Deda Hospital

Matron/Senior Nursing Officer

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Deda Hospital is recruiting for Full time Matron/Senior Nursing Officer

Job Description


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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Matron/Senior Nursing Officer



  • Are you a qualified Nurse / Midwife either out in your career or looking for a more senior position? Do you have minimum of 5years experience as a Matron  or Senior Nurse / Midwife? Deda Hospital Limited Abuja is offering a multi-versatile role ideal for a senior nurse / midwife , wanting to advance into a unit manager role.

Job Description
Your role as the Matron will be to oversee and support the nursing Unit in all regulatory standards alongside key duties such as:

  • To provide line management and professional leadership for nursing / midwife staff.
  • To ensure patient/client/ involvement in development of services and environmental standards.
  • Be visible and accessible to patients, families and carers.
  • To provide specialist education and training to other staff
  • To ensure compliance with, and develop policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Making sure patients get quality care and Ensure that staff is appropriate to patient needs
  • Empowering nurses to take on a wider range of clinical tasks
  • Improving hospital cleanliness and Improving wards for patients
  • Ensuring patients’ nutritional needs are met and Making sure patients are treated with respect
  •  Preventing hospital-acquired infection
  • Quality assurance and regulatory compliance
  • Nursing team management
  • Ensuring all mandatory training and inductions are complete
  • Completing staff supervisions
  • Provide safe processes for the ordering, administration and disposal of drugs
  • Report all compliments, comments and complaint
  • Supervise and train junior staff and act as a mentor to new staff members
  • Promote resident independence and respect their dignity and choices
  • Must  be responsible in the absence of the Clinical Director
  • Experience in managing a shift providing leadership to the team ensuring that all care is delivered in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Actively lead, guide and supervise staff working in-house.
  • Undertake specific jobs designated to Matron (Ad-hoc duties)


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Education and Experience

  • B.ScN / RM / RN licensed
  • Proven experience in similar role
  • Must have experience in ICU, CCU, NICU, EMERGENCY/TRAUMA/OBG & GYNEO, Peadiatrics & Surgical Wards.
  • At least 5 years relevant supervisory experience as a Matron in a Hospital
  • Must be between 35- 45years old.

Skills & Behaviours:

  • Matron will be successful at working in teams
  • Competence across a range of nursing skills supported by professional and clinical knowledge
  • Must be someone with Administrative skills
  • Must Have leadership and supervisory qualities
  • Must be able to manage domestic staff and deal with health and welfare of staff
  • Demonstrate principles of accountable practice as a Matron
  • Must have a good command of English Language
  • Passion for Customers / Patients
  • Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement
  • Effective interpersonal communication and Influencing skills
  • Strong business acumen as well as the ability to plan and maintain organisation
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council registration and regulation
  • Empathy for vulnerable and sick patients
  • Passionate about dignity at work.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in Word or PDF format using "Matron" as the subject of the mail. 

Note: Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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July 17, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 5years
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
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