Nursing Manager

Rockgarden Homes

Health & Safety

Lagos | Full Time Healthcare | NGN 75,000 – 150,000

Job Summary

The Nursing Manager is a key member of the management team whose primary role is to focus primarily to develop and manage Nursing services for the organization. The incumbent will ensure timely access to high-quality Nursing care for clients through clinical systems improvements, and oversight of quality improvement initiatives.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Willingness to provide comprehensive home-based nursing to elderly clients in a residential care setting.
  • Plans, organizes and directs the overall operation and function of the Nursing Services Department.
  • Provides leadership, and evaluation of the activities of the Nursing Department.
  • Ensures that nursing standards are upheld
  • Ensures nursing care plan and assessment functions are in place.
  • Provides an environment of quality, cost improvement that is data-driven, and develops systems to review utilization of resources and objectively measure outcomes of care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Maintain regulatory and compliance approvals and accreditations.
  • Work with senior management and medical staff to develop strategic plans.
  • Ensures the maintenance of standards in Quality, Infection Control and Health and Safety, in the nursing division and facility as a whole.
  • Ensure proper performance management procedure embedded to evaluate clinical competency of nursing staff during probation, and thereafter annually.
  • Drives and monitor performance management process for nursing staff.
  • Encourages a collaborative model of client care by providing opportunities for nursing staff to plan with the medical staff and other disciplines for the total needs of our client.
  • Drives and participates in the assessment of learning needs and provides opportunities for development to the nursing staff. 
  • Maintains current knowledge of international trends in nursing care delivery and incorporate knowledge into daily operations of the Nursing Department.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A mission-driven individual who can embrace and commit to Mission and Core Values.
  • A self-starter, results-oriented personality, with the ability to effectively lead and motivate.
  • Critical thinking, a decision-maker with problem-solving skills. Understanding of how to create change through influence and not through direct authority.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing (Preferred) with RN, BNSc, RPN or Diploma in nursing. BLS, ACLS will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable leadership role and achievement in a slightly complex healthcare delivery system and must be skilled in handling conflicts.