Olive Prime Psychological Services

Psychiatric Nurse (Locum)

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Olive Prime Psychological Services is recruiting for Full time Psychiatric Nurse (Locum)

Job Description

The day to day demands across the spheres of our existence from family to work, among others can take a toll on what we can bear mentally, and we deserve to seek for and receive help because these daily demands can lead to stressors which can result in a range of problems such as substance abuse and mental illnesses. At The Olive Prime Psychological services (TOPs), we are aware of the dynamics of being human and we understand that life can go beyond what we can bear, triggering a need to be supported and understood, therefore, we are committed to support service users (which refers to clients or patients) to experience a more realistic, flexible and full recovery, even as it concerns addictions and mental illnesses.

Job Title: Psychiatric Nurse (Locum)

Job Description

  • Observe outpatients and inpatients daily to identify, interpret, and document physical and emotional status and/or patterns, such as assaultive or suicidal behaviour, and response to treatment or medication.
  • Administer psychotropic medications to patients, monitor use, and document reactions.
  • Instruct patients on the purpose, dosage, and side effects of medication, and explain the legal process related to the patient's refusal to take prescribed medication.
  • Monitor the number of outpatients and inpatients present in the facility at certain intervals.
  • Provide information, emotional support and reassurance to patients.
  • Take patients vital signs and samples for investigations.
  • Assess care requirements/write care plans
  • Instruct support workers in the assessment and safety of service users always
  • Ensure that scheduled Urine Drug test is taken for patient and recorded appropriately.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • Applicants must be a Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Must be resident in Abuja
  • Be male or female between the ages of 28 and 35 years
  • Be medically and physically fit.
  • Must have at least a minimum of 3 years work experience in a psychiatric hospital.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to email below using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail. e.g Psychiatric Nurse (Locum) - Abuja.

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June 16, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 3years
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
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