Registered Nurse – CCU Trained (SCCU) – Newlands East, Durban

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Job Description


Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse/
Midwife or equivalent NQF 7 qualification
Relevant qualification and 2 years’ experience in the specialist area – ICU Trained
Advanced Computer Literacy
Flexible in working hours/Shifts and specifically to work night duty
Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice required from all accredited bodies and appropriate health legislation
Be competent in taking care of cardio thoracic surgical patients
Competent in taking care of ventilated patients

The main purpose of this position:

The Registered Nurse/Midwife will render and promote cost effective, safe quality patient care in accordance with hospital standards and policies and 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 patient needs

Duties & Responsibilities:

Practice patient care according to the Scope of Practice and assume total responsibility for these activities
Contribute to the holistic care of patients
Attend handover of report at shift commencement
Communicate effectively with patients regarding their care
Promote patient of health and wellbeing
Audit of health records to ensure compliance
Ensure all stock is well controlled and managed, charged and credited appropriately
Promote and maintain good public relations with patients, relatives and visitors