Nurse at Critical Rescue International (CRI)

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Critical Rescue International (CRI) is Nigeria’s first national advanced medical paramedic company. We are in business to manage medical emergencies wherever and whenever they occur in our area of operation. On hand to deliver our innovative services is a team of uniquely qualified international and local medial personnel. We operate a fleet of ambulances.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nurse

Location: Lagos
Department: Assist
Reporting To: COO

Overall Purpose of the Job

  • To plan and provide medical and nursing care to patients in a medical clinic, at home, in an ambulance, or in other settings who are suffering from emergent or chronic illness and/or injury.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Able to multitask and work with other healthcare staff to deliver primary medical care in a persons’ home, and remotely via telemedicine.
  • React effectively in emergency and non-emergency scenarios, demonstrating sound decision-making to benefit health
  • To act as a resuscitation lead or team member for seriously injured patients while they are in an ambulance and/or clinic
  • To perform minor surgical procedures.
  • To administer medical first aid and Basic Life Support to patients.
  • Triage and identify medical illness and/or injury
  • Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patients, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to medical protocols; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Observation and maintaining records of vital signs and level of consciousness
  • To assess and treat new patients.
  • Display expert clinical skills in managing the critical care of all categories of patients.
  • Document medical history.
  • Contribute to strategic planning and initiatives to advance standards of care excellence, improve patient outcomes and drive continuous improvement.
  • Responsibility of patient care may be in a clinical, home, or ambulance environment
  • To provide care in line with the telemedicine protocols.
  • To participate in concierge home services.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Quality of services rendered to patients
  • Ability to project the brand and services of the company
  • Quality of records and reports
  • Continuous improvement of knowledge, skills, and abilities

Accountabilities

  • Maintaining good relationships with patients
  • Attends continuing education and refresher education programs as required by employers, medical control and licensing or certifying agencies
  • Maintains compliance with medical ethics, standards of practice, health and safety policies and CRI policies
  • Maintains high level of confidentiality and professionalism

Closing Date: 31st, March, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: hr@crinigeria.com using the position as subject of email.

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