Enrolled Nurse Anaes - Cape Town
more than 14 days ago
Enrolled Nurse (Anaes)
Location: Cape Town
The Enrolled Nurse is responsible for direct and/or indirect nursing care of a patient or group of patients and will function under the direct and/or indirect supervision of the Registered Nurse. The incumbent is held accountable for his/her own acts and omissions. Nursing activities form part of a nursing regime that is planned and initiated by the Registered Nurse. The Enrolled Nurse will be responsible for the assessment, care and meeting of patient needs and will also be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of appropriate programmes of care to ensure high quality patient care.
Ensure that all documentation is maintained timeously and accurately, reflecting patient care.
Ensure all stock is charged appropriately.
Assist with file compilation.
Maintain a therapeutic, clean and safe environment that is free from medico-legal hazards.
Adhere to Netcare 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 potential/actual risks identified.
Ensure all stock is well controlled.
Responsible for ensuring correct use, cleaning and storage of equipment.
Report equipment needing repair or replacement to sister-in-charge
Maintain professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
Acts in a supervisory capacity over ENA’s.
Practice patient care according to his/her Scope of Practice and assume total responsibility for these activities.
Contribute to the holistic care of patients.
Participate in ward/unit’s quality improvement programme.
Attend handover of report at shift commencement.
Effective communication with patients’ regarding their care.
Promotion of patient overall health and wellbeing.
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.
Refer all complaints from patients and doctors to the sister-in-charge of the unit.
Carry out all departmental duties as assigned by supervisors.
Supports the education and training of the ENA’s.
Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals.
Active involvement in own professional development to maintain a satisfactory level of skill and knowledge.
Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures.
Assume responsibility for maintaining competence in CPR.
Work effectively and cooperatively with others to establish and maintain good working relationships that are mutually beneficial.
Develop collaborative relationships to help accomplish work goal
Registration with the South African Nursing Council as an Enrolled Nurse or equivalent NQF 3 qualification.
A grade 12 or equivalent NQF level 4 qualification.
Relevant experience in the nursing discipline would be an advantage.
2-3 Years in a Theatre Anaesthetics experience is essential.