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Registered Nurse Vacancies

Posted on :

7 Oct, 2013

Category :

Healthcare Jobs in South Africa

Minimum Education Requirements:

NQF 6 (Diploma or Advanced Certificate) in General Nursing, Diploma: Midwifery
Additional Education Requirements: NQF (Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma) in Nursing Science, Diploma: Clinical Nursing Science: Health Assessment: Treatment and Care, Diploma: Nursing Management, Diploma or Certificate: Occupational Health, Diploma: Nursing: Community Health, Ce
Years of Experience: 1-3 years


Skills Required:
Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to basic Mine Health and Safety principles in and around a workplace
Apply occupational health, safety and environmental legislation in the workplace
Perform basic first aid

Demonstrate a basic understanding of Quality Systems (ISO 9001, 14001 and 4801)
Customer Service
Demonstrate an awareness of customer service and apply the skills of customer care in a specific work environment

Computer Skills:
Use a personal computer operating system
Basic MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Analytical Skills:
Validate and verify analytical data
Analyse data and solve problems

Report Writing:
Generate information and reports for internal and external use
Process data using information technology

Conduct a formal meeting and facilitate meetings/workshops effectively to achieve organisational outcomes
Plan, develop and deliver presentations

Apply the organisation’s code of conduct in a work environment
Apply the principles of corporate governance and ethics in a function
Apply the principles of ethics to improve organisational culture
Apply problem-solving techniques to make a decision or solve a problem

People Supervision:
Apply basic human resource practices and leadership concepts in a work context

Patient Care Services:
Demonstrate working knowledge of Patient Care Services
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of infection control principles in the workplace
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV and AIDS, other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Tuberculosis (TB) for counselling purposes
Perform advanced instrumental techniques and intermediate non-instrumental (physical) testing in a Medical Services environment
Operate and monitor Medical Services Equipment
Maintain and operate a range of emergency equipment

Patient Care:
Demonstrate professionalism in own practice and promote and maintain professionalism in a health care unit and facility
Adhere to medical ethical guidelines while working in Medical Services
Practice in accordance with ethical and legal codes of nursing and relevant legislation

Legislation (RSA):
Demonstrate knowledge of the relevant legislation:
Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (OHSA) (as amended) and the responsibilities of management in terms of the Act
Medicines and Related Substances Control Amendment Act, 59 of 2003, as it impacts on medical schemes
Basic Conditions of Employment Act (Act 75 of 1997)
Labour Relations Act (Act 66 of 1995)
Employment Equity legislation
National Environmental Legislation
National Health Legislation
Hazardous Substances Legislation
Demonstrate basic understanding of the procedure for submission of compensation claims for injuries and occupational diseases (COID and ODMWA)
Practice in accordance with ethical and legal codes of nursing and relevant legislation

Demonstrate knowledge of auditing principles, methodologies and techniques

Position Summary:
The Registered Nurse is accountable for promoting and providing
quality patient care
At least 1 – 3 years experience in a Medical Services related role
within the mining/heavy industry environment
Legal Requirements:

Valid medical certificate

Certificate in Dispensing

Valid registration with SA Nursing Council
SHEQ Management

Financial Management

Stakeholder Management

Medical Services Management

Facilities and Equipment

Inventory and Consumable Stock Management

Employee Medical Incapacitation

Patients Records

Reporting & Administration

Patient Care Services

Patient Care

People Supervision
Job Requirements:
Apply health, safety, security and housekeeping in your work environment
Comply to Legislation as set out in the MH&S Act and to organisational standards
Communicate Health Programme outcomes to staff
Promote Occupational Health and Safety in the work place
Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of a Safety, Health and Environmental management programme in the workplace

Apply and continuously improve Medical Services policies and procedures
Comply with requirements of the Medical Services Quality Management System
Protect company assets (working capital & fixed assets)
Identify cost saving opportunities

Customer Relations:
Foster and maintain customer relations
Conduct daily unit inspections and compile report
Share information to promote effective decision making in health care
Monitor, maintain and clean medical equipment
Report faulty, damaged or missing equipment
Monitor and maintain consumable stock levels
Dispense and bill stock and consumables
Compile requests for stock and consumables
Distribute stock and consumables
Count stock for a stock take integrity check (check stock condition during the count)
Maintain and update the Scheduled Drug Register
Maintain the emergency trolley stock levels and update records (equipment and stocks)
Identify and report possible medical incapacity patients
Maintain patient records according to the scientific nursing process
Compile and check medical data, information and statistics
Report notifiable diseases to relevant stakeholders
Monitor and control patient flow in the facility
Ensure that patients are paraded when indicated
Initiate parading of patients
Implement and evaluate planned nursing care to achieve identified patient outcomes
Advocate for the rights of individuals, families, groups or communities and health care providers

Infection Control programme:
Monitor and control the Infection Control programme
Participate in Infection Control programme audits

Monitor and maintain the Tuberculosis programme
Conduct and provide information to patients about Tuberculosis and Directly Observed Treatment (DOTS)
Receive patient and check identification
Carry out health assessments of patients (objective and subjective)
Conduct comprehensive patient management as per the Nursing process and treatment protocols
Develop a care plan in collaboration with patients and/or carers
Provide relevant nursing care in order to meet needs identified according to the scientific approach to nursing
Maintain physical and psychological comfort in acute and/or chronically ill patients, and significant others
Perform the last offices for deceased patients
Coordinate individuals and teams to achieve work unit objectives
Plan, organise and monitor work in own area of responsibility
Ensure discipline is maintained in department (Absenteeism, Time Management, overtime, misconduct, etc.)
Resolve grievances and disputes
Conduct on-the-job training
Behavioural Skills:
Deciding and Initiating Action
Leading and Supervising
Working with People
Adhering to principles & values
Relating and Networking
Writing and Reporting
Applying Expertise and Technology
Learning & Researching
Planning and Organising
Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
Following Instructions and Procedures
Adapting and Responding to Change
Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives


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