Life Healthcare Learnership – Registered Nurse

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy
  • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patients condition
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols
  • Providing quality basic and specialised nursing care
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification
  • 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
  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team

Job Requirements:

  • Ethical behaviour
  • Resilience
  • Influencing
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Building relationships
  • Drive & energy
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Engaging diversity

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Nursing experience in ICU (1-2 years)
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organised
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Knysna, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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