Tuesday , February 7 2023

Life Healthcare Vacancies – Registered Nurse

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Theatre Qualified Registered Nurse in our Annex Theatre at Life Rosepark Hospital situated in Bloemfontein. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Unit Manager, Tilda Fourie.

The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning and co-ordination of the Annex Theatre and ensure quality nursing care to all patients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the disposal of medical waste in order to effectively control infection
  • Providing theatre specific training and assessing the competence of staff
  • Managing stock by participating in regular stock taking and controlling of the consignment stock in accordance with the hospital (local) policy
  • Ensuring accurate charging by managing theatre clocking time
  • Attend review and consultative form meetings to maintain healthy relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Ensuring that the patient is comfortable and assist the doctor during the surgical procedure
  • Ensuring the correct use of theatre equipment and instrumentation by educating and supervising staff on the correct utilization of the equipment
  • Ensuring consignment stock, equipment and prosthesis is charged according to policy
  • Ensuring the use of personal protective clothing and complying with ISO requirements
  • Assist the Unit Manager to correctly monitor the normal and overtime hours
  • Ensure the theatre team works according to the scope of practice
  • Give feedback to the unit manager in order to assess optimal performance
  • Obtaining the correct information pre-operatively and visiting the patient post-operatively
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with external stakeholders by reporting and escalating unresolved issues to the unit manager

Job Requirements:

  • Leadership and performance orientation.
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Competencies required are good people management skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • Good organisational and management skills are essential as well as teamwork and strong customer orientation.​
  • Must have strong clinical ability
  • To be a competent Shift Leader giving specific attention to detail.
  • An ability to work calmly under urgent/difficult circumstances as part of a team
  • Registration with SANC

Qualification & Experience:

  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma
  • Diploma in Operating Theatre Nursing Science is essential.
  • Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bloemfontein, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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