Registered Nurse Trauma Qualified x3

Full-time

Registered Nurse Trauma Qualified x3

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Flora Hospital
Position
Registered Nurse Trauma Qualified x3
Introduction
Vacancies exist for (3) three Registered Nurse (Trauma Qualified), based in the Emergency Unit at Life Flora Hospital, reporting to Unit Manager, Hayley Van der Merwe. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic patient care and to collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.
Critical Outputs
To provide quality patient care by

  • Providing quality basic and emergency nursing care
  • Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patient’s condition, waiting times and disposition
  • Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework
  • Review and comply with internal policies and protocols
  • Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification

Provide effective people management by

  • Maintain sound professional relationships with all patients, doctors and other members of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth
  • Ensure the Emergency Unit team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilized

Provide effective cost management by

  • Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols
  • Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy

Provide effective Infection Control and Health and Safety by

  • Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control
  • Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by complying to policies and procedures, and by completing Health and Safety associated alerts

Ensuring effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders by

  • Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences
  • Execute doctors’ requests and prescriptions
  • Assisting the multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties

Ensuring the effective functioning of equipment and instrumentation

  • 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 effective record keeping by

  • Ensuring records are accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements
  • Participate and driving documentation audits and improvement plans
Requirements
  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma
  • Registration with SANC
  • Diploma in Trauma and Emergency Nursing Science
  • Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage
  • Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organized
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills required
  • Good time management skills
  • Willing to work day or night duty according to the unit needs
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leadership skills
  • Ethical behaviour
Email
Flora.Recruitment@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Monday, January 4, 2021

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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