Vacancies

Registered Nurse - Surgical Extension

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life St Mary's Private Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse - Surgical Extension
Introduction

A vacancy exist for a Registered Nurse in Surgical Extension, based at Life St Mary's Private Hospital, Mthatha reporting to the Unit Manager, Nomvuselelo Mntonga. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill patients 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 patients 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

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
  • Proof of registration with SANC
  • 1 year relevant experience
  • 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
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Contact

Batandwa Ndzendze

Tel
047 505 5782
Email
batandwa.ndzendze@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 shortlisted 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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