Life Hospital Vacancies – Registered Nurse High Care

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse High Care Experienced based at Life The Crompton Hospital, reporting to Gugu Msomi, 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:

  • Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification
  • Providing quality basic and specialised nursing care
  • Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer
  • Ensure the team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilised
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patients condition
  • Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing SHEQ alerts and incident reports to the SHEQ Coordinator
  • Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • 2-3 years nursing experience in High Care/ICU
  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organised
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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