instant medical care in emergencies.
  • Perform any other task that may be required or assigned.

Education, Certification And Experience Requirements

  • 3+ years’ nursing experience.
  • ROPN, RM / RN,
  • Bachelor’s of Nursing Science is added advantage.
  • Valid Licence – Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • NYC Certificate or Exemption Letter.

Profile Requirements

  • Able to work efficiently under time constraints.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • 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 multitasking skills.
  • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile

Application Closing Date
29th November, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment.hq@cedarcresthospitals.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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