Enrolled Nurse

at Life Queenstown Private Hospital
Location Queenstown, Queenstown, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

A vacancy exists for an Enrolled Nurse (Theatre), based at Life Queenstown Private Hospital, reporting to Suzette Hattingh, Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the surgical team to perform surgical procedures on patients successfully and to ensure that the patient receives optimal care in accordance with company and hospital strategic objectives.

 

Critical Outputs

Ensuring effective financial management by:

 

Ensuring accurate charging by managing theatre clocking time

To Flex when unit is quiet and work extra hours when unit is busy

Ensuring consignment stock, equipment and prosthesis is charged according to policy

Managing stock by participating in regular stock taking and controlling of the consignment stock in accordance with the hospital (local) policy

 

Affecting the functioning of theatre equipment and instrumentation by:

 

Ensuring the correct use of theatre equipment and instrumentation by educating and supervising staff on the correct utilization of the equipment

Providing Quality patient care by

 

Obtaining the correct information pre-operatively and visiting the patient post-operatively

Ensuring that the patient is comfortable and assist the doctor during the surgical procedure

Being available for call during the knight and weekends

 

Ensuring effective people management by:

 

Providing theatre specific training and assessing the competence of staff

Assist the Unit Manager to correctly monitor the normal and overtime hours

Ensure the theatre team works according to the scope of practice

Give feedback to the unit manager in order to assess optimal performance

 

Effective SHEQ management by:

 

Ensuring the use of personal protective clothing and complying with ISO requirements

Ensuring the disposal of medical waste in order to effectively control infection

 

Effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders:

 

Attend review and consultative form meetings to maintain healthy relationships with internal stakeholders

Maintain a healthy relationship with external stakeholders by reporting and escalating unresolved issues to the unit manager

 

Requirements

 

Enrolled nurse Diploma

Registration with SANC

Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs

Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage

Computer proficiency would be an advantage

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

 

Interested candidates can send their CV