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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Nursing Officer at Admiralty University of Nigeria

The Admiralty University of Nigeria was established as a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) through the joint efforts of Nigerian Navy Holdings (a subsidiary organization of the Nigerian Navy) and Hellenic Education Nigeria – (a private consultancy, with international educators as main partners).

Job Type: Senior Managerial/ Administrative and Support

General Duties
  • Promotes and restores patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating phase-to phase or remotely with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, and friends.
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
Specific Responsibilities and Tasks
  • Welcome students to the University Clinic.
  • Carry out students’ health evaluation on registration.
  • Assess and identify students health needs.
  • Establish personal rapport with potential and actual patients and their relatives.
  • Assess urgency and make sure urgent cases are seen first.
  • In the role of ‘Clinician’, manage the cases under his/her line of technical expertise, but also provide nursing care according to the need of the patient.
  • Adhere to his/her level of therapeutic standards.
  • Give first aid when needed.
  • Provide psychological support/Basic Psychological First Aid to patients according to need.
  • Provide individual and group health education to students on various health promotion and infection-control and prevention matters.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Document collected information on health cards and other records.
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly data collection.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with Universal standards, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Adhere to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Breadth of Work:
  • Competencies in covering triage, dressing, vaccination, nutrition, midwives, registrar, and dispenser duties.
  • Ensure coordination and continuity of care through verbal and written reports and coordination with the other health staff.
  • Participate actively in meetings and trainings when required.
  • Attends to the medical/nursing needs of Students, Staff and Visitors of the University.
Specific Objective and Linked Activities:
  • Ensure the quality of care provided to patients in PUI facilities.
  • Provide essential preventative assistance services and follow up on identified beneficiaries with NCDs and other diseases/morbidities of Public Health relevance.
  • Provide training on selected topics on Non-Communicable Diseases and other of Public Health relevance.
  • Report on collected data.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.
Priorities of the Department:
  • Ensure the quality of care provided to patients in the University’s health facilities
  • Assessment on beneficiaries at risk and diagnosed individuals with communicable and noncommunicable diseases, other diseases of public health relevant and treat them.
  • Provide frequent feedback on health illness patterns observed in the field that require further assessment
  • Report to the Dean for Student Affairs.
Knowledge and skills
  • Good knowledge of Communicable and Non Communicable diseases
  • Good knowledge of Public Health
  • Good ability for team work
  • Ability to multitask and to work alone
  • Ability to manage a fair workload including emergencies.
  • Well organized and hard worker
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Reliability and Neutrality
  • Able to check validity of information, logical thinking.
Further information
  • Accountability In undertaking these responsibilities the postholder will clearly be able to delegate specific functions, but not accountability for them, to other individuals.
  • Hours: This is a full time post. The nature of the post is such that the postholder will be expected to work flexibly and for such reasonable hours (minimum 40) as are necessary in order to fulfil the duties and responsibilities of the post.
  • Leave: 25 days per annum.
Person Specification (Experience & Knowledge)
  • Candidates for this position must possess at least an HND / Second Class Honours’ Upper Division B.Sc. degree in Nursing.
  • They must be a State Registered Nurse (SRN) with 6 years’ cognate post qualification experience and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria or in a comparable professional body.

Applicants should send their Applications to the "Human Resource Office" via: 

To apply, it is ESSENTIAL that your Application consists of:
  • A Cover Letter (maximum one single-sided A4 page) noting your personal and contact details and specifying the position(s) you are applying for;
  • Your curriculum vitae (maximum 2 single-sided A4 pages) outlining your academic and professional qualifications as well as your work experience in reverse chronological order with your current, or most recent job, first; and
  • A narrative (maximum 4 single-sided A4 pages) as to how you match the requirements noted below:
    • Applicants must address the following in their application submission:
      • How their previous engagements are in line to all the requirements set out above under this job description section;
      • How their future work would add-value towards the criteria set out in this job description section; and
      • How they best fit in improving the academic work and student services to be delivered by the university.
The selection process will consist of three phases:
  • Initially, the selection panel will consider all candidates that match the Job Role and Person specification criteria;
  • As an interim stage, a short-listing of best fit applicants will be compiled and an interview panel will be formed. Candidates that make this short-list will be invited to attend a preliminary interview; and
  • In the final stage of the process, selected few candidates will be asked to attend a final interview. A job offer will be made to the best applicants following this stage.
Detailed Guidance
Personal Details:
  • Full Name (Surname first, in capital letters);
  • Declaration of Change of Name;
  • Place and Date of Birth;
  • State of Origin & Local Government Area;
  • Nationality;
  • Permanent Home Address;
  • Present Postal Address;
  • Mobile telephone numbers; and
  • E-mail address.
Work Experience:
  • Work Experience, including full details of former and present post(s);
  • Full details of teaching and research experience and service; and current total annual salary details.
  • Educational Institutions Attended, with Dates;
  • Academic Qualifications Obtained, with Dates;
  • Professional Qualifications Obtained, with Dates;
  • List of Publications, (where applicable); and
  • Honours and Distinctions.
  • General other:
  • Marital Status;
  • Number and Ages of Children (if any); and
  • Extra-Curricular activities.
Two (2) Referees
  • Names of Referees;
  • Telephone number; and
  • E-mail address.
Note: Most resulting appointments will commence in September, 2018 (fall semester) to mid- June, 2019. While the appointments will be based at the Ibuso Campus, there may also be the need to cover assignments at the Sapele Campus.

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