Summit Orthopaedic Hospital is a single specialty hospital dedicated to providing cutting edge solutions to bone, joint and sports related injuries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nurse

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking for a competent Nurse/ physician assistant to assist surgeons during operations and keep the operating room sterile at all times.
  • They need to possess phenomenal efficiency and attention to detail with a strong knowledge of operation procedures and patient safety. Being compassionate and sensitive is a prerequisite for the profession.
  • The ideal candidate goes one step further by being a critical thinker, fast to act in emergencies.


  • Assess patients prior to surgery (e.g. NPO status) and alleviate their concerns
  • Gather all supplies needed for the operation
  • Assume responsibility of keeping the operating room sterilized
  • Position and prepare patient on operating table
  • Pass medical instruments or other objects to the surgeon during operation
  • Monitor patient’s vital signs to detect anomalies
  • Evaluate patient in postoperative phases
  • Adhere to safety standards and precautions
  • Assume duties within or out of the sterile field as assigned
  • Assessing patients prior to surgery and alleviating their concerns
  • Gathering all supplies needed for the operation
  • Assuming responsibility of keeping the operating room sterilized
  • Communicate with physicians, LPNs, radiologists and other medical professionals
  • Track and maintain medical supply inventory along with other staff members
  • Full-time role will include providing a full range of duties including: Proven experience as operating room nurse (circulating and scrub)
  • Excellent knowledge of aseptic and sterile techniques
  • Solid understanding of patient safety and precautions
  • In-depth knowledge of surgical operation procedures
  • Outstanding organizational ability
  • A great team player with excellent communication skills
  • Cool tempered with emotional and physical stamina

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree/HND
  • Other Requirements: Resident in Lagos, preferably Egbeda

Application Closing Date
30th November, 2019

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

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