Vacancies

Registered Nurse ICU Qualified

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Anncron Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse ICU Qualified
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurses (ICU Qualified) at Life Anncron Hospital, reporting to the Unit Manager, Tina de Witt. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill patients in order to maximise 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 specialised 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
  • Ensure the ICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilised
  • Supervision that allocated duties are completed and patient care rendered
  • Motivate team to participate in Company projects e.g. CARE program, Domino

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 Health and Safety by

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

Ensuring effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders by

  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences
  • Execute doctors’ 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
  • Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation

Ensuring effective record keeping by

  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
Requirements
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Registration with SANC
  • Diploma in Specialty
  • General ICU experience will be added advantage
  • Successful candidate would be required to work day and night duty
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Computer proficiency
  • Inquisitive and vibrant person to keep up in a fast paced setting.
Competencies
  • Compassion
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Leading by example
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Drive & energy
Email
Tina.dewit@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Friday, July 15, 2022

Please specify the position you are applying for when submitting your CV.

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. 

Life Healthcare has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in place which requires all employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated

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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