Scrub Sister Theatre
Pronel Consultants
Johannesburg, South Africa
5d ago
source : Wisdom Jobs

Pronel Consultants

Our client based in Randburg, Johannesburg is recruiting for a Theatre Scrub Nurse, specialising in Neurology, who will be responsible for direct and indirect nursing care of a patient or a group of patients.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing; planning;executing and supervising the implementation of care to meet patient needs.

The Registered Nurse is a role model in the delivery of evidence based care.

The Registered Nurse will actively participate in Clinical governance.

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 management

Participate in 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 the hospital standards

Refer all complaints from patients and doctors to sister incharge of the unit

Carries out all departmental duties as assigned by supervisors

Provides and supervises the delivery of evidence based nursing care

Communicate with Health Care Practitioners regarding any change in health status

Administer and store medication in accordance with the company Policy

Assumes responsibility for own personal and professional development

Assumes responsibility for maintaining competence in CPR

Projects a positive professional image

Promotes and maintains good working and interpersonal relationships with management; colleagues and doctors

Keep up to date with companys evolving policies and procedures

Mentoring and supervision of junior healthcare providers and support staff

Facilitation of learning environment

Keep abreast of current research in their discipline

Participate in staff development and maximizing performance

Manage acuity and skill mix to ensure appropriate level of care

Compliance with documentation policy

Ongoing audit of health records to ensure compliance

Ensure all stock is well controlled and managed; charged and credited appropriately

Maintains a theraupic; clean and safe environment that is free from medico-legal hazards

Adheres to the company Resuscitation and Reanimation policy

Adheres to company medical waste management principles and all other waste management principles

Maintains a safe working environment in accordance with Machinery and Occupational Safety Act

Reports and acts upon potential / actual risk indentified

Responsible for ensuring correct use; cleaning and storage of equipment

Reports Equipment needing repair and replacement

Maintain professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with hospital policies and procedures

Diploma in General Nursing Science & Midwifery or equivalent

Registered with South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse

3 + years experience within an Operating Theatre essential

Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice required from all accredited bodies and appropriate health legislation

Thorough knowledge of general / specialized nursing theory and practice


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