Vacancies

Registered Nurse – Recovery

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre
Position
Registered Nurse – Recovery
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Theatre Experienced) in the Recovery Room, based at Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre, reporting to Unit Manager Zaahida Dove. The successful candidate will be responsible for successful recovery of patients and to ensure that patients receive optimal care in accordance with company and hospital strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs

Ensuring effective financial management by

  • Ensuring accurate charging by managing theatre clocking time
  • Ensuring equipment is charged according to policy
  • Managing stock by participating in regular stock taking and controlling of the consignment stock in accordance with the hospital (local) policy

Affecting the functioning of theatre/ recovery room equipment and instrumentation by

  • Ensuring the correct use of equipment and instrumentation by educating and supervising staff on the correct utilization of the equipment

Providing Quality patient care by

  • Obtaining the correct information of the patient pre-operatively and intra-operatively to effectively nurse the patient in the recovery room
  • Ensuring that the patient is comfortable and assist the anaesthetist during recovery period in the recovery room
  • Recovery of patients post operatively and handing over of recovery patients to the wards
  • Ensure accurate documentation of patient information during recovery

Ensuring effective people management by

  • Providing theatre specific training and assessing the competence of staff
  • Assist the Unit Manager to correctly monitor the normal and overtime hours
  • Ensure the theatre team works according to the scope of practice
  • Give feedback to the unit manager in order to assess optimal performance

Effective SHEQ management by

  • Ensuring the use of personal protective clothing and complying with ISO requirements
  • Ensuring the disposal of medical waste in order to effectively control infection

Effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders

  • Attend review and consultative form meetings to maintain healthy relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with external stakeholders by reporting and escalating unresolved issues to the unit manager
Requirements
  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma
  • Registration with SANC
  • Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Contact

Zaahida Dove

Tel
021 670 9920
Fax
021 670 9921
Email
zaahida.dove@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Tuesday, August 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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