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  • Posted: Nov 17, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
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  • Cedarcrest Hospitals / Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd is a modern specialist medical care centre located in the heart of Abuja, Nigeria’s blossoming capital. It was established in January 2008 with the aim of providing a high standard of local healthcare that is comparable with what obtains in other more developed parts of the world. The centre st...
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    Orthopedic Nursing Officer

    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 communicate them to consultants/physicians
    • 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 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,
    • Bachelors of Nursing Science is added advantage
    • Valid Licence – Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria 
    • NYSC 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 multi-tasking skills
    • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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