Registered Nurse

at Life West Coast Private Hospital
Location Vredenburg, South Africa
Date Posted July 8, 2019
Category Health Care Jobs in South Africa
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency ZAR

Description

 

Introduction

 

A vacancy exists for Registered Nurse: (Midwife) in Maternity, based at Life West Coast Private Hospital, reporting the Unit Manager, Sr. Elaine Appollis. The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning and co-ordination of the Unit and ensure quality nursing care to all patients.

 

Critical Outputs

Providing quality patient care by monitoring, assisting, education quality care of patients ante natal; post natal; new born care and gynaecology care and promoting and assisting breastfeeding.

Effective relationship management with customers by building and maintaining healthy relationships with internal and external customers and supporting all new staff members with the orientation program.

Ensuring daily care rounds are conducted.

Providing accurate, appropriate and adequate education to patients and family members during hospitalization.

Providing effective risk management (SHE & infection control) by monitoring and implementing preventative measures to minimize risk.

Comply with ISO requirements in order to facilitate infection control.

Conducting effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Ensure optimum operational efficiencies by correct and accurate stock managemnet.

Minimising unnecessary cost wastage and facilitating maintenance of equipment

Ensuring correct and proper usage and maintenance of equipment

Ensuring personal absenteeism is minimised and justified

Working flexible hours in order to minimize agency costs and show willingness to assist other departments

 

Requirements

 

Degree or Diploma in Nursing.

Midwifery qualification is compulsory

Current registration with SANC as a qualified midwife.

Experience in Obstetrics & Gynaecology nursing, as well as Post Natal nursing will be an advantage

Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.

Computer proficiency

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

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