Nurse

Role: Nurse
Employer: EcoMed Advanced Medical Diagnostics
Application Deadline: 14th Febuary 2024
Work Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone.

 

Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to info@afriqia-solutions.com with “Nurse” in Subject Line.

 

Role Purpose: 

Under the supervision of the ECoMed medical team, the nurse will be in charge of providing care of patients before, during and after a radiological or other diagnostic imaging procedure and will serve as a liaison between the patient and the medical team.

 

Duties

  • Responsible for initial patient assessment, including taking and monitoring patients’ vital signs  and conditions.
  • Reports and records patients’ responses on patients’ charts and documents all relevant information.
  • Explains and prepares patients  for a diagnostic procedure. 
  • Administers injections or solutions to patients before the procedures and ensures they follow the instructions during the procedure.
  • Assist in operating radiology machines and monitoring their functions.
  • Escorts patients to and from diagnostic tests and Centre’s services.
  • Gives physical care to patients who are completely or partially dependent while in the Centre.
  • Assists with the admission and discharge of patients.
  • Maintains general cleanliness, identifies hazards in the workplace and ensures all safety guidelines are adhered to at the Centre.
  • Ensure that privacy and dignity of patients is preserved at all times. 

 

Education and Experience

  • Diploma/ bachelor’s degree in nursing course or related fields.
  • Possession of national license to practice nursing.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in nursing or a similar role.
  • Proficiency in using various medical equipment and instruments.

 

Skills and Competencies

  • Empathetic, tactful and positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Neatness and good physical strength and stamina commensurate with the requirements of the position. 
  • Ability to promote effective working relationships with colleagues.