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Snr Professional Nurse - Medical Ward

Closing date: 22/10/2021  
Number of positions: 1 
Recruiter name: Kemelo Mosia  
Reference number: 18523  
Permanent

Mediclinic Gariep | Kimberley | South Africa 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To ensure a safe, positive patient experience by supporting the unit manager in the co-ordination of patient care and management of the unit

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Ensure comprehensive and safe patient care by mitigating risks and meeting set clinical quality standards

Manage the patient experience

Ensure optimal supply, retention and utilisation of staffing resources

Empower and build staff competence through continuous assessment and development

Assist with the effective management of operational expenses (including stock and capital)

REQUIRED EDUCATION

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION: Degree/ Diploma in General Nursing

DESIRED EDUCATION:  Midwifery; Post graduate certificate/ diploma in speciality  area

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:  3 years post qualification experience

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: None

REQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Pharmacology
Nursing record keeping
Nursing processes and procedures
Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
Relevant nursing legislation
Infection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocols
Scientific nursing principles and process
Audit patient records
Patient assessment skills
Develop/ modify a nursing care plan
Scope of practice for nurse practitioners
For specialised wards; ACLS; ATLS; PALS trained;
Risk identification
Analysing and interpretation skills
Basic life support trained

All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as internal applicants/employees that meet the minimum requirements.

It is a condition of employment that all Mediclinic employees based in Southern Africa are vaccinated against any dangerous or life threatening transmissible diseases. Currently applications for the advertised position will only be considered from applicants who have been at least partially vaccinated against Covid-19 by the time of their appointment with an understanding that full vaccination will be achieved within two (2) months after appointment date. 

 

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Shift Type:  Specialised Nursing


Job Segment: Medical, Nursing, Patient Care, Supply, Labor and Delivery, Healthcare, Operations

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