Lifehealth Vacancies – Registered Nurse Theatre

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Theatre Qualified), based at Life Cosmos Hospital, Mpumalanga, reporting to Clara Vickory, Theatre Matron.  The successful candidate 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:

  • Assist the Unit Manager to correctly monitor the normal and overtime hours
  • Ensuring accurate charging by managing theatre clocking time
  • Ensuring that the patient is comfortable and assist the doctor during the surgical procedure
  • Ensuring the correct use of theatre equipment and instrumentation by educating and supervising staff on the correct utilization of the equipment
  • Ensuring consignment stock, equipment and prosthesis is charged according to policy
  • Providing theatre specific training and assessing the competence of staff
  • Managing stock by participating in regular stock taking and controlling of the consignment stock in accordance with the hospital (local) policy
  • Obtaining the correct information pre-operatively and visiting the patient post-operatively
  • Ensure the theater team works according to the scope of practice
  • Give feedback to the unit manager in order to assess optimal performance

Job Requirements:

  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Building relationships
  • Resilience
  • Excellence orientation
  • Engaging diversity

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant experience (2 years minimum) and technical skill to meet the critical outputs
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Diploma in specialty
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage
  • General Nursing Degree / Diploma

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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