Registered Nurse | NICU Qualified/Experienced

Life Kingsbury Hospital
Registered Nurse | NICU Qualified/Experienced

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse Neonatal Qualified/Experienced based at Life Kingsbury Hospital, reporting to Unit Manager, Thandeka Mtshali. 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
  • To provide quality patient care by
    • Providing quality basic and specialized nursing care
    • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patients 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
    • 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
  • Effective cost management for staff and stock by
    • Evaluating employee labour hours and manage debit and credit hours
    • Minimizing 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
  • Diploma in Neonatal ICU
  • Nursing Experience in Neonatal ICU and High Care
  • 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
  • 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

Chwayita Mpangele

021 670 4312
Closing date
Wednesday, April 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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