Registered Nurse: Maternity (Midwife)

Life West Coast Private Hospital
Registered Nurse: Maternity (Midwife)

A vacancy exists for Registered Nurse: (Midwife) in Maternity, based at Life West Coast Private Hospital, reporting the Unit Manager, Sr. Elaine Appollis. The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning and co-ordination of the Unit and ensure quality nursing care to all patients.

Critical Outputs
  • Providing quality patient care by monitoring, assisting, education quality care of patients ante natal; post natal; new born care and gynaecology care and promoting and assisting breastfeeding.
  • Effective relationship management with customers by building and maintaining healthy relationships with internal and external customers and supporting all new staff members with the orientation program.
  • Ensuring daily care rounds are conducted.
  • Providing accurate, appropriate and adequate education to patients and family members during hospitalization.
  • Providing effective risk management (SHE & infection control) by monitoring and implementing preventative measures to minimize risk.
  • Comply with ISO requirements in order to facilitate infection control.
  • Conducting effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure optimum operational efficiencies by correct and accurate stock management.
  • Minimising unnecessary cost wastage and facilitating maintenance of equipment
  • Ensuring correct and proper usage and maintenance of equipment
  • Ensuring personal absenteeism is minimised and justified
  • Working flexible hours in order to minimize agency costs and show willingness to assist other departments
  • Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Midwifery qualification is compulsory
  • Current registration with SANC as a qualified midwife.
  • Experience in Obstetrics & Gynaecology nursing, as well as Post Natal nursing will be an advantage
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness

Sr. Elaine Appollis

022 719 1030 ext 294/249
Closing date
Friday, February 26, 2021

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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