Registered Nurse Accident and Emergency Unit - Krugersdorp

Registered Nurse –Accident & Emergency Unit
Krugersdorp– Gauteng RSA
Closing Date: 01 July 2013
Vacancy Ref.: 516

The successful candidates will be responsible for direct and/or indirect nursing care of a patient or group of patients. The Registered Nurses will be responsible for assessing, planning, executing and supervising the implementation of care to meet patient needs. The Registered Nurses will act as a role model in the delivery of evidence based care. The registered Nurses will actively participate in Clinical Governance.

•Practice patient care according to his/her Scope of Practice and assumes total responsibility for these activities
•Contribute to the holistic care of patients
•Ensure that all patients have an appropriate nursing care plan
•Refer all complaints from patients and doctors to sister-in-charge of the unit
•Carry out all departmental duties as assigned by Shift Leader/ Unit Manager
•Communicate with Health Care Practitioners regarding any change in health status
•Mentoring and supervision of junior healthcare providers and support staff
•Manage acuity and skill mix to ensure appropriate level of care
•Ensure all stock is well controlled and managed, charged and credited appropriately
•Reports and acts upon potential/actual risks identified
•Maintain professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with hospital policies and procedures
•Promote and maintain good working and interpersonal relationships with management, colleagues and doctors
•Perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Unit Manager or senior member of staff.
•Good communication and good decision making skills
•Ability to work under pressure
•Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
•Must be able to work as part of a team

Desired Skills & Experience:
•A relevant nursing qualification (Diploma in General Nursing/ B Cur Degree)
•Registration with SANC as a Registered Nurse
•Appropriate qualification for specialist area and/or relevant experience in the nursing discipline

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