Registered Nurses NNICU/High-care/ICU - Polokwane Verfied

Salary Negotiable Polokwane, Limpopo Polokwane, Limpopo more than 14 days ago 07-12-2021 9:29:21 AM
01-02-2022 9:29:21 AM
Registered Nurses-NNICU/High-care/ICU

Location: Polokwane

Job Description:

Our client is searching for Registered Nurses for the following wards, NNICU / High-care / ICU, in their private hospital in Polokwane.


Serve as a clinical resource in assisting personnel to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in the unit.

Ensure communication and interaction with family and health professionals regarding optimal patient care, thereby acting as a patient advocate when necessary.

Ensure communication between nursing management and the unit to eliminate patient care problems / issues.

Assess, plan and implement advanced nursing care in a specialized field in accordance with standard nursing care procedures, as set out in the standards and procedures of MPH, as well as nursing care theory and medical direction.

Initiate, direct and maintain emergency treatment (RESUS) as indicated to any patient / person in any ward / department of the hospital. To diagnose and treat the emergency patient quickly, effectively and efficiently as possible within the Scope of Practice

Interview patient and family to obtain general background information and problem identification; evaluate patient’s behaviour and assess immediate and long term needs.

Participate as a professional member of the multi-disciplinary team in evaluating, developing and implementing health care plans and treatment regime.

Do rounds with the physician to review the condition of patients; develop nursing care plans; participate in the care of all patients in the unit.

Evaluate patients' care needs; initiate individualised nursing care plans; coordinate patient services.

Prepare day / night shift documentation that reflects patient status, patient / staff ratio and problems

Communicate with the unit manager, so that he / she is informed of activities and problems

Perform any related tasks as requested.

Provide input and standards in formulating patient care policy and procedures in the hospital

To ensure the provision of a safe, clean and secure environment for patients, staff and visitors

Aim as a member of staff to optimize and maintain quality, effective and safe nursing care, within the frame of the assigned budget.

Evaluate, set standards and monitor safe utilization of supplies and equipment

Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals

Cooperate and collaborate with other hospital departments to provide appropriate support services.

Coordinate with the Clinical Facilitation Department and other members of the multidisciplinary team to meet and acknowledge the on-going educational needs of the nursing staff / student as well as the patients

Cooperate with the Clinical Facilitators in planning, implementing and evaluation of learning experiences / opportunities for nursing staff / students

Provide for the ongoing review, practice and in-service training of emergency procedures

Actively participate in in-service training and orientation of new staff in the unit

Advise and inform staff on current and revised policies and procedures

Allocate staff members in a manner that promotes optimal use of staff to provide appropriate nursing care for the individual patient regarding his / her needs and specialised skills needed by the nursing staff member

Adjust staff levels to provide for acuity level needs

Active involvement in own professional development to maintain a satisfactory level of skill and knowledge

Keep up to date with evolving policies and procedures

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

Maintain and encourage effective communication and interaction within the unit, other members of the multidisciplinary team and the public.

Foster good interpersonal relations and public relations while interpreting / applying the philosophy, goals objectives, policies and procedures

Job Requirements:

Registered as a Professional Nurse with the South African Nursing Council or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification

Relevant qualification in critical care

Thorough knowledge of general / specialized nursing theory and practice

Extensive knowledge of modern nursing care principles and practices in the highly specialised field of the intensive care nursing