Life Hospital Vacancies – Registered Nurse, NNICU Qualified

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

Vacancies exist a Registered Nurse (ICU Qualified), based at Life Carstenhof Hospital, reporting to the NNICU 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
  • Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing SHEQ alerts and incident reports to the SHEQ Coordinator
  • 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
  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences
  • Execute doctor’s requests and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Ensure the NNICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilized
  • Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation
  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements

Job Requirements:

  • NNICU working background of not less than 2 years
  • Must be able to function independently as well as inter-dependently
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organized
  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Relevant NNICU post basic Qualification
  • Registered with SANC. All qualifications to be registered.

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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