Life Healthcare Learnership – Registered Nurse 2IC Theatre

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse 2IC (Theatre Qualified) based at Life Anncron Hospital, reporting to Theatre Manager, Liezel Vos. The successful candidates will be responsible for assisting the surgical team to perform surgical procedures on patients successfully and to ensure that the patient receives optimal care in accordance with company and hospital strategic objectives

Job Responsibilities:

  • Attend review and consultative form meetings to maintain healthy relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with external stakeholders by reporting and escalating unresolved issues to the unit manager
  • Ensuring the disposal of medical waste in order to effectively control infection
  • Ensuring accurate charging by managing theatre clocking time
  • Providing theatre specific training and assessing the competence of staff
  • Ensuring that the patient is comfortable and assist the doctor during the surgical procedure
  • Ensuring consignment stock, equipment and prosthesis is charged according to policy
  • Ensure the theatre team works according to the scope of practice
  • Managing stock by participating in regular stock taking and controlling of the consignment stock in accordance with the hospital (local) policy
  • Ensuring the correct use of theatre equipment and instrumentation by educating and supervising staff on the correct utilisation of the equipment
  • Ensuring the use of personal protective clothing and complying with ISO requirements
  • Give feedback to the unit manager in order to assess optimal performance
  • Obtaining the correct information pre-operatively and visiting the patient post-operatively

Job Requirements:

  • Engaging diversity
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage
  • Action orientation
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Resilience
  • Own vehicle and valid license
  • Building relationships
  • Influencing
  • Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system

Qualification & Experience:

  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Registration with SANC
  • Relevant experience Theatre
  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma
  • Diploma in specialty

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Klerksdorp, North West, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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