Registered Nurse – Scrub Experienced
Netcare Greenacres Hospitals
The Registered Nurse will render and promote cost effective, safe quality patient care in accordance with hospital standards and policies.
The incumbent will further be responsible for direct and /or indirect nursing care of a patient or a group of patients, for assessing, planning, executing and supervising the implementation of care to meet patients’ needs, is a role model in the delivery of evidence based care and will actively participate in Clinical Governance.
Perform duties as requested by Theatre unit manager
Participate in theatre unit quality improvement program
Ensure all stock is well controlled and managed, charged and credited appropriately
Keep abreast of current research in the discipline
Practice patient care according to the scope of practise and assumes total responsibility for these activities
Attend handover of report at shift commencement
Communicate effectively with patients/relatives regarding their care
Provide and deliver evidence based nursing care
Effective risk prevention and management
Maintain a therapeutic, clean and safe environment that is free from medico-legal hazards
Adhere to the Netcare Resuscitation and Reanimation policy
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 and act upon potential/actual risks identified
Responsible for ensuring correct use, cleaning and storage of equipment, reporting faulty equipment
Work effectively and co-operatively with others to establish and maintain good working relationships that are mutually beneficial
Create and maintain a positive environment where the differences of others are recognized, understood, and valued, so that all can reach their full potential and maximize their contributions
Develop collaborative relationships to help accomplish work goal
Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures
Assumes responsibility for own personal and professional development
Participate in unit quality improvement program
Perform other duties requested by unit manager
Must have the necessary nursing qualifications, Dip or Degree in nursing
Currently registered with the South African Nursing Council
Matric Certificate or an equivalent qualification
Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice required from all accredited bodies and appropriate health legislation
Theatre scrub experience will be advantageous
Must be prepared to be flexible in working hours / shift work.
The ability to actively participate as a member of a theatre team to achieve goals.
Thorough knowledge of general / specialized nursing theory and practice
Extensive knowledge of modern nursing care principles and practices in the highly specialised field.
NON MANAGERIAL/ SPECIALIST SKILLS
The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to facilitate personal development through coaching.
Leading and Managing Change*
The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide leadership in times of uncertainty.
The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to achieve set objectives.
Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking responsibility for results.
Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the consequences.
Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.
Customer Focus and Service Delivery
The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of *internal and external customers.
*Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues, suppliers, visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a relationship
Adapting and Responding to Change
Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own reaction to change.
The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous improvement.
Personal Work Ethic
Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.
Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.
The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.
VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our actions. We are passionate about quality care and professional excellence.
Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and services we offer at every level of the organisation.
Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work. Open communication with honesty and integrity is essential.
Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals. A commitment to care with the qualities of respect and understanding.
Compassion – We engage everyone with empathy and respond with acts of compassion in all interactions with our patients and their families.
Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and creative partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.
The Netcare Way
Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard holds us accountable for the below seven behaviours which you will be accountable to uphold:
I always greet everyone to show my respect.
I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
I am always well groomed to show my dignity.
I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
I always seek consent to show my compassion.
I always say thank you to show my appreciation.
I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.
The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the current and past Netcare direct line managers of the applicant and the relevant Netcare HR Managers.
Employees are therefore encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the line manager is aware of the application.
The terms and conditions of employment relating to the function which you have applied for will be based on those that exist in the Division within which you will be employed.
In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable accommodation can be made.
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