Ophthalmic Nurse at Me Cure Healthcare Limited

Me Cure Healthcare Limited, was established in 2009 and is headquartered in Nigeria with 7 healthcare diagnostic centers including an eye center which is a state of the art ophthalmic clinic used to diagnose, treat and perform vision related surgeries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Ophthalmic Nurse

Location: Lagos
Type of Employment: Full Time


  • Applies advanced knowledge of nursing and management to manage systems of patient care, personnel development and performance improvement.

Pre-operative/Intra: Operative/Post Operative Evaluation:

  • Assist Consultant Ophthalmologists in major and minor operations.
  • Keep principles of aseptic techniques in performing surgical scrub, setting instruments, gowning, gloving, as needed for the procedure.
  • Takes and monitors’ patients’ vital signs
  • Prepares operating room for patient/procedure.
  • Daily eye dressing of post operative patients

Circulating Nurse:

  • Assists in positioning, responding to comfort/safety of patient.
  • Provides for accurate care and handling of specimens.
  • Observes and enforces strict standards of asepsis.
  • Observes, checks and monitors all equipment used during surgery to confirm they are functioning efficiently.
  • Handles patient documentation.
  • Inventories of all items used during surgery.

Scrub Nurse:

  • Selects and handles instruments and supplies used for the operation

Counseling and Education:

  • Patient education and counselling.
  • Initiates patient educational plan, as prescribed by the Consultant Ophthalmologist.
  • Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their post-treatment home care needs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation.

Nursing Care:

  • Provides nursing care for patients undergoing surgery.
  • Maintain standards of nursing care in pre and post operative planning, implementation and patient care.
  • Provides basic, bedside care.
  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications.
  • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptoms.
  • Monitors patients’ physical and emotional well-being.

Information Management:

  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner and in the appropriate forms and format.

Inventory Management:

  • Stock/inventory taking and maintenance of equipment and material resources

Qualifications/ Skills / Experience

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Nursing, Ophthalmic or Perioperative Nursing


  • Knowledge of nursing and surgical practice, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of current health care environment.


  • Ability to maintain favorable public relations and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all medical and non-medical staff.
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and to make judgments regarding patient care.

Required Licensure, Certification:

  • Current registered nurse license.
  • Certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) training.

Work Experience:

  • Professional experience of at least three (3) years.

Application Closing Date
14th October, 2017.
Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: hr@mecure.com.ng

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