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[Job Vacancy] Nursing Officer at Gynescope Specialist Hospital

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Job Vacancy


Gynescope Specialist Hospital, based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State specializes in fertility and minimal access surgery in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Nursing Officer

Location: Port Harcourt, RiversEmployment Type: Full-time


The job holder is responsible for the daily functional operation of the obstetric unit, delivery of patient/customer quality care, staff development and continuous quality improvement activities.

Medical Functions

Perform professional nursing care to patient admitted in the obstetric and Gynecology unit.
Perform on admission assessment, review patient history and develop a plan of care for the patients using the nursing process format on EMR.
Initiate fetal heart monitor, perform vaginal examination and interpret fetal heart rate.
Determine frequency duration and intensity of contractions.
Coordinate the smooth transfer of surgical cases by providing emotional support to patients and obtaining proper obtaining proper consents, and ensure pre-op diagnostic test are available before transferring patient to theatre.
Perform immediate post-delivery care of mother and baby, record APGAR scores, apply ID band to the baby for proper identification and document baby’s statistic.
Prepare labour room for delivery and ensure aseptic technique in place
Ensure medication and treatment of patients are administered according to the physician’s order and medication policy and protocol.
Monitor progress of labour which include mother and fetal wellbeing and notify obstetrician when appropriate for progress or problem.
Prepare patient for elective or emergency cesarean section by following Lily hospital’s written C-Section protocol
Administer care during labour such as vaginal examination, augmentation/induction of labour and relief of pains as prescribed by obstetrician.

Patient Care:

Educate delivered mothers on post-natal care.
Education and counseling patients on sexual health, birth control choices and safe practices
Educate the patient on proper nutrition and appropriate exercises
Provide essential information to assist new mothers on breastfeeding, care of baby, and episiotomy/perineal tear.

Administration Duties:

Ensure proper documentation of patient’s care, partograph, and baby birth certificate in an appropriate manner.
Responsible for patient discharge planning.
Ensure the unit is stocked with a standard level of consumable supplies, medications and equipment.

Health and Safety:

Carry out duties and responsibilities in compliance with the hospitals’ health and safety policy and statutory regulations.
Ensure a clean, comfortable and safe environment for patients, clients and members of staff.

The Person

Minimum academic qualification of a Registered Nurse (RN) and Registered Midwife (RM) or Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSC.)
1-5 years relevant work experience in healthcare sector
Outstanding communication (oral or written), interpersonal and people management skills
Possess high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Knowledge of Nursing Practice Acts
Knowledge of safety and injection controll practices.
Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigerian and must be licensed to practice as Registered Nurse or Midwife.
Knowledge of Microsoft office package.


N50,000 – N100,000 / month.
Salary in line with industry standard.


How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should send their detailed CV, Credentials and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline  26th February, 2023.