Hiring to expand
We are looking to expand our team. Are you a nurse with an entrepreneurial mindset? Are you a strong patient advocate? Are you energetic, passionate and excited about changing the health sector, problem solving and trying new things?
The Ingress Health Foundation and Partners (IHF&P) seeks to hire qualified skilled and capable nursing professionals who are looking to apply their patient care and public health expertise to an entrepreneurial model in a novel public health initiative.
These individuals will be engaged to provide holistic health care with emphasis on preventive and promotional healthcare. Each must be a fully certified nurse-midwife with a license to practice in Nigeria.
Preferably, this individual should reside close to Lagos Mainland/Shomolu or Surulere. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing care to patients while adhering to compliance standards; the candidate will be expected to be able to provide family-centered care, recognize patient needs and prioritize those needs with the needs outlined by physicians. Ideally, s/he should be able to provide healthcare services to patients of all ages, and be comfortable handling adolescent health care services.
Assure quality care by adhering to standards set by the physicians
Provide care and education to patients in person or virtually
Adhere to compliance guidelines throughout
Registered Nurse/Midwife or BSc Nursing with community or public health certificate
Minimum of two years post-graduation nursing experience providing direct patient care.
Experience in Quality Improvement or Quality Assurance is an added advantage
CPR, BCLS certification is desirable
Works with a multidisciplinary primary and preventive health team
Forty (40) hour work week; no travel required
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Additional qualifications and competencies in providing prenatal, intra partum and postnatal care, early newborn care, infant and young child feeding and nutrition advice; Knowledgeable in the current immunization policy and schedule. Invokes comfort around patients and families, and able to quickly move to a trusting relationship with them as primary care givers.
Conversant with adolescent health guidelines and procedures; Able to think outside the box regarding service provision for adolescent health;
Trustworthy and will maintain patient confidentiality
Impeccable bedside manner and Interpersonal communication skills are critical to this position.
Capable of carrying out community-based workshops. Competencies around community mobilization, interpersonal communication and garnering community support around public health concerns in the community.
Capable of self-directed learning
Competent and skilled in the use of computers with basic word processing skills, along with the use of excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Basic research skills: develop questionnaires and analyze simple data and feedback to implement change as needed.
If any of these sounds like you, please send an updated resume and a cover letter indicating your desire to join the Ingress Health team at firstname.lastname@example.org