Registered Nurse Theatre | Qualified

Life The Crompton Hospital
Registered Nurse Theatre | Qualified

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse - Qualified in Theatre, based at Life The Crompton Hospital, reporting to the Unit Manager.  The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning of the theatre and ensure quality nursing care to all patients. 

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 theatre 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
  • General Nursing Degree
  • Registration with SANC
  • Theatre expereince
  • Diploma in speciality if applicable
  • Relevant scrubbing 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
  • Will be required to do call
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Buiding relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
Closing date
Friday, May 24, 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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