Registered Nurse - Sandton

The Busamed Hospital Group is an award winning, proudly South African private hospital group providing specialist services in 7 state-of-the art hospitals across South Africa.


DUTIES:
Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and
actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and
spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient,
friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering
questions.
Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes
against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments;
following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by state
board of nursing, state nurse practice act.
Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and
regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols,
medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions,
irregularities, and continuing needs.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
title:nurse, registered
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements;
following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs;
maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level;
anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of
supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;
reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in
professional societies.
Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating
information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving
methods.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


SKILLS:
Clinical Skills
Bedside Manner
Infection Control
Nursing Skills
Physiological Knowledge
Administering Medication
Medical Teamwork
Multi-tasking
Listening
Verbal Communication
Health Promotion and Maintenance


RESPONSIBILITIES:
Observing and recording patients’ behaviour.
Coordinating with physicians and other healthcare professionals for creating and evaluating
customized care plans.
In order to provide emotional and psychological support to the patients and their families, RNs
create harmonious environment.
Diagnosing the disease by analyzing patient’s symptoms and taking required actions for his/her
recovery.
Maintaining reports of patients’ medical histories, and monitoring changes in their condition.
Carrying out the requisite treatments and medications.
Directing and supervising EN's & ENA's
Checking the stock on a regular basis for maintaining the inventory level, and placing orders if
required.
Changing patient’s medication as indicated by their conditions and responses.
Adhering with the protocols, norms, rules and regulations in order to maintain complete medical
records.
Maintaining hygienic and safe working environment in compliance with the healthcare
procedures.
Conducting research for improving the nursing practices and healthcare outcomes.
Providing instant care during medical emergencies, like car accidents, burns, heart attacks and
strokes.
Discussing treatment with pharmacists and physicians in the critical cases.
Providing necessary guidance on health maintenance and disease prevention.


QUALIFICATIONS:
Grade 10/ Matric Certificate
Nursing Diploma
Registered to SANC

The biggest job-related Twitter account in the world Best Business Blog Winner / SA Blog Awards 2013