Lifehealthcare Careers – Nurse Renal

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse Renal Qualified/Experienced based at Life Anncron Renal – Klerksdorp, reporting to Unit Manager, Marialda Roux. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to renal patients in order to maximize a positive outcome for the customer in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patient’s condition
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing alerts and incident reports to the line manager and Quality manager.
  • Ensuring the use of personal protective clothing and complying with ISO requirements
  • Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer
  • Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation
  • Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Advocate the patient by motivating acuity to the case management and notify the doctor of any limitations
  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework
  • Execute doctors’ requests and prescriptions after patient rounds
  • Ensure the Renal team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilised
  • Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties
  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with external stakeholders by reporting and escalating unresolved issues to the unit manager
  • Give feedback to the unit manager in order to assess optimal performance

Job Requirements:

  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and acute dialysis call system
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Resilience
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage
  • Registration with SANC
  • Own vehicle and a valid license for acute dialysis
  • Engaging diversity

Qualification & Experience:

  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma
  • Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs
  • Nursing experience in Renal; ability to administer both acute and chronic dialysis treatments
  • Diploma in Speciality

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Klerksdorp, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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