Renal Registered Nurse and/or Clinical Technologist (Renal) - Life Renal Kempton Park

Life Renal Kempton Park
Renal Registered Nurse and/or Clinical Technologist (Renal)

A vacancy exists for a Renal Registered Nurse and/or Clinical Technologist (Renal), based Life Renal Kempton Park, reporting to the Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to renal patients in order to maximize 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 patient’s 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
  • Advocate the patient by motivating acuity to the case management and notify the doctor of any limitations

Provide effective people management by

  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Ensure the Renal team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilized

 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

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
  • Execute doctor’s requests and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • 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 utilization of specialized equipment and instrumentation

Ensuring effective record keeping by

  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Clinical Technology
  • Nurses - Current registration with SANC
  • Clinical Technologists (Renal) – Current registration with HPCSA
  • Nursing work experience in a Renal Unit
  • To administer both acute and chronic dialysis treatments
  • Experience and knowledge of all acute and chronic dialysis treatments in ICU and High Care setting
  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and acute dialysis call system
  • Own vehicle with a valid license and flexibility to travel for acute dialysis
  • Ability to work with dialysis machines makes and models
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Organisational awareness
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Teamwork
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
Closing date
Tuesday, July 16, 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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