A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse in Life St Marks Clinic, reporting to Lisa Els, Nurse Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of quality patient care.
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 in a mental health unit.
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.
Communicate effectively with the multi-disciplinary team, reporting all anomalies.
Safe Environment: Assist in maintaining an environment which is both emotionally and physically safe
Utilise available management tools and participate in pro active management strategies to ensure an emotionally and physically safe patient environment e.g. SHEQ and infection control.
Very important to maintain Confidentiality to create safe environment for patients.
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 strategies
General Nursing Degree / Diploma
Registration with SANC
Psychiatry related qualification and experience
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
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Attention to detail
Verbal & written communication skills