Nephrology Nurse at a Dialysis Company – Anadach Group



Anadach Group – Our client provides dialysis services and aims to deliver quality, compassionate and affordable healthcare services through an integrated clinical practice approach.

As a result of expansion and strategic initiatives aimed at delivering increased value to patients’ experience, career opportunities exist for high performing professionals that can contribute to a rapidly growing organization in the capacity below:

Job Title: Nephrology Nurse

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

The Role

  • The dialysis nurse will be responsible for overseeing dialysis treatments required by patients suffering from acute or chronic kidney failure.
  • The duties include and are not limited to checking and recording patients’ vitals, ensuring that dialysis machines are set up correctly, collecting pre-treatment dialysis data, reviewing patient records prior to dialysis, conducting pre-dialysis patient assessment and tests, and delivering the patient treatment under the supervision of the Head Nurse.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensuring that haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis treatments are administered to patients correctly.
  • Monitoring patients during dialysis treatment to identify any adverse reactions.
  • Preparing and updating nursing care plans.
  • Promptly notify the appropriate medical practitioner of any problems that occur during dialysis treatments.
  • Work with the Dialysis Technicians to ensure that dialysis machines and equipment are set up correctly.
  • Teach patients and their family members how to operate home dialysis machines should they decide on home dialysis therapy.
  • Educate patients on dialysis treatment options, kidney disease management, as well as suitable nutrition and exercise regimens.
  • Ensure uniformity and promptness in the delivery of professional and efficient nursing services to patients.
  • As the first point of contact, receive, prioritize and direct patients appropriately.
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions while under observation.
  • Identify accurately potential health risks confronting the patient for Doctors’ information.
  • Observe admitted patients regularly, checking vital signs and administering medications to patients in line with Doctor’s prescription.
  • Conduct and input information on patients ’vital signs and procedures into the electronic medical record system, register and relevant forms.
  • Co-operatively work with colleagues to maintain a professional learning culture.
  • Carry out such other related duties as assigned to the nursing team.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or training in Nursing
  • Certificate in Nephrology Nursing is essential
  • Additional training or any other relevant additional degree would be an advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience covering different aspects of nursing, especially dialysis care
  • Current License to practice nursing.

Key competencies and attributes:

  • Conversant with technology
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Diligent and hardworking
  • Detail oriented and ability to multitask
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good team player with proven organizational and administrative skills
  • An uncompromising focus on excellent service delivery
  • Should be pleasant, patient and honest.

Application Closing Date
9th June, 2023.

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

Note

  • Candidates will be assessed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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