Registered Nurse(Scrub) – Theatre

Medipath Healthcare Recruitment


Company :  Medipath Healthcare Recruitment
Location :  Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Job Type :  Full-time
Job Status :  Permanent
 
The Registered Nurse will render and promote cost effective, safe quality patient care in accordance with hospital standards and policies.The incumbent 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 patient needs, is a role model in the delivery of evidence based care and will actively participate in Clinical Governance.

Job Requirements:
  • Must have a Diploma in General Nursing
  • Registered with the South African Nursing Council
  • Previous experience in a Private Hospital Environment in theatre will be advantageous
  • 1 – 3 years Theatre Scrub experience
  • Thorough knowledge of general / specialized nursing theory and practice
  • Extensive knowledge of modern nursing care principles and practices in the highly specialised field
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 Hospital policy

Personal and professional development
  • Assumes responsibility for own personal and professional development
  • Printed copies of this document are uncontrolled and must be destroyed after use
  • Assumes responsibility for maintaining competence
  • Projects a positive professional image
  • Promotes and maintains good working and interpersonal relationships with management, colleagues
  • and doctors
  • Keeps up to date with the hospitals evolving policies and procedures
  • Mentoring and supervision of junior healthcare providers and support staff
  • Facilitation of a learning environment
  • Keep abreast of current research in their discipline
  • Participate in staff development and maximising performance
Administration
  • 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
  • Required to serve on relevant committees within the department
Risk Management
  • Maintains a therapeutic, clean and safe environment that is free from medico-legal hazards
  • Adheres to the hospitals Resuscitation and Reanimation policy
  • Adheres to the hospitals 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
To apply, please send your updated CV to apply@medipath.co.za
 
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