A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Theatre), based at Life Rosepark Hospital, reporting to Tilana Louw, Theatre Manager. The successful candidate 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.
Conduct basic duties as allocated by the Unit Manager / Theatre Matron.
Practice professional clinical expertise whilst working in the multi-disciplinary team.
Maintaining excellent patient and customer care in accordance with Life Healthcare standards as applicable to the unit.
Building professional relationships with doctors to promote patient-doctor interaction.
Ensure quality patient care and cost effectiveness in line with resource management principles.
Adhere to all Legal, Health, Safety and Infection Control Standards.
Must be able to work on Standby.
Be in telephonic contact with the hospital.
Be able to work flexi-hours, weekends and public holidays.
Stock control and equipment maintenance.
Effective record keeping.
General Nursing Degree / Diploma
Registration with SANC
Post Basic degree/Diploma in Operating Theatre Nursing Science
Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs- Should be multi-skilled and proficient in general surgery, orthopaedic surgery and proficiency in cardio thoracic surgery will be advantageous.
Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
Computer proficiency would be an advantage
Valid driver’s license essential
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Attention to detail
Verbal & written communication skills
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.
Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.