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Latest Vacancies in a Premier Clinic and Hospital

HR-EX Consulting – Our client is a premier clinic and hospital established in 1965 to provide ophthalmologic care in Nigeria.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Intern Optometrist

Location: Ebute Metta, Lagos
Employment Type: Internship

Job Description

  • As an Optometrist you will be expected use to your skills to provide high-quality vision care to our patients.
  • You will also be responsible for conducting eye examinations, prescribing corrective lenses, and determining patients’ visual alertness.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform thorough routine eye inspections including visual acuity measurement, refractions, Eye pressure measurement and so on
  • Identify patient’s visual alertness, field of vision, and hand-eye coordination.
  • Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness and color blindness.
  • Promote eye health by teaching patients about proper eye care techniques.
  • Prescribe corrective lenses and medications
  • Contact lens fitting and Focimeter use
  • Take detailed medical histories for all patients, including current and past prescription medications
  • Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery—for example, examining a patient’s eyes the day after surgery
  • Clearly document diagnosis and treatment plan, including referrals, therapeutic prescriptions and long-term medical management, in patients’ charts
  • Maintain communication with Nurses and support staff in order to optimize quality clinical care and service
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree
  • Current license to operate
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities
  • Able to work under stressful situation
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Participate in the implementation of patient education, clinical support and community outreach programs
  • Must be able to evaluate the results of a variety of diagnostic tests and decide on the best course of treatment for a patient
  • Must be able to clearly explain eye care instructions to their patients, as well as answer patients’ questions.
  • Customer service oriented with excellent analytical and communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of eye-related disorders, conditions, and treatment
  • Flexible, team player, and critical thinker.

 

Job Title: Ophthalmic Nurse

Location: Ebute Metta, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Ophthalmic Nurse works directly with Surgeons and hospital staff to assist with Ophthalmologyprocedures and clinicals, administer medications, prepare and assist with surgeries and educate patients.
  • They provide optimum care to patients before, during, and after surgery which includes assessment, preparation, intervention, and evaluation while maintaining patient privacy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides patient care, which may include administering medication, performing procedures, and monitoring patient status in accordance with approved nursing practice.
  • Provide pre and post-operative care to patients
  • Provides appropriate counsel and education to patient/family regarding disease process and symptom management.
  • Educate patients and their families on the care and home treatment of eye disorders and diseases
  • Maintains medical records requiring appropriate and timely recording of patient information
  • Consults with Doctors as required to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • Assists with examinations, procedures, prescription refills, and other processes related to patient care.
  • Actively share ideas in a constructive and positive manner by listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others.
  • Keep commitments and keep direct supervisor informed of work progress, timetables, and issues.
  • Advocate and assist in maintaining a clean, neat, and cheerful environment where our patients feel comfortable.
  • Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations
  • Protects confidentiality of patient’s Personal Health Information
  • Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes
  • Assures accuracy of patient charges and directs patients appropriately with billing-related issues or pre-certification needs.
  • Follows work attendance policies; maintains consistent attendance with no unexcused absence
  • Maintains an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policies
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Minimum 1 year of nursing experience required
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Demonstrates leadership activities; able to work under stressful situation; and possesses well developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Membership is a professional nursing organization desired
  • Willing to act and eager to adopt new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Participate in the implementation of patient education and clinical support programs
  • Patient-focused approach
  • Good counseling and organizational skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible, team player, and critical thinker

Deadline: 8th June, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application to: recruitment@hrexng.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Ideal candidate must have close proximity to Ebute Metta, Lagos.

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