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Registered Nurse (NICU)

Company Clinix Naledi- Nkanyezi Private Hospital
Reference # N01
Published 26/11/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Sebokeng, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
A STAR HAS RISEN
Built in 1997, Clinix Naledi-Nkanyezi Private Hospital is located in Sebokeng and has earned a well-deserved reputation as a highly respected private healthcare facility.
Committed to serving the wide-ranging needs of the Vaal Triangle communities, Clinix Naledi-Nkanyezi Private Hospital has created a warm, all embracing environment where quality care is never compromised. Known for our committed and talented team of doctors and nurses, our hospital has 160 beds and adheres to the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
Job Functions Nursing
Industries Healthcare
Specification
Role Profile
Process:Organizing, Planning, Leading, Directing, Controlling
oPerform all duties in accordance with South African Nursing Council (SANC), Department of Health (DOH) and National Core Standards
oAdhere to the principles and standards of Patient Advocacy according to SANC Acts and Omissions, Company Code of Conduct, Patient Rights and Responsibilities Charter, National Millennium Development goals and responsibility of Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
oSupervise, organize, lead and control work for self and team to ensure efficient completion of tasks.
oDevise a working knowledge of, understand the Nursing Stragedy, in order to contribute towards unit goals
Quality, Risk, Emergency Preparedness:
oAssure quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards,measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards, and making recommendations according to the hospital’s requirements of best and safe practices and unit specific protocols and procedures.
oActively participate in internal and external auditing processes, for example DOH, National Core Standards, SHERQ, SANC and Risk Audits.
oDocument patient care services by accurately charting inpatient and department records including updating care plans as patient needs changes.
oMaintain accurate files and records of patient medication, incidents and complaints and steps taken to resolve patient problems or prevent incidents from recurring.
oConduct structured ward rounds including accompanying Doctors and other Medical Practitioners for creating and evaluating customized care plans including implementing Doctors instructions and prescriptions.
oMonitor activities of nurses to ensure compliance with protocols, security, safety of patient environment, Group Nursing policies and procedures, SANC requirements and act on findings through regular unit rounds.
o Assist in driving the reduction of healthcare associated infections
oParticipate actively in resuscitations, as and when necessary
Organizing, Planning, Leading, Directing, Controlling
oPerform all duties in accordance with South African Nursing Council (SANC), Department of Health (DOH) and National Core Standards
oAdhere to the principles and standards of Patient Advocacy according to SANC Acts and Omissions, Company Code of Conduct, Patient Rights and Responsibilities Charter, National Millennium Development goals and responsibility of Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
oSupervise, organize, lead and control work for self and team to ensure efficient completion of tasks.
oDevise a working knowledge of, understand the Nursing Stragedy, in order to contribute towards unit goals
Quality, Risk, Emergency Preparedness:
oAssure quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards,measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards, and making recommendations according to the hospital’s requirements of best and safe practices and unit specific protocols and procedures.
oActively participate in internal and external auditing processes, for example DOH, National Core Standards, SHERQ, SANC and Risk Audits.
oDocument patient care services by accurately charting inpatient and department records including updating care plans as patient needs changes.
oMaintain accurate files and records of patient medication, incidents and complaints and steps taken to resolve patient problems or prevent incidents from recurring.
oConduct structured ward rounds including accompanying Doctors and other Medical Practitioners for creating and evaluating customized care plans including implementing Doctors instructions and prescriptions.
oMonitor activities of nurses to ensure compliance with protocols, security, safety of patient environment, Group Nursing policies and procedures, SANC requirements and act on findings through regular unit rounds.
o Assist in driving the reduction of healthcare associated infections
oParticipate actively in resuscitations, as and when necessary
Patient Advocacy, Customer/Doctor Relationships;
oBuild mutually beneficial relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
oDrive a positive patient (customer) experience by putting patients first and deliver holistic customer oriented service.
oCollaborate with Unit Managers in identifying and implementing actions to improve service quality and problem resolution.
oReport, investigate and discuss all negative and positive comments regarding the unit and act on findings, where necessary.
oEstablish a harmonious and compassionate environment that promotes the patients’ mental and physical health and provide the required support to family and friends.
oMaintain cooperative relationships among healthcare teams e.g. multidisciplinary team to improve patient care standards, information communication and participating in team problem solving.
oKeep patients informed about the Group’s complaints procedure and “The Voice” patient experience platform and guide patients in terms of how the survey can be completed.
Finance:
oUtilize supplies and equipment in an economical manner reducing wastage whilst maintaining overall control.
oUtilize and maintain sufficient inventory levels (i.e. stock levels) to accomplish job and results whilst ensuring minimal wastage.
oEnsure correct usage, cleaning and storage of equipment and report equipment that requires repair and maintenance.
oDrive a culture of efficiency amongst team members by consistently reinforcing opportunities to prevent wastage and reduce costs.
oSupport the Nursing Services Manager and Unit Managers in controlling budget expenditure, by ensuring nursing resource spend is in line with budget, patient care and actual activities
Staffing, HR Policy and Procedure
oBe an ambassador for quality patient care by living the company values and upholding the company image.
oTake responsibility for CPD to enhance professional and technical knowledge and skills e.g. through attendance of educational workshops, rotating to other units to gain broader exposure, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies and the like.
oEnsure performance contracting process is completed timeously and that outputs are delivered according to performance standards.
oPromote the Group’s brand and market nursing services by responding timeously to patient needs, projecting a professional image by adhering to the dress code, resolving patient problems and providing personal patient care.
oSupervise team members and motivate them to perform to agreed standards, as well as to ensure compliance to Group’s HR policies and procedures
oTrain and mentor staff to improve overall quality of care
Requirements
oNursing degree/Diploma
oCurrent registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse
o Qualification and/ or experience in a specialized unit essential
o BLS Qualification will be an advantage
oUpdated ACLS/PAL/ATLS (advantageous for specialized units)
oPost-registration experience preferred
oPrevious experience in a private hospital environment will be an advantage
oComputer proficiency
Job Closing Date 14/12/2018
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