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Me Cure Healthcare Limited Vacancies for Ophthalmic Nurses
Date Posted: 12/Oct/2017
Me Cure Healthcare Limited, was established in 2009 and is headquartered in Nigeria with 7 healthcare diagnostic centers including an eye center which is a state of the art ophthalmic clinic used to diagnose, treat and perform vision related surgeries.
 
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
 
Position: Ophthalmic Nurse 
 
Location: Lagos 
Type of Employment: Full Time
 
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.
 
Application Closing Date
14th October, 2017.
 
Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: hr@mecure.com.ng

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