Enrolled Nurse - PICU

Vacancies

Enrolled Nurse - PICU

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Beacon Bay Hospital
Position
Enrolled Nurse - PICU
Introduction

A vacancy exists for an Enrolled Nurse (PICU Specialist), based at Life Beacon Bay Hospital, reporting to Carolyn Volker, Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill patients in order to maximize a positive outcome for the customer in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs

To provide quality patient care by

  • Providing quality basic and specialized nursing care
  • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patient’s condition
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification
  • Advocate the patient by motivating acuity to the case management and notify the doctor of any limitations

Provide effective people management by

  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth

Provide effective cost management by

  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy

Provide effective Infection Control and SHEQ by

  • Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing SHEQ alerts and incident reports to the SHEQ Coordinator

Ensuring effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders by

  • Execute doctor’s requests and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties

Ensuring the effective functioning of equipment and instrumentation

  • Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer

Ensuring effective record keeping by

  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
Requirements
  • Registered with SANC as an Enrolled Nurse
  • Nursing experience in ICU would be an advantage
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organized
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required
  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system

                                                                               

Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Professional and technical proficiency
  • Excellence orientation
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Action orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Contact

Tristam Hill

Email
tristam.hill@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Friday, July 23, 2021

 Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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