Vacancies

Registered Nurse | Paediatric Unit

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life St George's Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse | Paediatric Unit
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a based at Life St George’s Hospital.  The successful candidates 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 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

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 utilised

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 SHEQ by

  • 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

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
Requirements
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Nursing Experience in Paediatric Unit will be a strong advantage.
  • Current registration with SANC.
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Computer proficiency
  • Reliable transport and ability to work shift
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behavior
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)
Email
zama.kondlo@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Sunday, June 9, 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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