Tuesday , February 7 2023

Lifehealth Vacancies – Nurse, Maternity Unit

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Midwife in the Maternity Unit, based at Life Bay View Hospital, reporting to Gerdia Langenhoven, Unit Manager.  The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of quality patient care.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the performance management of the unit staff
  • Cooperate fully with the members of the multi-disciplinary team and independently delivering nursing care
  • Accept accountability and responsibility for own professional actions
  • Use the scientific process of nursing to initiate and manage comprehensive nursing care plans that will ensure quality nursing care
  • Participate in staff recognition and reward management strategies
  • Utilise available management tools and strategies to enhance patient experience through continuing quality improvement initiatives
  • Assist in the management of complaints from members of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Coordinate and supervise nursing activities of members of the healthcare team who provide basic care
  • Utilise 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
  • Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with ethical codes that directly and indirectly guide nursing practices
  • Utilise and supervise adherence to interdepartmental requirements with regard to stock management, case management and billing
  • Assist in staff development through the provision of appropriate on the job in-service education
  • Assist in the management of patient complaints
  • Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with legislation that directly and indirectly governs nursing practice

Job Requirements:

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

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in Gynecology will be an advantage
  • Relevant experience in Maternity or Labour Wards required
  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma – Midwife qualification

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Mossel Bay, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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