The Ophthalmic Nurse works directly with Surgeons and hospital staff to assist with Ophthalmologyprocedures and clinicals, administer medications, prepare and assist with surgeries and educate patients. They provide optimum care to patients before, during, and after surgery which includes assessment, preparation, intervention, and evaluation while maintaining patient privacy.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides patient care, which may include administering medication, performing procedures, and monitoring patient status in accordance with approved nursing practice.
Provide pre and post-operative care to patients
Provides appropriate counsel and education to patient/family regarding disease process and symptom management.
Educate patients and their families on the care and home treatment of eye disorders and diseases
Maintains medical records requiring appropriate and timely recording of patient information
Consults with Doctors as required to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
Assists with examinations, procedures, prescription refills, and other processes related to patient care.
Actively share ideas in a constructive and positive manner by listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others.
Keep commitments and keep direct supervisor informed of work progress, timetables, and issues.
Advocate and assist in maintaining a clean, neat, and cheerful environment where our patients feel comfortable.
Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations
Protects confidentiality of patient's Personal Health Information
Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes
Assures accuracy of patient charges and directs patients appropriately with billing-related issues or pre-certification needs.
Follows work attendance policies; maintains consistent attendance with no unexcused absence
Maintains an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policies
Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Experience Required
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Minimum 1 year of nursing experience required
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Demonstrates leadership activities; able to work under stressful situation; and possesses well developed verbal and written communication skills.
Membership is a professional nursing organization desired
Willing to act and eager to adopt new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Participate in the implementation of patient education and clinical support programs
Good counseling and organizational skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Flexible, team player, and critical thinker
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the "Job title" as subject of the email.
Note: Ideal candidate must have close proximity to Surulere, Lagos.