Friday , March 17 2023

Life Healthcare Learnership – Registered Nurse (ICU)

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (ICU Experienced), based at Life Knysna Private Hospital, reporting to Megan Kruger, Unit ManagerThe successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill patients in order to maximise 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
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing SHEQ alerts and incident reports to the SHEQ Coordinator
  • Advocate the patient by motivating acuity to the case management and notify the doctor of any limitations
  • Execute doctors requests and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy
  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols
  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
  • Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer
  • Providing quality basic and specialized nursing care
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework
  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences
  • Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation
  • Ensure the ICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilised
  • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patients condition
  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control

Job Requirements:

  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Building relationships
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)
  • Organisational awareness
  • Drive & energy
  • Resilience
  • Influencing
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Engaging diversity
  • Excellence orientation
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Qualification & Experience:

  • Nursing experience in ICU (1-2 years)
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organised
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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