Job Summary

A Senior Nursing Officer provides assistance and cares for patients, supervises nursing staff, offers guidance and support, maintaining a clean and safe working environment, and ensure that all operational tasks are completed efficiently and on time, in addition to her general nursing duties and core specialty.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients.
  • Prepare, administer, and document medications and therapies according to established policy and procedures.
  • Perform circulating duties
  • Assignment of patients to Medical officers and Consultants on Genesys.
  • Monitoring of patient’s queue on Genesys, to reduce patient wait time in the hospital/clinic.
  • Perform scrub duties in accordance with instrumentation and set up procedures
  • Communicate data to other members of the Health Care Team.
  • Establish interpersonal relationships with patients; provide information and supporting teaching to patient and families
  • Ensure appropriate resources, equipment and supplies are available.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Prepare patients for, and assist with, examinations and treatments.
  • Instruct individuals, families, and other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, and childbirth, and develop health improvement programs
  • Preparing rooms, and decontaminating equipment and instruments.
  • Inform physician of patient's condition during anesthesia.
  • Assisting doctors during surgery, such as hand items to surgeons during operations
  • Provide professional nursing care in accordance with education experience, established policies and procedures, and state licensure requirements
  • Checking the stock of supplies on a regular basis for maintaining the inventory level and placing orders if required.
  • Maintaining hygienic and safe working environment in compliance with the healthcare procedures
  • Perform patient assessments, record and report results
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • Supervising nursing staff and monitoring their needs.
  • Coordinating daily administrative duties, including schedules, nursing assignments, and patient care.
  • Overseeing patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.
  • Mentoring and training new staff and providing support and guidance to all staff members.
  • Monitoring medical charts and providing compassionate care and assistance to patients and families.
  • Liaising with doctors and administrators and communicating any protocol changes to staff.
  • Ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations.
  • Recording and maintaining accurate reports.
  • Identifying issues or emergencies and responding in a calm and efficient manner.

Academic Qualification:

  • Graduate of an accredited RN/Any other specialty.
  • 8 - 10years’ work experience in the cognate field.
  • Must be registered with the nursing council
  • Additional Desirable Qualification in related field

Skills and Attributes:

  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Attentiveness to details
  • Good bedside manner
  • Team spiritedness
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of Contemporary Nursing Practice
  • Excellent people skills
  • Emotionally Intelligent – to deal with emotionally charged situations


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