Registered Nurse Surgical

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



Vacancies exist for one Registered Nurse in the Surgical Unit, based at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital, reporting to Maureen Pheto, Unit Manager. The successful candidates 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

Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with ethical codes that directly and indirectly guide nursing practices

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


Utilize available management tools and strategies to enhance patient experience through continuing quality improvement initiatives

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


Utilize available management tools and participate in pro active 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

1-2 years or more experience in a surgical field

Nursing Experience in Surgical Unit

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

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Action orientation

Verbal & written communication skills

Influencing skills

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour


Interested candidates can send their CV