Registered Nurse
Pronel Consultants
Randburg, South Africa
5d ago
source : Wisdom Jobs

Role Summary

  • The incumbent will be responsible for direct and / or indirect nursing care of a patient or 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.

    KEY WORK OUTPUT AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

    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 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 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 Resuscitation and Reanimation policy

    Adheres to 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 identified

    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

    EDUCATION

    Diploma in General Nursing Science & Midwifery or equivalent

    Registered with South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    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

    KNOWLEDGE

    Thorough knowledge of general / specialized nursing theory and practice

    Extensive knowledge of modern nursing care principles and practices in the highly specialised field

    NON MANAGERIAL / SPECIALIST SKILLS

    Coaching Others

    The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to facilitate personal development through coaching.

    Leading and Managing Change

    The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide leadership in times of uncertainty.

    Performance Development

    The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to achieve set objectives.

    Taking Action

    Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking responsibility for results.

    Decision Making

    Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the consequences.

    Managing Self

    Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.

    Customer Focus and Service Delivery

    The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of internal and external customers.

    Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues, suppliers, visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a relationship

    Adapting and Responding to Change

    Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own reaction to change.

    Continuous Improvement

    The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous improvement.

    Personal Work Ethic

    Capacity to instill an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.

    Building Relationships

    Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.

    Communication

    The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.

    Teamwork

    Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.

    Technical Knowledge

    The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.

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