Lifehealth Vacancies – Registered Nurse, Neonatal ICU

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

Vacancies exist a Registered Nurse (Neonatal ICU Experienced), 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:

  • Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer
  • Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation
  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit
  • Execute doctor’s requests and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties
  • Advocate the patient by motivating acuity to the case management and notify the doctor of any limitations
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy
  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences
  • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patient’s condition
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework
  • Ensure the NNICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilized
  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols

Job Requirements:

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

Qualification & Experience:

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

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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