Registered Nurse

at Life Flora Hospital
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg



A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (ICU Qualified), based in Coronary Care Unit at Life Flora Hospital, reporting to Lorraine Thoka, 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.


Critical Outputs

To provide quality patient care by


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

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 effective people management by


Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team

Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth

Ensure the ICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilized

Provide effective cost management by


Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols

Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy

Provide effective Infection Control and Health and Safety by


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 Quality Manager.

Ensuring effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders by


Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences

Execute doctors’ requests and prescriptions after patient rounds

Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties

Ensuring the effective functioning of equipment and instrumentation


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

Ensuring effective record keeping by


Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements




Diploma/Degree in Nursing

Registration with SANC

Diploma in Critical Care Nursing

Competency in BLS and ACLS will be an advantage

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

Computer proficiency

Ability to work shifts according to the operational requirements of the hospital

Previous experience in a Cardiac ICU will be an added advantage




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation


Interested candidates can send their CVs