Oncology Nurse at the NSIA-LUTH Cancer Center (NLCC)

The NSIA-LUTH Cancer Center (NLCC) is West Africa’s most renowned center dedicated solely to offering premium cancer care, research, education and prevention. Our aesthetic facility stands distinct within the walls of the prestigious Lagos University Teaching Hospital and boasts of world class, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities that deliver international standard Cancer care in a comfortable and safe environment. Our Clinical team comprises of highly skilled and experienced in-house Clinical and Radiation Oncologists, Oncology Nurses and other multidisciplinary specialists with a proven track record of excellence in clinical leadership and expertise in the field of Oncology.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Oncology Nurse

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical care utilizing skills to ensure Patient-focused evidence-based nursing care plans.
  • Coordinate the clinical management of patient/client care.
  • Delivering anti-cancer treatments to patients.
  • Provide patient assessment skills, IV cannulation and venous access device management.
  • Support registered nurses that need training in the oncology field.
  • Observe the clinical progress of patients, and recognize and manage identified treatment side effects.
  • Enhance patient flow, and deliver the right care at the right time in the outpatient setting.
  • Mix chemotherapy drugs according to international best practices and standards.
  • Provide continuous support to the cancer patients and family members.
  • Participate in oncology research.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned within the unit.

Job Requirements

  • Must be a Registered Nurse, previous experience in oncology will be an added advantage.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience within a hospital setting.
  • Having worked in a specialized unit (ICU/Dialysis/ Theater) is key.
  • Have a good knowledge and experience in medical-surgical operations and/or radiation.
  • S/he must have eyes for details, must show empathy to patients assigned for treatment;
  • S/he must be able to communicate (read and write) in the English language. The ability to speak another local language will be an added advantage.
  • An excellent team player with good time management skills.
  • Typing proficiency and computer literacy.
  • Patient triage.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and updated CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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