Saturday , February 4 2023

Lifehealth Vacancies – Nurse, Theatre

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse – Theatre Qualified based at Life Carstenhof reporting to the 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.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19(proof will be required)
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage
  • Influencing
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Drive & energy
  • Resilience
  • Registration with SANC
  • Engaging diversity
  • Excellence orientation
  • Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)
  • Building relationships
  • Organisational awareness
  • Ethical behaviour

Qualification & Experience:

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

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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