Life Healthcare Careers – Nurse, General Ward

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for an Registered Nurse based at Life Queenstown Private Hospital, reporting to Bilumon Jacob, Unit Manager. The purpose of this role is to conduct nursing activities to ensure quality patient care.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the performance management of the unit staff
  • Assist in the management of patient complaints
  • Utilise and supervise adherence to interdepartmental requirements with regard to stock management, case management and billing
  • Utilize available management tools and strategies to enhance patient experience through continuing quality improvement initiatives e.g. CFS and Qe
  • 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
  • Assist in the management of complaints from members of the multi-disciplinary team
  • 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
  • Accept accountability and responsibility for own professional actions
  • Cooperate fully with the members of the multi-disciplinary team and independently delivering nursing care
  • Assist in staff development through the provision of appropriate on the job in-service education
  • Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with legislation that directly and indirectly governs nursing practice

Job Requirements:

  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Building relationships
  • Organisational awareness
  • Attention to detail
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Registration with SANC
  • Action orientation
  • Influencing skills
  • Resilience
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Engaging diversity
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage

Qualification & Experience:

  • Diploma in specialty if applicable
  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma
  • Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Queenstown, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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