Perioperative Nurse at DEDA Hospital

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DEDA Hospital is a leading Nigerian healthcare provision facility with a history of successful health outcomes for our clients. Started Operations in 2012, DEDA hospital is home to an array of experienced healthcare providers and administrators from across the world with a dedication to delivering optimal healthcare service, especially to women, children and families.

For over 6 years, DEDA hospital has provided Abuja, Nigeria and the International world with high quality, compassionate healthcare. Today, DEDA Hospital has thousands of patients, numerous staff and healthcare professionals.

We are recruiting:

Job Title: Perioperative Nurse

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • Direct participation in surgical procedures;
  • Assistance in clinical research and record keeping as required by the organisation
  • Assess patients condition before surgery 
  • Control all equipment and material stock used in the Operating Theatre to ensure efficient and rational use of material resources
  • Keep the operating room sterilized
  • Position the patient on operating table
  • Pass medical instruments to the surgeons during operation
  • Monitor patient’s vital signs
  • Evaluate postoperative  patients 
  • Reviews charts for completeness, in accordance with documentation protocols prior to and after the surgical procedure
  • Adhere to all relevant health and safety standards 
  • Communicate with patients, teammates, and physicians to ensure continuity of care
  • Manage sterilization of equipments
  • Assist the surgeon and anaesthetist during the operation, anticipating their needs in order to facilitate their job
  • Organise patient transportation from the Opearating Theatre to the recovery room and carry-out and/or supervise all the postoperative activities.
  • Supervise and train the nurse aides and cleaners while following Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Contribute to monthly reports according to guidelines (statistical reports, etc.)


  • Nursing Degree (or equivalent Diploma) with valid registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ continuous professional experience in one or more of the following specialist theatre areas: Emergency Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Cardiac Surgery (including Paediatric).
  • In-depth knowledge of surgical operation procedures
  • Outstanding patient management skills
  • Compassionate and friendly personality
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Team player
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • IT skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Flexible and able to manage stress
  • Self-driven with a solution-oriented approach
  • Fluency in Hausa will be an added advantage

Deadline: Not specific

How to Apply:

Eligible and interested candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.


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