Vacancies

Registered Nurse (Theatre Exp)

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse (Theatre Exp)
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Theatre Experienced), based at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital, reporting to Pharvatjie Morar, Theatre Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the surgical team to perform surgical procedures on patients successfully and to ensure that the patient receives 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 aneathetist 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 threatre 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
  • Registration with SANC
  • Diploma in specialty would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant theatre 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
  • 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
  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system
  • Hours of duty will be planned according to the needs of the unit.
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
Wilgeheuwel.Recruitment@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Monday, July 15, 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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