Registered Nurse Theatre

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

Description

 

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse Theatre Qualified, based at Life Fourways Hospital, reporting to Modise Ramantsi, Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the surgical team to perform surgical procedures on patients successfully and to ensure that the patient receives optimal care in accordance with company and hospital strategic objectives.

 

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 controlling of the stock in accordance with the hospital (local) policy

Control of Schedule 5 and 6 drugs

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 utilization 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

Constant monitoring of the patient’s condition whilst in the recovery room

Patient specific care i.e.; positioning, suctioning

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

Flex when necessary according to theatre activity

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

Daily emergency trolley and equipment checks

Effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders

 

Attend review and consultative forum 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

 

Requirements

 

General Nursing Degree / Diploma

Registration with SANC

Diploma in Theatre specialty

Minimum of 3 years of relevant theatre experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs

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

Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organised

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

Strong Interpersonal skills required

Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system

Hours of duty will be planned according to the needs of the unit.

Computer proficiency would be an advantage

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading my example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)

 

Interested candidates can send their CV