Perioperative Nurse Job at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited – Cedarcrest Hospitals was founded in Abuja in January 2008 and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics. Within a few years, the hospital expanded its scope of practice into a full-fledged private multispecialty hospital. The core vision of the organisation is to provide world-class healthcare services to patients in Nigeria, West Africa, and globally.
Perioperative Nurse Job at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited
With hospitals located in both Abuja and Lagos, our services accommodate over one hundred (100) beds and provide services and facilities such as emergency / trauma center, a helipad, major radiology diagnostic center, a prosthetic manufacturing plant, an oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, cardiac catheterization unit and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Perioperative Nurse
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to the Nursing Services Manager, the Perioperative Nurse will be responsible for providing patient care. The incumbent is responsible for assessing, planning, and implementing the nursing care patients receive before, during and after surgery.
The incumbent coordinates the overall nursing care in the operating room to help maintain a safe and comfortable environment. These activities include serving as a scrub nurse, selecting and passing instruments and supplies used for the operation.
The incumbent ensures patient assessment, pre- and post-operative patient education. The incumbent monitors the patient’s physical and emotional well-being, integrating and coordinating patient care throughout the surgical care continuum.
The Perioperative Nurse organizes activities related to the completion of nursing care by other healthcare team members. Observe breaches in surgical asepsis, as well as coordinate the needs of the surgical team.
The responsibilities also includes providing aid in exposure, homeostasis, closure, and other intraoperative functions to ensure all surgical procedures go smoothly.
Assess patients prior to surgery and alleviate their concerns
Gather all supplies needed for the operation
Assume responsibility of keeping the operating room sterilized
Giving directions on proper handling of materials and tools
Position and prepare patient on operating table
Organizes activities related to the completion of nursing care by other healthcare team members, observe breaches in surgical asepsis
Pass medical instruments or other objects to the surgeon during operation
Monitor patient’s vital signs to detect anomalies
Reviewing preoperative assessments with patients, and managing activities in the operating room
Evaluate patient in postoperative phases
Adhere to safety standards and precautions
Assume duties within or out of the sterile field as assigned