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Staff Nurse- O.T

  •  Posted:  Wed. 12 Dec, 2018
  •  Expires:  28, Feb 2020
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Job Summary:

The Staff Nurse is responsible for the delivery of high quality nursing care to patients and carers within the scope of the operating theatre. He/she is an active member of the multidisciplinary care team, and may be required to act as team leader and take charge of the ward in the absence of the Nursing supervisor. He/she may also be required to provide relief nursing cover for the Treatment Rooms, ICU and other segments of the hospital.

Job Function:

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assessment of nursing needs, develop, implement and evaluate nursing care to meet those needs of patients in the operating theatre.
  • Carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision.
  •  Advise on the promotion of health and prevention of illness.
  • Adhere at all times to Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Ensure that nursing procedures are carried out in accordance with hospital protocols and guidelines and these procedures are evidence based.
  • Maintain accurate records as per hospital guidelines for records and record keeping.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality in respect of patient records, medical nursing and allied health professionals
  • Store, administer and order drugs according to hospital guidelines for the administration of medicines.
  • Work as cooperative member of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Act as team leader, and take charge of the ward in the absence of the Nursing Supervisor.
  • Help enhance junior staff/ students with clinical and managerial skills by teaching, assessing and supervision.
  • Provide relief nursing cover, in Treatment Room, Minor Injuries Unit and other wards. 


  • At least a Bachelor Degree in Nursing or its equivalent.
  • Registration with the National Association of Nurses and Midwifery of Nigeria, or licensed to practice in their current country and able to register in Nigeria.
  • Post-graduate training and/or experience in Operating Theatre care.
  • At least 3 years relevant nursing experience
  • Job experience abroad (US, UK, South Africa, etc.) is an added advantage.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • More than basic computer literacy
  • The ability to perform all duties accurately in a professional manner
  • Good organisational and communication skills.
  • Possess high degree of accuracy and attention to details.
  • Knowledge of management principles, processes and procedures.
  • Skill and ability to coach and develop others.
  • Must be able to analyze and solve problems effectively.
  • Excellent teamwork abilities        

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A Reputable Group Health Fund is investing in Africa and Asia through a buy & build strategy of healthcare assets. As beneficiaries, the platform will consist of hospitals, clinics and diagnostics centers across the African and Asian Continent.This will be the first truly worldclass international healthcare provider in Nigeria.


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