Nursing Officer at Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN)

The Admiralty University of Nigeria was established as a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) through the joint efforts of Nigerian Navy Holdings (a subsidiary organization of the Nigerian Navy) and Hellenic Education Nigeria – (a private consultancy, with international educators as main partners).Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill Full-Time, Part-Time and Daily Part-Time vacancy in the Academic Department of the University:Job Title: Nursing OfficerLocation: DeltaJob Type: Senior Managerial/ Administrative and SupportGeneral DutiesPromotes and restores patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating phase-to phase or remotely with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, and friends.Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.Specific Responsibilities and TasksConsultation:Welcome students to the University Clinic.Carry out students’ health evaluation on registration.Assess and identify students health needs.Establish personal rapport with potential and actual patients and their relatives.Assess urgency and make sure urgent cases are seen first.In the role of ‘Clinician’, manage the cases under his/her line of technical expertise, but also provide nursing care according to the need of the patient.Adhere to his/her level of therapeutic standards.Give first aid when needed.Provide psychological support/Basic Psychological First Aid to patients according to need.Provide individual and group health education to students on various health promotion and infection-control and prevention matters.Maintain patient confidentiality.Document collected information on health cards and other records.Ensure daily, weekly and monthly data collection.Organisation:Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with Universal standards, procedures, rules, and regulations.Adhere to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.Breadth of Work:Competencies in covering triage, dressing, vaccination, nutrition, midwives, registrar, and dispenser duties.Ensure coordination and continuity of care through verbal and written reports and coordination with the other health staff.Participate actively in meetings and trainings when required.Attends to the medical/nursing needs of Students, Staff and Visitors of the University.Specific Objective and Linked Activities:Ensure the quality of care provided to patients in PUI facilities.Provide essential preventative assistance services and follow up on identified beneficiaries with NCDs and other diseases/morbidities of Public Health relevance.Provide training on selected topics on Non-Communicable Diseases and other of Public Health relevance.Report on collected data.The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.Priorities of the Department:Ensure the quality of care provided to patients in the University’s health facilitiesAssessment on beneficiaries at risk and diagnosed individuals with communicable and noncommunicable diseases, other diseases of public health relevant and treat them.Provide frequent feedback on health illness patterns observed in the field that require further assessmentReport to the Dean for Student Affairs.Knowledge and skillsGood knowledge of Communicable and Non Communicable diseasesGood knowledge of Public HealthGood ability for team workAbility to multitask and to work aloneAbility to manage a fair workload including emergencies.Well organized and hard workerAble to manage stress and pressureReliability and NeutralityAble to check validity of information, logical thinking.Further informationAccountability In undertaking these responsibilities the postholder will clearly be able to delegate specific functions, but not accountability for them, to other individuals.Hours: This is a full time post. The nature of the post is such that the postholder will be expected to work flexibly and for such reasonable hours (minimum 40) as are necessary in order to fulfil the duties and responsibilities of the post.Leave: 25 days per annum.

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