Registered Nurse – Theatre Trained (Theatre OR) – 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 – Theatre
Advanced Computer Literacy
Compulsory BLS Certification , PALS will be advantageous
Previous experience with an Operating Theatre environment is essential
Flexible in working hours/Shifts
Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice required from all accredited bodies and appropriate health legislation

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