Enrolled Nurse | Trauma

Life Entabeni Hospital
Enrolled Nurse | Trauma

 A vacancy exists for an Emergency Unit Registered Nurse Specialised Qualified (RNSQ) based at Life Entabeni Hospital reporting to Unit Manager. The successful candidate will provide, and coordinate evidence based clinical practices and resources efficiently to achieve the Company’s strategic objectives of Growth, Efficiency, Quality and Sustainability.

Critical Outputs

Effective clinical skills to grow the business

  • Delivery of market leading evidenced based holistic clinical care.
  • Effective relationship with internal and external stakeholders that enhances and Optimised business growth.
  • Participative and collaborative with all members of the team to foster and develop a healthy and positive working environment that actively promotes a joint performance and value-based culture.
  • Effective people management – interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team.

Effective cost management – Cost-effective utilisation of resources across all business processes (including pharmacy and clinical engineering)

  • Delivery of cost-effective care across all business processes within the agreed budgetary parameters.
  • Optimal and efficient resource utilisation as per agreed budgetary parameters.
  • Optimal and appropriate product utilisation including pharmaceuticals and equipment and sundries.
  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols.
  • Control and manage Labour hours in accordance with the company policy.

Effective clinical skills to deliver the highest level of quality care benchmarked against international standards for quality and safety

  • Participate to meet Patient Experience, Clinical and Safety (Patient and Employee) outcomes targets.
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to company policy.
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment.
  • Enforcing infection prevention principles as per company policy.

Sustainability – participate in collaborative and engaging team dynamics (internal and external stakeholders)

  • Establish Lifelong partnerships with our customers to promote LHC as the preferred hospital of choice.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse is essential
  • Post graduate diploma/degree in Emergency Nursing (for Shift leaders).
  • Compliance with the SANC Scope of Practice for a Registered Nurse and all applicable healthcare Legislation.
  • 1-year post qualification experience in an Emergency Unit.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is essential and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is advantageous.
  • Participative and collaborative with all members of the team to foster and develop a healthy and A positive working environment that actively promotes a joint performance and value-based culture.
  • Effective leadership skills including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, and Conflict resolution.
  • Updated knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, industrial relations, standards, codes, Ethics and competency standards.
  • Updated knowledge and understanding of relevant pathophysiology, anatomy, and diseases to render Optimal holistic care.
  • Conflict resolution
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Organisational Awareness
  • Excellence Orientation
  • Engaging diversity
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Drive and energy
  • Ability to set goals and standards for self and
  • Verbal & Written Communication
  • Digital IQ and Computational Thinking
  • Building relationships
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Professional
Closing date
Monday, June 3, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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