Registered Nurse | NIICU Experience

Life Roseacres Hospital
Registered Nurse | NIICU Experience

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (NICU Experience), based at Life Roseacres Hospital, reporting to the NICU Unit Manager, Roewayda Goldsworthy. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill neonatal patients to maximize a positive outcome for the customer in line with Company & Hospital's strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs
  • To provide quality patient care by:
  • Providing quality basic and specialised nursing care
  • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patient’s 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
  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Ensure the NNICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilised
  • Managing all stock used according to unit-specific policies and protocols
  • Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing SHEQ alerts and incident reports to the SHEQ Coordinator
  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor-specific preferences
  • Execute doctor’s requests and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties
  • Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer
  • Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation
  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • NICU working background of not less than 2 years.
  • Must have experience in Neurodevelopment Supportive Care in the NICU
  • Must be able to function independently as well as inter-dependently.
  • Registered with SANC. All qualifications to be registered.
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organised
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be willing to fulfil a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading my example
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Influencing
  • Drive & Energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Closing date
Friday, June 7, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

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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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