Vacancies

Registered Nurse (Theatre Qualified)

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Wilgers Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse (Theatre Qualified)
Introduction

Vacancies exist for Registered Nurse (Theatre Qualified), based at Life Wilgers Hospital, reporting to the Unit ManagerThe successful candidates 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 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 utilisation 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 theater 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 
  • Diploma in speciality/experience 
  • Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs (Orthopaedics Scrub Nurse) 
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage 
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage 
  • Able to do calls 
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement 
  • Resilience 
  • Engaging diversity 
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation 
  • Influencing 
  • Drive & energy 
  • Building relationships 
  • Customer responsiveness 
  • Organisational awareness 
  • Excellence orientation 
  • Ethical behaviour 
Tel
012 807 8174
Email
Wilgers.CV@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Monday, November 29, 2021

NB: indicate position in the subject line of the email.

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 the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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