Vacancies

Registered Nurse | ICU | RENAL EXPERIENCED

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Bay View Private Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse | ICU | RENAL EXPERIENCED
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (ICU)/renal experienced, based at ICU Life Bay View Hospital, reporting to Melinda Verwey Unit Manager ICU. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care and dialysis 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
  • Providing safe and optimal dialysis as prescribed by the treating Doctor.
  • 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
  • Disinfecting of Dialysis Machines and practice safe infection principles while performing dialysis.

Ensuring effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders by

  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Renal files opened for all new dialysis patients on each admission
Requirements
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Renal dialysis experience
  • 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 fulfil a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system also to work hours short in ICU when no dialysis sessions scheduled
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behavior
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organizational awareness
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)
Email
Recruitment.Bayview@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Wednesday, May 22, 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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