Vacancies

Registered Nurse | Theatre Qualified | Cath lab

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Westville Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse | Theatre Qualified | Cath lab
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse Theatre Qualified in Cath lab, based at Life Westville Hospital, reporting to the Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill patients in order to maximise 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

Provide effective people management by

  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Able to lead a nursing surgical team in a slate.

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
  • Able to provide cost effective healthcare by having knowledge of formulary stock items.

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
  • 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
  • Post Basic Qualification in Operating Theatre Nursing Science
  • Experience and knowledge of the cath lab environment
  • Cardiac theatre scrub experience
  • 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
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • Own vehicle or transport
  • Ability to get to the hospital within 20minutes of call out
  • Willingness to work flexible shifts, including night duty
  • Be on call for the unit
  • Scrub for all cardiac cath lab procedures and Cardiologist
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)
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organized
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required
Email
cv.westville@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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

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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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