Vacancies

Registered Nurse | Theatre Experienced

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Knysna Private Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse | Theatre Experienced
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Theatre) Experienced, based at Life Knysna Private Hospital, reporting to the Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the anesthetics team and providing training and orientation in this field. It will be required to ensure CPD compliance in theatre as well as the implementation and completion of Essential Competencies by all staff members.

Critical Outputs

Ensuring effective financial management by

  • Ensuring accurate charging by managing theatre clocking time
  • Ensuring consignment stock, equipment and prosthesis 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 equipment and instrumentation by

  • Ensuring the correct use of theatre equipment and instrumentation by educating and supervising staff on the correct utilization of the equipment

Providing Quality patient care by

  • Obtaining the correct information pre-operatively and visiting the patient post-operatively
  • Ensuring that the patient is comfortable and assist the doctor during the surgical procedure

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
  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma
  • Registration with SANC
  • Scrubbing experience in Orthopedic and Neuro surgery will be an advantage
  • At least 1 -2 years’ experience in a theatre environment
  • 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
  • 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
annine.leroux@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Thursday, May 30, 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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