Job Title Registered Nurse
Reports to Senior Manager, Nursing Services
Based in Lugbe, Abuja
Job Grades and Salary
|Registered Nurse||B3||BSN, NYSC Certificate, 1-2 years experience post graduation, BLS/ACLS Certificates|
Annual Salary Ranges
* Initial offers are based on years of experience and demonstrable skills. Offers typically start in the lower-mid range. Further salary increases and career progression is based upon performance within EHA Clinics.
|Lower Limit||Mid-Point||Upper Limit|
Who we are
EHA Clinics is a world-class comprehensive health care service provider located in Nigeria. We aim to bridge the gap between patients and healthcare services in any setting: the clinic, the home, or through innovative online and mobile solutions. All of our clinics are equipped with the latest healthcare technologies, and the most dedicated team of healthcare professionals, providing a unique range of patient-centric services.
We are on a mission to deliver quality health care that is accessible, effective, and affordable. By leveraging technology and an exceptional team, we provide a superior experience, improved outcomes, and reduced pricing for our individual, family, and business members.
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE: We deliver ever-increasing value and convenience to our customers and ensure they are treated with the utmost respect and service regardless of income or social status.
QUALITY: We strive to improve our customers' health, families, and community. We will continuously improve our quality to provide health care services according to the best available science.
SAFETY: We ensure our staff are trained to perform their duties safely and reduce the spread of infections. Our facilities and processes are designed to ensure maximum safety for our customers.
STAFF ENGAGEMENT: We invest in the well-being, training, and development of our staff.
FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP: We work to reduce waste and maximize value to our customers, investors, and partners.
EHA Clinics Kano is the first primary healthcare clinic in Subsaharan Africa to be accredited by JCI for ambulatory care. And its laboratory has been awarded the ISO certification by SANAS ISO 15189/2012.
Purpose of the position
The Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect care for assigned patients in various nursing units and home visits per scheduled shift. The Registered Nurse is primarily responsible for professional performance and safe patient care. The role encompasses nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and coordination of care for patients across the healthcare continuum involving families. Duties include but are not limited to, managing patients with various medical cases.
What you’ll do
The Registered Nurse will support EHA Clinics nursing department predominantly to:
Perform patient assessment using appropriate, problem-focused, and age-specific assessment techniques.
Analyze the assessment data, derive nursing interventions, set priorities according to patient needs, formulate a plan of care, implement and evaluate the outcome.
Document all relevant data in the electronic medical record according to clinic standards.
Treat patients and families with care and respect while maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality.
Involve the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the plan of care when appropriate.
Collaborate with other disciplines through multidisciplinary meetings and care conferences to facilitate patient care and operations.
Attends to Home care visits when scheduled on-call shift
Recognize subtle cues to anticipate potential problems.
Demonstrate the required assessment and therapeutic skills.
Implement and monitor infection control measures.
Apply safety measures related to patient care.
Operate all unit-required equipment safely.
Ensure the availability and maintenance of supplies and equipment needed for the unit and patient care.
Accountable for the use of patients’ and the clinic’s resources.
Accountable to the patient, the organization, the profession, and self.
Perform clerical duties when needed.
Provide basic life support when needed.
Administer medications, monitor desirable and undesirable effects, and intervene appropriately.
Ensure that patients are provided with appropriate nutrition.
Manage patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
Manage pediatric patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
Travel to patients’ homes to deliver care as required.
Strictly follow clinical guidelines and standard operating procedures set by the clinic management.
Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety.
Assess patient and family readiness and identify learning needs.
Lead/encourage multidisciplinary approach for patient’s discharge.
Develop and implement the teaching plan utilizing patient education manual.
Document patient and family education.
Participate in voluntary community health activities to promote, maintain and restore health and prevent diseases.
Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
Adheres to EHA Clinics Code of Conduct and ethical standards of the field.
EHA Clinics requires all staff to keep their knowledge and skills up to date
Key Areas of Note
Ensure continuing education, training and development is undertaken to meet clinical governance guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and a Personal Development Plan.
Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.
Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with the improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis, and treatment where appropriate.
Audit of clinical practice and review of relevant literature.
Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.
Provide literature reviews and the like; review, analyze and determine the significance of a variety of diagnostic test results.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.
Must have current clinical experience in direct patient care and have worked a minimum of 2 years in the last 3 years.
Must have at least 3 years of postgraduate nursing experience in an accredited University Teaching, Federal Medical Centre, or International hospital.
Bachelor’s Degree OR Diploma of Nursing from an accredited nursing college, University with High Distinction (Top 10% of graduating class).
Hold and maintain a current nursing licence to practice in Nigeria.
Key Skills and Attributes
Hold Computer literacy
Working Under Pressure
Humane, Empathetic and Supportive Bedside Manner
Leadership and Teamwork
Problem solving and Initiative
Time Management and Organization
Attention to Detail
Knowledge and skills to provide vaccination.
Knowledge and skills to perform minor trauma care including suturing, plaster casting, I&D, debridement etc.
Knowledge and skills to stabilize trauma patients prior to transport to a higher level of care.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. EHA Clinics is a tobacco-free environment.
We believe strongly in our mission and our core values, and our teams are most successful when they do also.
The following benefits are available with this offer of employment:
Healthcare: EHA Clinics will cover medical expenses for yourself, your spouse, and up to four (4) children under 21 years of age, or parents who are dependents of the employee (a total of 6 enrollees including the Primary) and supplemental health care coverage up to a cumulative maximum of N3,000,000 per household (a total of 6 enrollees including the Primary) in any twelve (12) calendar months.
Group Life Assurance: EHA Clinics provides life insurance for team members. This insurance is payable in the event of your death. The effective date of coverage will be upon the successful completion of your probationary period.
Group & Personal Accident: EHA Clinics provides Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (ADD) for you as our employee. AD&D covers death by accidental means (rather than natural causes) and dismemberment. The effective date of coverage is your hire date.
Pension: EHA Clinics supports employee retirement preparation and investment by paying a 10% pension contribution on top of the statutory pension contribution of 8% that is already factored into your salary.
Annual Leave: You are entitled to 21 days of paid annual leave (based on full-time work schedule).