Wednesday , February 28 2024

Life Healthcare Jobs – Registered Nurse 2nd in Charge

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse 2nd In Charge, based at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital, reporting to the Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill patients in order to maximize a positive outcome for the customer in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties
  • 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
  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy
  • 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 training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Ensure the team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilized
  • Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing alerts and incident reports to the QM Coordinator
  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences
  • Execute doctors’ requests and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • Second in charge, supporting unit manager
  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team

Job Requirements:

  • Current registration with the relevant professional or regulatory body
  • Have managerial skills
  • Must be willing to work flexi hours as per the unit requirements
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage
  • Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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