Vacancies

Registered Nurse Maternity Ward

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Empangeni Private Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse Maternity Ward
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Registered Midwife(x2), based at Life Empangeni Private hospital, reporting to the Unit Manager Colete Finger. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic patient care and to collaborate relationships with internal and external stakeholders in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs

Effective cost management for staff and stock by

  • Evaluating employee labour hours and manage debit and credit hours
  • Minimising unnecessary stock wastage and facilitating maintenance of equipment

Providing quality patient care by

  • Identifying and ensuring staff undergo department specific micro orientation
  • Ensuring daily care rounds are conducted and investigating complaints
  • Providing accurate, appropriate and adequate information to patients and family members during hospitalization

Providing effective risk management (SHEQ & 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

  • Identifying doctor’s preferences and stakeholders needs and implement in the working environment
Requirements
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery
  • Nursing Experience in Maternity ward
  • Current registration with the relevant professional or regulatory body
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Computer proficiency
  • Driver’s license and ability to travel
Competencies
  • 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
  • Leading by example
  • Motivating and developing people
Email
Colete.Finger@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Friday, October 29, 2021

NB: indicate position in the subject line of the email.

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 the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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