Vacancies

Registered Nurse | Surgical Ward

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Peglerae Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse | Surgical Ward
Introduction

Vacancies exists for Registered Nurse (Surgical Ward) x2, based at Life Peglerae Hospital, reporting to Thubelihle Ngwenya, Unit Manger. 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

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 proactive 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
  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Current registration with SANC
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • 2 years’ experience in Surgical Ward
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Email
Thubelihle.Ngwenya@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Sunday, May 19, 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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