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Registered Nurse - Cath Lab

Remuneration:Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town, Goodwood
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior
Type:Permanent
Reference:#RN-CATHLAB
Company:Rhens Consulting


Job description

ROLE SUMMARY

The Registered Nurse will render and promote cost effective, safe quality patient care in accordance with hospital standards and policies.
The incumbent will further be responsible for direct and/or indirect nursing care of a patient or a group of patients, for assessing, planning, executing and supervising the implementation of care to meet patient needs, is a role model in the delivery of evidence based care and will actively participate in Clinical Governance.

KEY WORK OUTPUT AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Audit of health records and implementation of corrective action where required to ensure compliance.
  • Responsible to ensure all stock is well controlled and managed, charged and credited appropriately.
  • Keep abreast of current research in the discipline.
  • Practice patient care according to the Scope of Practice and assume total responsibility for these activities.
  • Contribute to the holistic care of patients.
  • Attend handover of report at shift commencement.
  • Communicate effectively with patients regarding their care.
  • Promote patient of health and well being.
  • Practice the principles of infection prevention and all Standard precautions.
  • Promote and maintain good public relations with patients, relatives and visitors.
  • Execute all procedures according to hospital standards.
  • Manage all complaints from patients and doctors and inform sister-in-charge of the unit of the complaint and action taken.
  • Carry out all departmental duties as assigned by supervisors.
  • Provide and supervise the delivery of evidence based nursing care.
  • Ensure that all patients have an appropriate nursing care plan.
  • Communicate with Health Care Practitioners regarding any change in health status.
  • Administer and store medication in accordance with the company policy.Perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Unit Manager or senior member of staff.
  • Acts in a supervisory capacity over EN’s and ENA’s.
  • Participate in ward/units quality improvement programme.
  • Effective risk prevention and management.
  • Maintain a therapeutic, clean and safe environment that is free from medico-legal hazards.
  • Adhere to the Company Resuscitation and Reanimation policy.
  • Adhere to company medical waste management principles and all other waste management principles.
  • Maintain a safe working environment in accordance with the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act.
  • Report and act upon potential/actual risks identified.
  • Responsible for ensuring correct use, cleaning and storage of equipment.
  • Report equipment needing repair or replacement.
  • Maintain professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Work effectively and co-operatively with others to establish and maintain good working relationships that are mutually beneficial.
  • Create and maintain a positive environment where the differences of others are recognized, understood, and valued, so that all can reach their full potential and maximize their contributions.
  • Develop collaborative relationships to help accomplish work goal.
  • Manage acuity and skill mix to ensure appropriate level of care.
  • Keep up to date with company's evolving policies and procedures.
  • Assumes responsibility for own personal and professional development.
  • Assumes responsibility for maintaining competence in CPR.
  • Keep abreast of current research in the discipline.
  • Mentoring and supervision of junior healthcare providers and support staff.
  • Facilitation of a learning environment.


Requirements

EDUCATION

  • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse.
  • Relevant qualification within a specialist area and Grade 12. 

WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Relevant experience in the nursing discipline
  • Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice required from all accredited bodies and appropriate health legislation
  • At least 2 years experience in Cath Lab.

APPLICATION PROCESS
  1. Please send us an updated CV to recruitmentcape@netcare.co.za with all documentation.
  2. Also please note if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.


Posted on 25 Feb 14:20

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Rhens Consulting

Rhens Consulting provides Human Resources & other related professional services, specializing in talent search & placement of candidates with disabilities.

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