Registered Nurse – Medical Ward

  • Date Listed 21/11/2014
  • Location

    Mosselbaai, Eden

  • Advertised By Private
  • Job Type Full-Time


A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse in the Medical Ward, based at Life Bay View Hospital, reporting to Sorina van der Linde, Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of quality patient care.

Critical Outputs:

Ensure professional, ethical practice in the unit
• Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with legislation that directly and indirectly governs nursing practice
• Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with ethical codes that directly and indirectly guide nursing practices
• Accept accountability and responsibility for own professional actions
Ensure the provision of competent, clinical nursing care in the unit
• Use the scientific process of nursing to initiate and manage comprehensive nursing care plans that will ensure quality nursing care
• Coordinate and supervise nursing activities of members of the healthcare team who provide basic care
Customer Satisfaction: Enhance patient satisfaction
• Utilise available management tools and strategies to enhance patient experience through continuing quality improvement initiatives e.g CFS and Qe
• Assist in the management of patient complaints
Build professional relationships with the members of the multi-disciplinary team
• Cooperate fully with the members of the multi-disciplinary team and independently delivering nursing care
• Assist in the management of complaints from members of the multi-disciplinary team
Safe Environment: Assist in maintaining an environment which is both emotionally and physically safe
• Utilise available management tools and participate in pro active management strategies to ensure an emotionally and physically safe patient environment e.g. SHEQ and infection control
Business Efficiency: Contribute to business efficiency through cost effective patient care, interdepartmental cooperation and economic use of all resources
• Utilise and supervise adherence to interdepartmental requirements with regard to stock management, case management and billing
Coaching and mentor staff
• Assist in the performance management of the unit staff
• Assist in staff development through the provision of appropriate on the job in-service education
• Participate in staff recognition and reward management strategies


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


• Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
• Attention to detail
• Resilience
• Engaging diversity
• Verbal & written communication skills
• Influencing skills • Building relationships
• Customer responsiveness
• Organisational awareness
• Action orientation
• Excellence orientation
• Ethical behaviour

Interested candidates who meet the requirements, are invited to apply by forwarding a comprehensive CV to the contact Person:

Andrea Joubert / Fax: 086 683 6827 

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

Closing Date: Friday, 12 December 2014

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