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Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse Jobs in a Prestigious Hospital

Sep 25, 2019, 2:30 PM
HR Leverage Africa - Our client, a prestigious Hospital based in Abuja, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below: Job Title: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse Location: Abuja Job Description
  • Monitor exact, detailed reports and records of critical ICU patient.
  • Administering intravenous fluids and medications as per doctor order.
  • Monitor patients’ fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Direct and supervise less skilled nursing/health care personnel, or supervise a particular unit on one shift to patient’s response and conditions.
  • Treating wounds and providing advanced life support.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardio version.
  • Ensuring that ventilator, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly.
  • Ensure that equipment or devices are properly stored after use.
  • Identify malfunctioning equipment or devices.
  • Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team.
  • Monitor and record symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions and inform to physician.
  • Order, interpret and evaluate diagnostics tests to identify and assess patient’s condition.
  • Carefully observe and document patient medical information’s and vital signs.
  • Document patients’ medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Document patients’ treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members about whole patient care plans.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patient’s response and conditions.
  • Monitor the critical patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment.
  • Critical care nurses may also care for pre- and post-operative patients when those patients require ICU care.
  • In addition, some act as manager and policy makers, while others perform administrative duties.
  • Assess patients’ pain levels and sedation requirements.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Assess family adaptation levels and coping skills to determine whether intervention is needed.
  • Acting as patient advocate.
  • Providing education and support to patient families.
  • ICU nurse must be able to draw ABG Blood and interpret report correctly.
Person Specifications
  • RN & RICN
  • Valid Licence - Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
  • 1-2 years as in hospital environment
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Professional, friendly attitude.
  • Experience in intensive care
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile.
Deadline: 1st October, 2019. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: abuja@hrleverageafrica.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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