Nurse at Critical Rescue International (CRI)

Nurse at Critical Rescue International (CRI)

Critical Rescue International (CRI) was founded in 2001 as Nigeria’s first advanced paramedic (Emergency Medical Services) company. Over the ensuing years, we have developed a strong international reputation in the areas of health information and advice, medical assistance, primary healthcare, emergency and non-emergency medical response, benefits administration, and industrial health services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nurse

Location:  Lagos
Reporting To: COO
Department: Assist

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse
  • 3-4 years’ experience in Nursing
  • Home Health Nursing Experience
  • Ability to utilize various Microsoft Office applications/software, Expert in Email and other Computer Functions
  • Training in BLS, ACLS, PALS, Trauma Life Support, First Aid, etc. preferred
  • Positive/outgoing attitude
  • Ability to adapt to various roles/responsibilities

Application Closing Date
13th July 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to:  recruit[email protected]  using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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