Enrolled Nursing Auxiliary - Southern Suburbs
7 days ago
Enrolled Nursing Auxiliary
Location: Pinelands, Cape Town
Our client is searching for an Enrolled Nursing Auxiliary for a frail care village in Pinelands, Cape Town.
Hand-over (night shift/day shift): Special needs/ Check nursing care plans/ Attendance Register/ Clocking in and out
Assisting with basic nursing procedures.
Assisting and guiding carers.
Reporting any problems with regards to residents to registered nurses or enrolled nurses.
Assisting registered nurses or enrolled nurses.
Assisting with giving medication to residents.
Taking monthly blood pressure readings.
Taking observations (e.g. temperature, blood pressure, pulse, HGT) as requested by registered or enrolled nurses.
Doing dressings under the guidance of registered or enrolled nurse.
Administering eye drops.
Checking and reporting on general nursing care standards.
Updating charts as necessary.
Supervising activities/foot care/hairdresser etc.
Drawing up lists e.g. stock required, which residents have valuables, items required by residents etc.
Checking nappy stocks and making lists of orders required.
Keeping note of emergency stock (dressings etc.) and making a list of items required.
Assist with attending to personal hygiene of residents in the Care Centre and Home: showers, full washes, mouth care, hair and nail care – according to nursing policies.
Observe and report skin condition: redness, lesions, bruises etc and perform pressure care according to policy.
Make beds, ensure cleanliness of the ward, use correct disinfection procedures and hand-washing techniques.
Assist with meals, record and report fluid intake/output.
Elimination: Record and report, use correct cleaning techniques – gloves, linen disposal etc.
Walks: Take those residents who require assistance for walks.
Participate in psychosocial activities.
Relevant qualification as ENA
Previous frail care experience
Fluent in English & Afrikaans
Working hours: Mon - Fri (06h30 - 16h00)