Registered Nurse

at Life Wilgers Hospital
Location Denneboom Rd, Die Wilgers, Pretoria, 0040, Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Pretoria



A vacancy exists for a Theatre Qualified Registered Nurse in our Annex Theatre at Life Rosepark Hospital situated in Bloemfontein. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Unit Manager, Tilda Fourie.


The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning and co-ordination of the Annex Theatre and ensure quality nursing care to all patients.


Critical Outputs

Ensuring effective financial management by


Ensuring accurate charging by managing theatre clocking time

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 utilisation 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

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




General Nursing Degree / Diploma

Registration with SANC

Diploma in Operating Theatre Nursing Science is essential.

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

Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment

Please note that Life Healthcare has a mandatory Covid vaccination policy. Only vaccinated candidates will be considered.


Competencies required are good people management skills

To be a competent Shift Leader giving specific attention to detail.

An ability to work calmly under urgent/difficult circumstances as part of a team

Attention to detail

Must have strong clinical ability

Leadership and performance orientation.

Good organisational and management skills are essential as well as teamwork and strong customer orientation.


Interested candidates can send their CV