Registered Nurse | Paediatric Ward

Life Bedford Gardens Hospital
Registered Nurse | Paediatric Ward

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Paediatric Ward), based at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital, reporting to Jabulani Ndaba, Unit Manager. 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

Effective cost management for staff and stock by

  • Minimising unnecessary stock wastage and facilitating maintenance of equipment
  • Management of scheduled drugs
  • Assist in managing staffing norms by correctly applying acuity (patients scoring)

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.
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a paediatric ward.
  • Experience in a paediatric ward in private healthcare will be advantageous.
  • 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
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)
  • Ethical behaviour
Closing date
Friday, May 17, 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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