Theatre 2IC – Orthopedic Theatre

Life Wilgers Hospital
Theatre 2IC – Orthopedic Theatre

A vacancy exist for a Registered Nurse 2IC in Orthopedic Theatre based at the Life Wilgers Hospital , reporting to the Theatre Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic patient care and developing collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs
  • Patient care – Determine and administer patients' needs, listening to complaints, recording vital data, receiving and giving report from/to other shifts.
  • Administer medication and observe reactions, special diets and implement treatment plans.
  • Co-ordinate nursing services with that of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Health education – Participate in education/learning programs for patients, families, communities and staff
  • Administration – Maintain accurate patient information by recording any abnormalities, referrals, all interventions carried out, incidents, movements and patient belongings.
  • Support the Theatre Manager in managing nursing staff according to the business efficiency and staff management process to ensure adequate and cost effective staffing, maintenance of satisfactory working relationships, performance management etc.
  • Material and Resources Supervision – Stock control, safeguard issued stock and maintain equipment.
  • Allocate, delegate staff according to job requirements, orientate new employees, manage staff schedules, manage joint performance of sub-ordinates
  • Comply with ISO requirements in order to facilitate infection control
  • Conducting effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing together with a qualification in Operating Theatre Technique.
  • Current registration with SANC
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Exposure to a managerial role will be to your advantage.
  • 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
012 807 8176
Closing date
Monday, July 15, 2019

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 closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.
External candidates will also be considered.
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