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Opthalmic Nurse Job at Me Cure Healthcare Limited
« on: Apr 22, 2013, 08:30 PM »
Job Title: Opthalmic Nurse

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Organisation: Me Cure Healthcare Limited (MHL)

Responsibilities:

•      Ophthalmic nurse provides care for patients suffering from disorders of the eye.

•      Working under the direct supervision of a licensed ophthalmologist, the ophthalmic nurse works to diagnose and treat various diseases that affect the human eye such as cataracts, partial or full blindness, eye trauma and glaucoma.

•      Ophthalmic nurses provide pre-operative care and prepare patients to undergo eye surgery.

•      They are responsible for gathering patients medical histories and performing pre-op assessments to develop a better understanding of the patients health profile prior to surgery.

•      Being aware of a patients allergies and medical conditions helps ensure a smooth surgical procedure without any surprises that the doctor and nurse aren’t prepared for.

•      Before the surgery takes place the ophthalmic nurse will provide the patient with some basic education about the procedure itself and the post-operative expectations.

•      During the eye surgery the ophthalmic nurse will assist the surgeon by maintaining a sterile surgical environment, preparing the patient in the correct position, handing the surgeon various surgical instruments and monitoring the patients’ vital signs.

Deadline: 26th April, 2013.

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Opthalmic Nurse Job at Me Cure Healthcare Limited
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