Nurse

Job Summary

Plan appropriate nursing interventions and prioritizes them to meet their needs through competent nursing care.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job Responsibilities:

  • Check the emergency trolley and other articles and take over from the previous duty nurse.
  • Ensure the room/bed is ready to receive the patient.
  • Receive the patient and direct the patient to the allotted bed.
  • Ensure all patients are examined by the doctor as soon as they are warded.
  • Ensure that the appropriate consent forms are signed by the patient/guardian.
  • Assist the doctor on his/her round and in any procedure to be performed on the patient.
  • Ensure the intensive monitoring of patients when required.
  • Ensure High Alert / Narcotic drug record /register is maintained accurately and the drugs kept in safekeeping.
  • Ensure adequate linen and other stocks are available in the ward.
  • Ensure that the discharge documents are filled in with correct demographic details and the patient is discharged as per the instructions of the doctor.
  • Maintains effective communication with other departments of the hospital, patients, and relatives.
  • Assists in maintaining ward facilities and patient environment (hygiene, equipment and stocks).
  • Orient the patient and relatives to the room/ward facilities politely and clearly with respect to telephone, call bell, toilet/bath, visiting time, meal timings, etc.
  • Complete admission procedures, documentation, assessment etc.
  • Prepare the patient for any specific procedures, take an appointment if needed with the concerned department and send the patient on time.
  • Provide/supervise bed making, bed baths/oral hygiene/ back care/ bladder care etc. for patients who are not ambulatory.
  • Provide/assist support staff to give bedpan/urinals and other requirements for patients as and when necessary.
  • Inform the doctor of the progress of the patient.
  • Administer medications -oral/ IM/ IV – as per the doctor’s instructions.
  • Input all the data as may be required by the software package.
  • Be prompt and alert in reporting any Sentinel or Incident occurrence. Cooperate in finding a solution for any such occurrence.
  • Be vigilant about medication indenting and administration. Report any medication error.
  • Contribute to maintaining staff discipline in the ward.
  • Report any grievance and unusual occurrence in the ward to the Floor Coordinator/AMA.
  • Hand over the ward/patients with complete information/instructions to the next nurse on duty.
  • Responsible to undertake mandatory training at both levels – departmental as well as organizational.
  • Maintain appropriate records in the ward as per hospital policy and National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) standards.

Education/Experience:

  • 5 years of nursing experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing / General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)

Location: Ikoyi and Egbeda

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