Registered Nurse – Surgical (Health Group) – Soweto, Gauteng

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Job Description


Nursing degree / diploma
Current registration with South African Nursing Council
BLS qualification
Previous experience in a Surgical ward is essential
Previous experience in a private hospital environment advantageous
Computer proficiency advantageous

Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform nursing duties in accordance with the South African Nursing Council (SANC), Department of Health (DOH) and National Core standards
Adhere to the principles and standards of patient advocacy according to the SANC Acts and Omissions, Company Code of Conduct, Patient Rights and Responsibility Charter, Code of Conduct, Patient Rights and Responsibility Charter, National Millennium Development goals and the responsibility of continuous professional development (CPD)
Supervise, organise, lead and control quality of care work for self and team adhering to therapeutic standards and goals
Actively participate in internal and external auditing processes, for example DOH, National Core Standards, SHERQ, SANC and Risk Audit
Document and maintain accurate files and records of patient medication and conduct ward rounds including accompanying Doctors and other Medical Practitioners for creating and evaluating customized care plans including implementing
Monitor activities of nurses to ensure compliance with protocols, security, and safety of patient environment, Group Nursing policies and procedures, SANC requirements on findings through regular unit rounds