Perioperative Nurse (Theatre Nurse) at Reddington Hospital



The Reddington Multi-specialist Hospital built on nine floors provides fully comprehensive tertiary hospital solutions in most medical areas. Our journey as a healthcare provider began in March 2006 with the establishment of the Cardiac Centre, in Victoria Island, in association with the renowned Cromwell Hospital in London.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Perioperative Nurse (Theatre Nurse)

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Ensuring a high standard of Care through monitoring e.g up to 95% of High risk inpatient cases to be receive safety checks before surgery ( pre op checks, blood test results and checks for informed consent)
  • Applying quality techniques and tools to identify causes of inefficiencies and recurrent problems in the system and offering recommendations for remedial actions in line with CQI procedures
  • Ensuring less than 2% losses in terms of theatre instruments and assets
  • Seeing to it that all patients are identified properly during shift duties
  • Enforcing the use of surgical marking before surgery as appropriate
  • Ensuring at least a 90% compliance level with all hand washing and infection control processes
  • Ensuring that 100% of incidents are investigated and documented within 24 hours
  • Ensuring that all patients are adequately prepared and cleared by accounts before surgery
  • Establishing a 100% compliant recovery room procedure for major surgery cases who have had inhalational anesthetic agents or conscious sedation
  • Enforcing the timely replacement of emergency drugs on the crash cart
  • 100% participation on the Theatre users committee as required
  • Ensuring that the appropriate pre-operative checks have been carried out before surgery.
  • Ensuring that the correct instruments are available for use
  • Contributing to the success of quality improvement projects
  • Overseeing infection control activities within the theatre suite as appropriate.
  • Establish a specimen error free transfer system to the lab after surgeries
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and respect patient rights
  • Writing reports and updating records before completing a shift.

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess minimum of an RN / Post-basic Perioperative Nursing from any accredited school of Nursing or University.
  • Basic Life Support certificate is a MUST
  • ACLS certificate would be an added advantage
  • Basic Life Support certificate is a MUST
  • ACLS certificate would be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

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