The Clinical Nurse is a professional who remains responsible for the assessment, planning and implementation of individualised and holistic nursing care of a patient, their families or the community, either performed directly or indirectly.
- Co-operate and collaborate with other hospital departments to provide appropriate support services.
- Provide input and standards in formulating patient care policy and procedures in the hospital
- Prepare day / night shift documentation that reflects patient status, patient / staff ratio and problems
- Actively participate in in-service training and orientation of new staff in the unit
- Evaluate, set standards and monitor safe utilization of supplies and equipment
- To ensure the provision of a safe, clean and secure environment for patients, staff and visitors
- Co-ordinate with the Clinical Facilitation Department and other members of the multi-disciplinary team to meet and acknowledge the on-going educational needs of the
- nursing staff / student as well as the patients
- Provide for the ongoing review, practice and in-service training of emergency procedures
- Aim as member of staff to optimise and maintain quality, effective and safe nursing care, within the frame of the assigned budget.
- Perform any related tasks as requested.
- Co-operate with the Clinical Facilitators in planning, implementing and evaluation of learning experiences / opportunities for nursing staff / students
- Communicate with the unit manager, so that he / she is informed of activities and problems
- Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals
- The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to facilitate personal development through coaching.
- Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.
- The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide leadership in times of uncertainty.
- The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to achieve set objectives.
- Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the consequences.
- Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking responsibility for results.
Qualification & Experience:
- Registered as a Professional Nurse with the South African Nursing Council or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification
- CSSD experience of minimum 2-5 years
- Minimum 3 years’ experience as an RN
- Theatre AND CSSD qualification advantageous
- Theatre experience of minimum 3 years
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA
Application Deadline: N/A