Registered Nurse - Theatre Trained Anaesthetics and Scrub (x2)
Registered Nurse - Theatre Trained and qualifies - Anesthetics
17th February, 2021
Job Description: The Registered Nurse will render and promote cost effective, safe quality patient care in accordance with hospital standards and policies. The nurse will further be responsible for direct and /or indirect nursing care of a patient or a group of patients, for assessing, planning, executing and supervising the implementation of care to meet patients’ needs, is a role model in the delivery of evidence based care and will actively participate in Clinical Governance. Job Requirements:
Must have the necessary nursing qualifications, Dip or Degree in nursing;
Currently registered with the South African Nursing Council;
Relevant 6 or 12 month Theatre Post Basic qualification.
At least 2 years Theatre experience essential;
Responsibilities: Patient Care
Practices patient care according to his/her Scope of Practice and assumes total responsibility for these activities
Contributes to the holistic care of patients;
Effective Risk prevention and management;
Participate in ward/units quality improvement programme;
Attends handover of report at shift commencement;
Effective communication with patients regarding their care;
The promotion of health and wellbeing;
Practices the principles of infection prevention and all Standard precautions;
Promotes and maintains good public relations with patients, relatives and visitors;
Executes all procedures according to hospital standards;
Refer all complaints from patients and doctors to sister-in-charge of the unit;
Carries out all departmental duties as assigned by Supervisors;
Provides and supervises the delivery of evidence based nursing care;
Ensure that all patients have an appropriate nursing care plan
Communicate with Health Care Practitioners regarding any change in health status;
Administer and store medication in accordance with the hospital policy.
Manage acuity and skill mix to ensure appropriate level of care;
Compliance with documentation policy;
Ongoing audit of health records to ensure compliance;
Ensures all stock is well controlled and managed, charged and credited appropriately.
Maintains a therapeutic, clean and safe environment that is free from medico-legal hazards;
Adheres to the Resuscitation and Reanimation policy;
Adheres to medical waste management principles and all other waste management principles;
Maintains a safe working environment in accordance with the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act;
Reports and acts upon potential/actual risks identified;
Responsible for ensuring correct use, cleaning and storage of equipment;
Reports equipment needing repair or replacement;
Maintain professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with hospital policies and procedures;
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
Please be advised that you will be contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment within 14 days should we wish to proceed with your application. Similarly, if you are not contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment, please accept your application as unsuccessful. Your CV will automatically be added to our database and we could be contacting you should a suitable position arise.