Ophthalmic Nurse at St. Edmund’s Eye Hospital

St Edmund’s is a premier clinic and hospital established in 1965 to provide ophthalmology care in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Ophthalmic Nurse

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Ophthalmic Nurse work directly with Surgeons and hospital staff to assist with Ophthalmological procedures and clinicals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides patient care, which may include administering medication, performing procedures, and monitoring patient status in accordance with approved nursing practice.
  • Provide pre and post-operative care to patients
  • Provides appropriate counsel and education to patient/family regarding disease process and symptom management.
  • Educate patients and their families on the care and home treatment of eye disorders and diseases
  • Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations
  • Protects confidentiality of patient’s Personal Health Information
  • Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes
  • Assures accuracy of patient charges and directs patients appropriately with billing-related issues or pre-certification needs.
  • Follows work attendance policies; maintains consistent attendance with no unexcused absence
  • Maintains an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policies
  • Maintains medical records requiring appropriate and timely recording of patient information
  • Consults with Doctors as required to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • Assists with examinations, procedures, prescription refills, and other processes related to patient care.
  • Actively share ideas in a constructive and positive manner by listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others.
  • Keep commitments and keep direct supervisor informed of work progress, timetables, and issues.
  • Advocate and assist in maintaining a clean, neat, and cheerful environment where our patients feel comfortable.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum 1 year of nursing experience required
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Participate in the implementation of patient education and clinical support programs
  • Patient-focused approach
  • Good counseling and organizational skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible, team player, and critical thinker
  • Demonstrates leadership activities; able to work under stressful situation; and possesses well developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Membership in a professional nursing organization is desired
  • Willingness to act and eager to adopt new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email

 

Application Deadline  25th June, 2020.

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