Staff Nurse (AUN Clinic) at The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below, this position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria: Job Title: Staff NurseLocation: Yola, AdamawaDepartment: AUN Clinic (Operating Theater)Job SummaryThe Staff Nurse is charged with the responsibility of assisting in the assessment and implementation of patient care needs within the operating theatre and ensure all patients are treated in a professional manner and that confidentiality is adhered to.He/she will also provide skilled assistance without direct supervision to demonstrate procedures to the staff as required as well as performing operating theatre practice in accordance with established policies and procedures.Detailed Listing of ResponsibilitiesTo participate as a scrubbed and circulating member of the nursing team during surgical procedures and carry out the necessary safety checks as laid down by policy and procedures.To report mishaps, accidents, and complaints to the Sister-in-Charge in accordance with health center policy.To keep abreast of new developments in operating team nursing to maintain professional awareness.To teach theatre nursing skills to new and junior members of staff where appropriate.To assist in the preparation and clearing of the theatres in accordance with the daily operating lists.To demonstrate an understanding of and use of specialist equipment.To ensure that agreed stock levels are maintained and consumption levels are monitored and utilized effectively.To participate in on-call duties to provide 24-hour cover.To maintain safe and acceptable standards of practice in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work policies and the code of professional conduct.To discuss and promote innovative procedures involving patient care. 

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