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SENIOR PROFESSIONAL NURSE - CRITICAL CARE UNIT - 312576
SENIOR PROFESSIONAL NURSE - CRITICAL CARE UNIT
Healthcare/ Pharmacies / Hospitals / Medical / Emergency Services
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Cape Town, Western Cape
Senior Professional Nurse - Critical Care Unit
Registered with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse.
A post basic Diploma or Certificate in Critical Care Nursing Science. Prior experience in a similar position will be an advantage.
Willingness to work shifts and act as a shift leader in accordance with the requirements of the unit.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
Competence in the demonstration and assessment of all relevant clinical procedures and management of risks.
ability to identify, report, investigate and address near-misses and adverse events.
Sound knowledge of the Scientific Nursing Process and BCA bundles. A good understanding and application of the nursing Scope of Practice, leadership abilities and role modelling.
Good planning and organising skills that contribute to meeting objectives.
The ability to display sound judgement in problem-solving.
Builds and maintains relationships that facilitate the achievement of goals.
Exhibits full responsibility for own work outputs and outputs of team.
Displays a concern for excellence that promotes meeting and exceeding standards.
Provides unit management support by maintaining quality management, performance management and people management practices. Delivers comprehensive and quality patient care to meet the health needs of critically ill patients. Adheres to Patients' Rights at all times. Prevents, reports and manages medico-legal risks. Conducts comprehensive patient care audits. Patient records and registers meet legal requirements. Control of stock and equipment in accordance with Mediclinic policy. Identifies and addresses Continuous Professional Development (CPD) needs. Provides learner support to learners and new employees. Ensures a therapeutic and safe patient environment by maintaining health and safety standards and complying with infection prevention and control policy. Quality client care principles maintained.