Registered Professional Nurse

Location:Cape Town, Grassy Park
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Type: 3-6 months
Company:Time and Labour Consultants

Our Client, an NPO based in the Southern Suburbs, is seeking a specialised professional nurse who will be doing community work in Grassy Park, Wynberg and Lotus River and surrounding areas. The NPO works closely with home-based carers to cater for the needs of all patients in their care. The primary role of the Professional Nurse would be to oversee these carers in a Supervisory role. 

The successful candidate would be hardworking, compassionate, have physical endurance and have excellent problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate would also display empathy, punctuality and be flexible. This role would require the successful candidate to have a passion for working in a community-based setting.

Key duties include but are not limited to:
  • Provide a comprehensive primary healthcare service
  • General administration
  • Administer and record medical history and symptoms of clients
  • Collaborate with the team/carers to plan for patient care
  • Advocate for the health and well-being of the client
  • Educate the carers on management of illness
  • Administer medications and treatments of clients
  • Visit homes of patients/clients occasionally
  • Strengthen health care activities among carers within a community-based setting
  • Assisting with screening of COVID-19
  • Support all health care campaigns as required
  • Administering vaccinations and educating carers on different vaccinations
  • Educate carers on different dressing methods
  • Ensure that the carers are Health and safety compliant
Qualifications and experience:
  • It is a prerequisite that the applicants be registered with SANC
  • Candidates must have outreach experience (community work) 
  • National Senior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent)
  • Relevant nursing degree or diploma
  • Driver’s license and own vehicle compulsory
  • Reside in or around the Southern Suburbs
Salary: R20,366

Posted on 30 Mar 10:57

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