Mar 16, 2021

Enrolled Nurse – Orthopaedic Ward 1

  • Life Healthcare
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Nurse

Job Description

A vacancy exists for an Enrolled Nurse, for the Orthopaedic Ward based at Life Faerie Glen Hospital, reporting to the Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring delivery of uncompromising quality care in line with the company strategic objectives and applicable Health/ Nursing legislation.

Critical Outputs
Ensure effective quality management systems by:

Attending and participating in Q programs and ensuring induction training is carried out.
Ensuring monthly Q evaluator cards are completed and report to the shift leader or unit manager.
Attending and participating in review and ward meetings in order to ensure conformances to QMS audit standards.
Performing, understanding and complying with the company infection control standards in order to adhere to PPE standards and procedures.
Adhering to safety measures.

Ensure optimum operational efficiencies by:

Ensuring correct and accurate stock administration.
Correctly reporting patient movements on discharge or transfer.
Ensuring correct and proper usage and maintenance of equipment.
Ensuring personal absenteeism is minimized and justified.
Working flexible hours in order to minimize agency costs and show willingness to assist other departments.

Ensure effective quality patient care by:

Performing and completing tasks assigned in order to maximize patient care.
Ensuring patient hygiene, comfort and safety is measured in accordance with the nursing care plan.
Following the correct techniques and wearing of PPE’s in order to promote the healing of wounds and fractures.
Monitoring and recording patient intake of fluids.
Ensuring the management and preparation of surgical and diagnostic procedures.

Effective relationship management with customers by:

Building and maintaining heathy relationships with internal and external customers and supporting all new staff members with the orientation program.

Qualification as an Enrolled Nurse.
Current SANC registration.
Nursing experience in Spinal Orthopaedics.
Ability to work shifts according to the operational requirements of the hospital.
Basic understanding of the private healthcare industry, it’s challenges and role players would be an advantage.
Computer proficiency would be an advantage.

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive & energy
Excellence orientation
Ethical behaviour
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Action orientated
Leading by example
Motivating and developing others

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.

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