AH 392397 - Staff Nurse Geriatrics
confidencial
Johannesburg South Africa, Gauteng, Sudáfrica
6d ago
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Employer DescriptionAn upmarket retirement estate located in Northern Suburbsp>

Job DescriptionWorking Hours : 6am to 6pm for 7 day shifts - one week on, one week offKey Performance areas : Quality Care Service deliveryTime managementCustomer CareJob specificationKey ActivitiesThe scope of practise of a Registered Nurse shall entail amongst others the following acts or procedures, which be performed by scientifically based physical, chemical, psychological, social, spiritual, financial, educational and technological means applicable to the health, care and support practise of older personsp>

In addition to the list below additional activities be required from time to timep>

The nursing diagnosis of a health, care and support Confidential and the prescribing of a nursing, care and support regimen to meet the Confidential of an older person or, where necessary, by referral to a registered personAssessment and evaluation of an individual-s care and support needs holistically including all aspects of care and support needsPhysicalEmotionalPsychologicalSpiritualFinancialThe execution of a program of treatment, care and support, or medication prescribed by a registered person for an older personThe treatment, care and support of and the administration of medicine to an older personMonitoring of the older persons vital signs and of his / her reaction to disease conditions, trauma, stress, anxiety, ageing process, medication, treatment, care and supportThe prevention of disease and promotion of general healthcare and support by teaching to and counselling with older personsThe prescribing, promotion or maintenance of hygiene, physical comfort and re-assurance of the older personThe promotion of exercise, rest, sleep and well being with a view to healing and rehabilitation of an older personThe facilitation of body mechanisms and the prevention of bodily deformities in an older person in the execution of the nursing, care and support regimenThe supervision over and maintenance of a supply of oxygen to an older personThe supervision over and maintenance of fluid, electrolyte and acid base balance of an older personThe facilitation of the healing of wounds and fractures, the protection of the skin and the maintenance of the sensory functions in an older personThe facilitation of the maintenance of bodily regulatory mechanisms and functions in an older personThe facilitation of the maintenance of nutrition of an older personThe supervision over and maintenance of elimination by an older personThe facilitation of communication by and with an older person in the execution of the nursing, care and support regimenThe facilitation of the attainment of optimum healthare, and support for the individual older person in the execution of the nursing, care and support regimenThe establishment and maintenance, en the execution of the nursing, care and support regimen, of an environment in which the physical, mental, psychological, spiritual, emotional and financial care and support of an older person is promotedPreparation for and assistance with operative, diagnostic and therapeutic acts of the older person when Confidential to visit an acute health care facility for diagnosis, treatment or rehabilitationThe co-ordination of the health, care and support regimens provided for the older person by other categories of health, care and support personnelThe provision of effective older person advocacy to enable older persons to obtain health, care and support care he / she needsCare of the dying older person and the care of a recently deceased older person within the execution of the nursing, care and support regimenRecording and reporting of any abnormalitiesRecording and Reporting of any possible form of abuse to any older personQualificationsRegistered as an Enrolled nurse or Registered Nurse with the South African Nursing Councilualification in the care of older persons strongly recommendedt least 1 year of care and support care service delivery to older personsiploma as Enrolled or Registered Nurse with the South African Nursing Councilxperience in geriatric nursing strongly recommendedp>

SkillsPositive self image / assertiveccountability and responsibilityntegrity and loyaltynthusiasm and the ability to proverepared to develop and to accept constructive criticismalm and alertlexibleffective communication written and oralonsistentp>

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