Registered Nurse ICU Experienced x3

Life Eugene Marais Hospital
Registered Nurse ICU Experienced x3

Three vacancies exist for Registered Nurse ICU Experienced in ICU 1 based at the Life Eugene Marais Hospital, reporting to the 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 the company & hospital strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs

To provide quality 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 to the unit specification
  • Advocate for 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
  • Providing training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Ensure the ICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilised

Provide effective cost management by

  • Managing all stock used according to the 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 incidents reports to the SHEQ Coordinator

Ensuring effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders by

  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences
  • Execute doctors request and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • Assisting the multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties

Ensuring the effective functioning of equipment and instrumentation

  • Check equipment and instrumentations are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineering
  • Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the utilization of specialized equipment and instrumentation

Ensuring effective record keeping by

  • Ensuring records are accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
  • Grade 12
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Nursing Experience in ICU, neuro orthopedic experience will be advantageous
  • Registration with SANC
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organised
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills required
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Closing date
Saturday, July 11, 2020

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

External candidates will also be considered.

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