Registered Nurse

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



A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse in General Ward, based at Life Queenstown Private Hospital, reporting to Senovia Kenty, Unit Manager.  The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of quality patient care.


Critical Outputs

Ensure professional, ethical practice in the unit


Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with legislation that directly and indirectly governs nursing practice

Accept accountability and responsibility for own professional actions

Ensure the provision of competent, clinical nursing care in the unit


Use the scientific process of nursing to initiate and manage comprehensive nursing care plans that will ensure quality nursing care

Coordinate and supervise nursing activities of members of the healthcare team who provide basic care

Customer Satisfaction: Enhance patient satisfaction


Utilise available management tools and strategies to enhance patient experience through continuing quality improvement initiatives e.g. CFS and Qe

Assist in the management of patient complaints

Build professional relationships with the members of the multi-disciplinary team


Cooperate fully with the members of the multi-disciplinary team and independently delivering nursing care

Assist in the management of complaints from members of the multi-disciplinary team

Safe Environment: Assist in maintaining an environment which is both emotionally and physically safe


Utilise available management tools and participate in proactive management strategies to ensure an emotionally and physically safe patient environment e.g. SHEQ and infection control

Business Efficiency: Contribute to business efficiency through cost effective patient care, interdepartmental cooperation and economic use of all resources


Utilize and supervise adherence to interdepartmental requirements with regard to stock management, case management and billing

Coaching and mentor staff


Assist in the performance management of the unit staff

Assist in staff development through the provision of appropriate on the job in-service education

Participate in staff recognition and reward management strategies




General Nursing Degree / Diploma

Registration with SANC

Diploma in specialty if applicable

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




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Attention to detail


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication skills

Influencing skills

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organizational awareness

Action orientation

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour


Interested candidates can send their CV