~ Position Closed ~


Ibadan, Oyo State

Job Description

  • Assessing patients prior to surgery and alleviating their concerns
  • provide patient care during the pre-, intra- and postoperative stages.
  • Gathering all supplies needed for the operation
  • Assuming responsibility of keeping the operating room clean and  sterilized with other team members.
  • Preparation of instruments, trolleys and sterile supplies requested for surgery.
  • Performing swab, needle and instrument counts in line with standard operating procedures and policies.
  • Position and prepare patient on operating table
  • Provide assistance to the Anaesthetist and Surgeon when required during operations.
  • Labelling and despatch of laboratory specimens after each procedure.
  • Managing and compiling procedure manuals, theatre registers and clients records.
  • Communicating departmental policies, policy changes and/ or new procedures to relevant staff
  • 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
  • Ensuring that appropriate stock levels are maintained in the operating/surgical unit.
  • Reporting to senior officer/line manager, incidents of accidents, complaints, defects in drugs, supplies or equipment.
  • Participating in trials of new equipment and supplies and evaluation and serviceability of existing equipment.
  • Assume duties within or out of the sterile field as assigned.

Specific Responsibilities


Required Experience

  • Ability to prepare correspondence and reports utilizing Microsoft software and/or e-mail.
  • Ability to create tables and simple displays of information into spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to enter and manage data into a centralized electronic medical records.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicant must be a certified operating room nurse (CNORs) with at least 3 years experience in Peri-operative nursing care. A diploma  in critical care is an added advantage.  Qualified candidate must 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 position.

Method of Application

Applicants should fill the ONLINE FORM at https://forms.gle/UpS34es1Pr1h52pW9 and also send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and other credentials with a cover letter (MS Word document) explaining suitability for the job: to programs@arfh-ng.org. Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applicants are advised to provide functional e-mail/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees. Please provide functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of the referees.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).


Full Time


18 October, 2021


28 October, 2021

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