Vacancies

Registered Nurse - Renal Trained Renal Unit

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Knysna Private Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse - Renal Trained Renal Unit
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse Trained in the Renal Unit, based at Life Knysna Hospital, reporting to Zwannda Netshankhu, Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of quality patient care.

Critical Outputs

Ensure professional, ethical practice in the unit

  • Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with legislation that directly and indirectly governs nursing practice
  • Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with ethical codes that directly and indirectly guide nursing practices
  • Accept accountability and responsibility for own professional actions

Ensure the provision of competent, clinical nursing care in the unit

  • Use the scientific process of nursing to initiate and manage comprehensive nursing care plans that will ensure quality nursing care
  • Coordinate and supervise nursing activities of members of the healthcare team who provide basic care

Customer Satisfaction: Enhance patient satisfaction

  • Utilise available management tools and strategies to enhance patient experience through continuing quality improvement initiatives e.g CFS and Qe
  • Assist in the management of patient complaints

Build professional relationships with the members of the multi-disciplinary team

  • Cooperate fully with the members of the multi-disciplinary team and independently delivering nursing care
  • Assist in the management of complaints from members of the multi-disciplinary team

Safe Environment: Assist in maintaining an environment which is both emotionally and physically safe

  • Utilise available management tools and participate in pro active management strategies to ensure an emotionally and physically safe patient environment e.g. SHEQ and infection control

Business Efficiency: Contribute to business efficiency through cost effective patient care, interdepartmental cooperation and economic use of all resources

  • Utilise and supervise adherence to interdepartmental requirements with regard to stock management, case management and billing

Coaching and mentor staff

  • Assist in the performance management of the unit staff
  • Assist in staff development through the provision of appropriate on the job in-service education
  • Participate in staff recognition and reward management strategies
Requirements
  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma
  • Registration with SANC
  • Post Graduate Renal Care qualification (Trained)
  • 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
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication skillsĀ 
  • Influencing skills
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Action orientation
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Email
andrea.joubert@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Sunday, September 23, 2018

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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