Renal Nursing Officer at Anadach Group



Anadach Group Anadach – 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 patient experience, career opportunities exist for high-performing professionals that can contribute to a rapidly growing organization in the capacity below:

Job Title: Renal Nursing Officer

Location: Lagos
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 notifying the appropriate medical practitioner of any problems that occur during dialysis treatments.
  • Working with the Dialysis Technicians to ensure that dialysis machines and equipment are set up correctly.
  • Teaching patients and their family members how to operate home dialysis machines should they decide on home dialysis therapy.
  • Educating 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.
  • Conduct and input information on patients ’vital signs and procedures into the EMR system, register and relevant forms.
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions while under observation.
  • Engage patients for obtaining data on their circumstances in relation to diets and lifestyle for Doctors’ information.
  • Identify accurately potential health risks confronting the patient for Doctors’ information.
  • Assist Doctors in suturing procedures and to set up lines for admitted patients under observation.
  • Observe admitted patients regularly, checking vital signs and administering medications to patients in line with Doctor’s prescription.
  • Distribute as required, issued medical brochures and relevant medical information to ensure patients are well informed about topics such as childbirth, disease prevention and sexual health.
  • Prepare patients for physical examinations, observations, urinalysis, procedures, treatment and pre-employment screenings.
  • Orchestrate various procedures such as wound dressing, incision and draining, injection administration, vaccinations, ear piercing, ear syringing and suture removal.
  • Administer patients’ health checklist(s).
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of patients’ medical history, vital signs conducted procedures.
  • Prepare examination rooms and sterilize medical instruments before and after us
  • Prepare daily immunization report
  • Conduct and input information on patients ’vital signs and procedures into the EMR system, register and relevant forms
  • Co-operatively work with colleagues to maintain a professional learning culture.
  • Flexibly work in all units within the department and/or clinic such as screening section, wellness clinic, specialist clinics, travel clinic, general practice, documentation and pharmacy.
  • Liaise with the accounts officer to generate list and rates of stock items to be procured/replenished.
  • Carry out such other related duties as assigned to the nursing team

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Renal Nursing. (Additional qualification 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.

Key Competencies and Attributes:

  • Good documentation ability to prepare high quality summaries and reports
  • Computer literate (previous experience in use of electronic medical record system would be an asset)
  • Be able to respectfully motivate and lead a team/ work with minimal supervision
  • Be able to negotiate and handle end-to-end procurement
  • 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
1st June, 2023.

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

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