Introduction A vacancy exists for an Enrolled Nurse Specialised (ICU), based at Life Queenstown Private Hospital, reporting to Linda Cula, Unit Manager.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill patients in order to maximize a positive outcome for the customer in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.
Critical Outputs To provide quality patient care by Providing quality basic and specialized nursing care Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patient’s condition Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework Review and comply with internal policies and protocols Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification Advocate the patient by motivating acuity to the case management and notify the doctor of any limitations Provide effective people management by Interacting and communicating with a multi-
disciplinary team Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth Ensure the Trauma unit team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilized Provide effective cost management by Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy Provide effective Infection Control and SHEQ by Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing SHEQ alerts and incident reports to the SHEQ Coordinator Ensuring effective relationships with internal / external stakeholders by Conducting in-
service orientation on doctor specific preferences Execute doctors requests and prescriptions after patient rounds Assisting in multi-
disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties Ensuring the effective functioning of equipment and instrumentation Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation Ensuring effective record keeping by Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements Requirements Proof of registration by SANC 1 year relevant experience Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organised Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment Strong Interpersonal skills required Must be willing to fulfil a role in other wards / flexibility.
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