Registered Nurse (Midwife Qualified)

Life Westville Hospital
Registered Nurse (Midwife Qualified)

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Midwife Qualified) based at Life Westville Hospital, reporting to Ismay Dipa, Unit Manager.

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
  • Patient Care – Determine and administer patient’s needs, listening to complaints, recording vital data, receiving and giving report from/to other shifts
  • Administer medication and observe reactions, special diets and implement treatment plans
  • Co-ordinate nursing services with that of the multi-disciplinary team 
  • Health Education – Participate in education/learning programmes for patients, families, communities and staff
  • Administration – Maintain accurate patient information by recording and reporting all abnormalities, referrals, all interventions carried out, incidents, movements and patient belongings 
  • Material and Resource Supervision – stock control, billing of all stock and maintaining safety and storage of equipment 
  • Allocate, delegate staff according to job requirements, orientate new employees, manage staff schedules, and  manage joint performance of sub-ordinates
  • Comply with ISO requirements in order to facilitate infection control 
  • Conduction of effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing  
  • Diploma in Midwifery  
  • Advanced Diploma in Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science will be an advantage 
  • Minimum of 4 years midwifery experience in post-natal, labour ward and nursery  
  • Current registration with the relevant professional or regulatory body  
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Critical thinking 
  • 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
Closing date
Wednesday, February 21, 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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