Registered Nurse | Midwife Qualified X3

Life St Mary's Private Hospital
Registered Nurse | Midwife Qualified X3

Vacancies exist for Registered Nurse Midwife Qualified X3, based at Life St Mary's Private Hospital, Mthatha, reporting to Unit Manager – Maternity Ward. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic patient care and to collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs

Ensuring effective financial management by


  • Ensuring accurate charging by managing clocking time
  • Ensuring consignment stock and equipment is charged according to policy


Affecting the functioning of Maternity equipment and instrumentation by


  • Ensuring the correct use Maternity equipment and instrumentation by educating and supervising staff on the correct utilization of the equipment


Providing Quality patient care by


  • Obtaining the correct information and assessment of the Patient
  • Ensuring that the patient is comfortable and assist the doctor during the rounds and procedures


Ensuring effective people management by


  • Assist with training and assessing the competence of staff
  • Give feedback to the unit manager in order to assess optimal performance


Effective SHEQ management by


  • Ensuring the use of personal protective clothing and complying with ISO requirements
  • Ensuring the disposal of medical waste in order to effectively control infection


Effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders


  • Maintain a healthy relationship with external stakeholders by reporting and escalating unresolved issues to the unit manager


Specific maternity Outputs


  • Ante-Natal care of patients as well as post-natal care
  • Progressing and conducting a Normal vaginal delivery.
  • Breastfeeding support and education to patients
  • Maintaining excellent patient and customer care in accordance with Life Healthcare and client service standards.




  • Grade 12 National Senior Certificate
  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma in Midwifery
  • Registration with SANC
  • Nursing experience in Maternity Ward (Labour, Post-natal and Nursery) for at least 2 years.
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage
  • Must be willing to fulfil a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a constantly changing environment
  • Strong inter-personal skills required
  • Own Transport




  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Influencing
  • Ethical and Professional behaviour
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Passion and dedication to this field
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Influencing skills





Closing date
Monday, June 3, 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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