Lily hospitals Ltd, established since 1984 remains one of the foremost hospitals in Nigeria and within the South-South region of the country. It is the first private hospital in Nigeria to achieve ISO 9001:2000 quality management system certification from the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON). We are also consistently committed to high standards; continuous improvement, service excellence, organizational citizenship, and outstanding work ethics.
At Lily hospitals, we recognize that our staff is vital to the achievement of our organizational vision, the sustainability of our mission and the profitability of our business. We also recognize that our staff are our most valuable assets and as such continuously prioritize their welfare, and also see to the provision of an environment that is conducive for optimal productivity and performance and which consistently supports operational efficiency and effectiveness.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Nurse Anaesthetist
Location: Warri, Delta State
The Anaesthetist Nurse is responsible for assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating programmes of care for patients undergoing surgical procedures. The job holder provides high quality clinical assistance to the Anesthetist during surgical procedures and also provides clinical supervision on a day to day basis to junior nursing staff in the unit.
Key Result Areas (KRA)
Assess, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care for patients.
Ensure that the anaesthetic room is prepared in accordance with the individual needs of the patient and anaesthetist in terms of drug preparation/administration, IV cannulation, IV fluids and preparation and insertion of invasive monitoring as required.
Perform arterial blood gas sampling, recognize and interpret findings and report the findings to the anaesthetist.
Assist the Anaesthetist during pre- and intra-operative period initiating care and clinical interventions according to patient’s condition and in accordance with Health regulations.
Evaluate patients’ post-surgical or post-anesthesia responses, taking appropriate corrective actions or requesting consultation if complications occur.
Perform pre-anesthetic screenings, including physical evaluations and patient interviews, and document results.
Conduct pre- and post-operative education by providing verbal instructions to patient’s family or guardian during pre-operative period about the surgical experience.
Serve as the communication liaison to family and members of the operating team.
Teach patients and their family members or guardians on how to manage their post-treatment home care needs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation.
Minimum academic qualification of a Nurse Anaesthetist
2-3 years and above relevant work experience in the health sector.
Possession of BLS and ACLS training certificate is an added advantage
Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria and must be licensed to practice as Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse Anaesthetist.
Possess high degree of accuracy and attention to details.
Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act.
Knowledge of safety and injection control practices.
Knowledge of Infection control practices.
Knowledge of the Microsoft office package.
Outstanding communication (oral and written), interpersonal and people management skills.
Salary in line with industry standard
Application closing date
July 5, 2019
Method of Application
Interested candidates should forward their word doc CV only to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the job title as the subject of the mail.