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  • Posted: Oct 12, 2017
    Deadline: Oct 14, 2017
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  • Me Cure Services - Diagnostic & Healthcare Center Nigeria Me Cure Healthcare Limited (MHL) is a Leader in the Medical Diagnostic and Healthcare sector in Nigeria and the West African sub-region with an established Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company in Lagos, and Diagnostic Centers in Lagos, Victoria Islands and Kano.
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    Ophthalmic Nurse

    Overview

    • Applies advanced knowledge of nursing and management to manage systems of patient care, personnel development and performance improvement.

    Responsibilities
    Pre-operative/Intra: Operative/Post Operative Evaluation:

    • Assist Consultant Ophthalmologists in major and minor operations.
    • Keep principles of aseptic techniques in performing surgical scrub, setting instruments, gowning, gloving, as needed for the procedure.
    • Takes and monitors’ patients’ vital signs
    • Prepares operating room for patient/procedure.
    • Daily eye dressing of post operative patients

    Circulating Nurse:

    • Assists in positioning, responding to comfort/safety of patient.
    • Provides for accurate care and handling of specimens.
    • Observes and enforces strict standards of asepsis.
    • Observes, checks and monitors all equipment used during surgery to confirm they are functioning efficiently.
    • Handles patient documentation.
    • Inventories of all items used during surgery.

    Scrub Nurse:

    • Selects and handles instruments and supplies used for the operation

    Counseling and Education:

    • Patient education and counselling.
    • Initiates patient educational plan, as prescribed by the Consultant Ophthalmologist.
    • Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their post-treatment home care needs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation.

    Nursing Care:

    • Provides nursing care for patients undergoing surgery.
    • Maintain standards of nursing care in pre and post operative planning, implementation and patient care.
    • Provides basic, bedside care.
    • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications.
    • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptoms.
    • Monitors patients’ physical and emotional well-being.

    Information Management:

    • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner and in the appropriate forms and format.

    Inventory Management:

    • Stock/inventory taking and maintenance of equipment and material resources

    Qualifications/ Skills / Experience
    Education:

    • Possession of a bachelor's degree/Diploma in Nursing, Ophthalmic or Perioperative Nursing

    Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of nursing and surgical practice, policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of current health care environment.

    Skills:

    • Ability to maintain favorable public relations and communicate effectively.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all medical and non-medical staff.
    • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and to make judgments regarding patient care.

    Required Licensure, Certification:

    • Current registered nurse license.
    • Certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) training.

    Work Experience:

    • Professional experience of at least three (3) years.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their CV's to: hr@mecure.com.ng

     

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