Nursing Officer at DEDA Hospital

Nursing Officer

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Abuja
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp


  • As a nurse, to provide quality care to neonates and  identifies changes in a neonate’s signs and symptoms and intervenes in emergency situations.
  • Provide support and assistance to new mothers including feeding advice and assistance with general parent crafting.
  • Be available for “on call” roster as required to provide escort for midwifery patient requiring transfer or assistance if more than one patient in Delivery Suite.
  • Provide quality nursing care that includes assessment, planning and evaluation of care.
  • Performs physical examinations, such as measuring vitals, taking blood and urine samples, and ordering diagnostic tests
  • Assist the surgeon and anaesthetist during the operation, anticipating their needs in order to facilitate their job
  • Organise patient transportation from the Opearating Theatre to the recovery room and carry-out and/or supervise all the postoperative activities.
  • Direct participation in surgical procedures;
  • Assistance in clinical research and record keeping as required by the organisation
  • Assess patients condition before surgery 
  • Control all equipment and material stock used in the Operating Theatre to ensure efficient and rational use of material resources
  • Keep the operating room sterilized
  • Position the patient on operating table
  • Pass medical instruments to the surgeons during operation
  • Demonstrate competency in professional and clinical skills.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation and discharge planning for patients as required.
  • To effectively and efficiently use ward equipment and supplies.
  • To communicate effectively with patients, nursing colleagues and all members of the healthcare team
  • Liaise with medical, allied health and other nursing staff to ensure continuity of patient care.
  • Maintain interest and understanding of current trends in nursing and in the healthcare industry.
  • Demonstrate a professional approach in regard to time keeping, appearance and behaviour.
  • Excellence in customer service, facilitating relations with patients, extended families, friends and the broader community.
  • Practices in accordance with the Deda Hospital’s Vision, Values and Core Objectives.


  • Minimum 3 years post graduation experience as a Registered Nurse.
  • Evidence of practical  experience with Neonates.
  • Knowledge of current issues, trends and research in acute services and maternity services  and early years
  • Fluency in Hausa Language will be an added advantage

Method of Application

Send CV only to [email protected]  using REGISTERED NURSE as subject of email.