Registered Nurse NNICU

Life Flora Hospital
Registered Nurse NNICU

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Neonatal ICU Experienced) based at Life Flora Hospital, reporting to Unit Manager .The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill neonates in order to maximize a positive outcome for the customer 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 baby’s condition.
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework.
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols, and keep comply with Continuous Professional Development requirements in order keep yourself updated.
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification.
  • Knowledge and skill regarding neuro development care.
  • 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.
  • Ensure the ICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilized.

Provide effective cost management by:

  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols.
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy.

Provide effective Infection Control and Quality by:

  • Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control.
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing alerts and incident reports to the QM

Ensuring effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders by:

  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences.
  • Execute doctors’ requests and prescriptions after patient rounds.
  • Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties.
  • Ensuring the effective functioning of equipment and instrumentation.
  • 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 effective record keeping by:

  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements.
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing.
  • Nursing Experience in Neonatal ICU
  • 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 fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system as well as work according to the Flexible staffing model.
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading by example
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Closing date
Friday, September 13, 2019

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 closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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