Vacancies

Registered Nurse (Surgical Ward)

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse (Surgical Ward)
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Surgical Ward), based at Wilgeheuwel Hospital, reporting to Tracy Ehmke, 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

  • Evaluating employee labour hours and manage debit and credit hours
  • Minimising unnecessary stock wastage and facilitating maintenance of equipment

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 hospitalisation

Providing effective risk management (SHEQ & infection control) by

  • Monitoring and implementing preventative measures to minimise 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
Requirements
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Nursing Experience in Surgical Wards
  • 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
  • Driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID -19
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)
Email
Tracy.Ehmke@lifeahealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Friday, July 1, 2022

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Explore our vacancies and find the right opportunity for you. Download the application form and email to the relevant contact person specified in the job advertisement.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Please note that Life Healthcare has a mandatory Covid vaccination policy.

Only vaccinated external candidates will also be considered.

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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