South Africa

Professional Nurse

Company Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy
Reference # PRN001
Published 04/10/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Henley-On-Klip, Gauteng, South Africa
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a world-class educational platform for girls which is aimed at nurturing a new generation of dynamic women leaders. This residential boarding school is situated in Meyerton, Gauteng Province with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12. Students write the Independent Examination Board (I.E.B.) NSC Examination.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, CV with names of three contactable references, copy of the highest qualification/s, and a copy of identity. Interested candidates must register their profile at https://owlag.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/ to submit their application.
Regrettably emailed, faxed and hand-delivered applications will not be considered. Only applications submitted through the SkillsMap portal will be considered. Only suitably qualified applications will be considered. Should you not hear from us by 15 December 2021, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position.
‘The Academy is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) and is an equal opportunity employer.’
‘The Academy, in line with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), will attempt to ensure that the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application, you are recognizing and accepting this disclaimer.’

Job Functions Nursing
Industries Academic,Education,Healthcare,Ngo / Non-Profit
•Coordinate initial and periodic medical examinations for learners.
•Provide primary health care for learners on a day-to-day basis, including emergency management and first aid.
•Implement standards, practices, criteria, and indicators for quality nursing (quality of practice).
•Practice nursing and health care in accordance with the laws and regulations relevant to nursing and health care.
•Maintain a constructive working relationship with nurses, learners, and other stakeholders.
•Treat and monitor injuries that occur at the Academy to learners.
•Treat staff for ad hoc emergencies only.
•Provide periodic health screenings.
•Dispense and control medications as appropriate.
•Make referrals to other medical providers, as appropriate.
•Provide medical support and supervision, as appropriate, at off-campus activities (e.g., sports outings, etc.)
•Maintain strict control of medical stock and equipment.
•Maintain complete health records for learners and prepare reports for trend analysis as appropriate.

The purpose of this position is to oversee the medical support of students through primary healthcare and practice. The Academy is a full boarding facility and the successful candidate will be required to work a 7-day shift and reside on campus when on duty. The candidate will be provided with a nurse flat as well as three meals by the Academy.
The requirements are as follows:
•Diploma in Nursing;
•Licensed to dispense medication;
•3- 5 years of experience as a professional nurse;

The following will serve as an added advantages:
•A Primary Health Care Qualification
•Working with adolescent youth in a school or private clinic/ hospital or any other related environment.
Job Closing Date 17/10/2021
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