Vacancies

Registered Nurses x2

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Carstenview
Position
Registered Nurses x2
Introduction

Vacancies exist for Registered Nurses based at Life Carstenview (Mental Health), reporting to the Unit Manager. The successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of quality patient care.

Critical Outputs
  • Ensure professional, ethical practice in the unit
  • Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with legislation that directly and indirectly governs nursing practice
  • Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with ethical codes that directly and indirectly guide nursing practices
  • Accept accountability and responsibility for own professional actions
  • Ensure the provision of competent, clinical nursing care in the unit
  • Use the scientific process of nursing to initiate and manage comprehensive nursing care plans that will ensure quality nursing care
  • Coordinate and supervise nursing activities of members of the healthcare team who provide basic care
  • Customer Satisfaction: Enhance patient satisfaction
  • Utilise available management tools and strategies to enhance patient experience through continuing quality improvement initiatives e.g. CFS and Qe
  • Assist in the management of patient complaints
  • Build professional relationships with the members of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Cooperate fully with the members of the multi-disciplinary team and independently delivering nursing care
  • Assist in the management of complaints from members of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Safe Environment: Assist in maintaining an environment which is both emotionally and physically safe
  • Utilise available management tools and participate in proactive management strategies to ensure an emotionally and physically safe patient environment e.g. SHEQ and infection control
  • Business Efficiency: Contribute to business efficiency through cost effective patient care, interdepartmental cooperation and economic use of all resources
  • Utilise and supervise adherence to interdepartmental requirements with regard to stock management, case management and billing
  • Coaching and mentor staff
  • Assist in the performance management of the unit staff
  • Assist in staff development through the provision of appropriate on the job in-service education
  • Participate in staff recognition and reward management strategy
Requirements
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Registration with SANC
  • Psychiatric Nursing Qualification
  • A minimum of 1-year continuous service in a psychiatric facility
  • Relevant 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
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
Email
Recruitment.Carstenhof@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Friday, April 5, 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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