Registered Nurse in Lagos, Nigeria


Healthcare / Medical
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Promotes and restores patients' health by
completing the nursing process; collaborating with
physicians and multidisciplinary team members;
providing physical and psychological support to
patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned
team members.


*Identifies patient care requirements by
establishing personal rapport with potential and
actual patients and other persons in a position to
understand care requirements.
*Establishes a compassionate environment by
providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual
support to patients, friends, and families.
*Promotes patient's independence by establishing
patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and
family to understand condition, medications, and
self-care skills; answering questions.
*Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic
standards; measuring health outcomes against
patient care goals and standards; making or
recommending necessary adjustments; following
hospital and nursing division's philosophies and
standards of care set by state board of nursing,
state nurse practice act, and other governing
agency regulations.
*Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing
multidisciplinary team strategies.
*Maintains safe and clean working environment by
complying with procedures, rules, and regulations;
calling for assistance from health care support
*Protects patients and employees by adhering to
infection-control policies and protocols,medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
*Documents patient care services by charting in
patient and department records.
*Maintains continuity among nursing teams by
documenting and communicating actions,irregularities, and continuing needs.
*Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
*Ensures operation of equipment by completing
preventive maintenance requirements; following
manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting
malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
*Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking
stock to determine inventory level; anticipating
needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for
supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using
equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish
job results.
*Maintains professional and technical knowledge
by attending educational workshops; reviewing
professional publications; establishing personal
networks; participating in professional societies.
*Maintains a cooperative relationship among health
care teams by communicating information;
responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
*Contributes to team effort by accomplishing
related results as needed.


Nursing is generally offered as an associate's or
bachelor's degree program.

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