Registered Nurse Midwife

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



A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Midwife Qualified), in a combined antenatal, labour and post-natal ward, based at Life Fourways Hospital, reporting to Londekile Ntsiba, Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic patient care and contribute to collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders in line with company & hospital strategic objectives.


Critical Outputs

Effective cost management for staff and stock by


Evaluating employee labour hours and manage debit and credit hours

Minimising unnecessary stock wastage and facilitating maintenance of equipment

Utilisation of KRONOS

Utilization of tools such as Impilo board for correct stock charging, and ensuring that the correct level of care is updated

Providing quality patient care by


Identifying and ensuring staff undergo department specific micro orientation

Ensuring daily care rounds are conducted and investigating complaints

Providing accurate, appropriate and adequate information to patients and family members during hospitalization

Ensure professional ethical practice in the Unit

Provide and supervise individualized, specific nursing care to the mother and baby

Participating in ESMOE drills and CPD programs, in-service training, and on the spot teaching

Providing effective risk management (SHEQ & infection control) by


Monitoring and implementing preventative measures to minimize risk

Comply with ISO requirements in order to facilitate infection control

Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment to minimize the risk of infections.

Conducting effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders


Identifying doctor’s preferences and stakeholders needs and implement in the working environment

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




Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing

Diploma in Midwifery

Registration with SANC

Nursing experience in Maternity Ward (Labour, Post-natal and Nursery).

Must be willing to fulfill the role of midwife in the Unit, according to the flexi hour system (day and night duty), standby hours, according to the needs of the Unit

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

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

Driver’s license and ability to travel

Computer proficiency




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Lead by example


Interested candidates can send their CV