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Anesthetic Nurse at Eye Foundation Hospital Group (EFHG)

Eye Foundation Hospital Group (EFHG) is a healthcare group with speciality in Eye care services. The Eye Foundation Hospital was started in 1993 as a high tech specialist eye hospital capable of providing services comparable to those obtainable abroad. It is the first and foremost indigenous eye practice in the country that runs a group practice with many sub specialized ophthalmologists.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Anesthetic Nurse

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports To: Consultant Anesthesiologist

Job Summary

  • The Anaesthetic Nurse’s main responsibility is to do patient support and monitor vital signs post-surgery to ensure smooth and quick recovery post-surgery and ensure the wellbeing of patients.

Job Description
Before Surgery:

  • Prepares equipment needed for the patient to safely undergo Anesthesia
  • Checking and setting up the anesthetic machine
  • Preparing intravenous drugs
  • Preparing intravenous therapy administration equipment
  • Preparing a range of devices to maintain the patient’s airway (e.g.laryngeal masks, endotracheal tube)
  • Communicating with the patient when they arrive into the operating theatre
  • Maintain peripheral intravenous access.
  • Maintaining adequate anesthesia.
  • Conducting Anesthetics checklist protocols.
  • Establishing and securing an airway.
  • Making sure that patients are positioned in such a way not to cause discomfort or injury during their procedure.
  • Perioperative review of surgical patients.

During Surgery:

  • Monitoring and maintaining patients’ vital signs and anesthesia depth.
  • Ensure Collection and analysis of patient (blood) samples.
  • Acquiring and administering transfusion fluids and equipment.
  • Work closely under the supervision of the Consultant Anesthesiologist.

After Surgery:

  • Waking the patient after the surgery.
  • Removing airway devices.
  • Transferring patients to post-operative care units
  • Care and maintenance of critical tools.
  • Close monitoring of patients’ vital signs, patient’s post op state and other critical metrics.

Qualifications

  • Must be a Registered Nurse
  • A Post Basic qualification in Anesthetic Nursing is compulsory
  • At least 3 years work experience in the same role
  • A good knowledge of peri-operatives is required for the role.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good communication and people skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Good technical and measurement skills.
  • Organized and methodical.
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job.

Application Closing Date
30th November, 2022.

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

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