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  • Posted: Sep 13, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
  • Sunrose Consulting Limited is a Human Resource Consulting and Training firm committed to providing leading edge HR infrastructure support and exemplary customer service leading to improved performance of our client organisations. Our firm provides a wide range of human resource services including Executive Selection (Recruitment), HR outsourcing, performa...
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    Chief Nursing Officer (Specialist Hospital)

    Job Description

    • Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will oversee and coordinate the nursing unit of the hospital.
    • You will ensure the effective delivery of patient care in a safe and efficient manner and develop/implement policies, standards and protocols, and create a nursing environment that fosters collaboration with other health professionals.
    • You will advice senior management on best practices in nursing and patient care, nurse recruitment, training, retention and establish performance improvement activities and assessments.

    Other responsibilities include:

    • Participating in the hospital’s strategic meetings to enhance and improve operational performances.
    • Ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
    • Assisting in preparing budget reports by communicating the necessity for new equipment, additional personnel, or other items that directly improve patient care delivery.
    • Monitoring job performance and carry out performance appraisal for all nurses.
    • Informing all nurses of any new procedure or policy implementations introduced by the Hospital.
    • Participating in the interview and training of nurses and other non-licensed personnel.
    • Making recommendations to the CEO concerning procedure or policy modifications when necessary.
    • Enhancing operational methods and providing optimal patient care by maintaining open communication with staff.


    • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree from an accredited college or university. Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) is an advantage.
    • You must have a minimum of 8 years relevant work experience in the health sector, part of which must have been in a senior nursing position within or outside Nigeria.
    • Active RN license and RN clinical experience are essential.
    • You must be registered with the National Association of Nurses and Midwifery of Nigeria with the license to practice.
    • Proven record of policy development and implementation is required.
    • You must have practical computer skills.

    The following skills and personal attributes are required:

    • Strong planning, organising, delegation, interpersonal and supervisory skills.
    • Critical thinking and problem solving.
    • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, and pay attention to detail.
    • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritise scheduling of work.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Professionalism in handling situations involving patients, physicians, and others staff.
    • Commitment and dedication to patient care
    • Decisively initiates responses to emergency
    • Compassionate with a positive disposition.
    • Not easily distracted.
    • Strong leadership qualities

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: clearly indicating the "Job Title" as subject of your mail.

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