Life Healthcare Jobs – Nurse Neonatal

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse Qualified (NICU), based at Life Fourways Hospital, reporting to Claudia Liebenberg, Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill patients in order to maximize a positive outcome for the customer in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patient’s condition
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols
  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification
  • Execute doctors’ requests and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties
  • Ensure the ICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilised
  • Advocate the patient by motivating acuity to the case management and notify the doctor of any limitations
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy
  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation
  • Providing quality basic and specialised nursing care
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework
  • Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control
  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing SHEQ alerts and incident reports to the SHEQ Coordinator
  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences

Job Requirements:

  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • Organisational awareness
  • Influencing
  • Resilience
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organised
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Engaging diversity
  • Building relationships
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Nursing qualification in NICU
  • 2-3 years of nursing experience in the NICU ward

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sandton, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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