St Luke’s Hospice Recent Job Opportunity – Apply Here!

Posted on :

5 Apr, 2019

Category :

Health & Safety Jobs in South Africa, Healthcare Jobs in South Africa

St Luke’s Hospice is committed to caring for patients with life threatening illnesses, supporting their families and cares for people of all religions.

Job Title: Sisters / Registered Nurses
Job Location: South Africa.

The purpose of the position is to provide Palliative care and support to community referred patients with life-threatening illness.


  • Attend to- and provide care of the patients of SLCH within the guidelines of nursing act and the philosophy of the organisation
  • Assess, monitor and advise patients on pain and symptom control in accordance with the patient’s medical advisory team
  • Develop and implement the nursing plan in accordance with the patient’s medical advisory team
  • Provide relevant support to the family of the patients
  • Refer patients to other specialised services within the organisation if and when so required
  • Maintain all patient data in accordance with the requirements of the law, instructions from the medical team and within the guidelines of SLCH
  • Perform other duties, as and when so requested, in support of team goals


  • Diploma in General Nursing or Degree in Nursing Science (General, Psychiatry, Community and Midwifery)
  • A minimum of three years related experience
  • Diploma or Certification in Palliative Care (added advantage)
  • Microsoft Office Suite literacy (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Unendorsed driver’s licence
  • Fluency in at least two official languages and an understanding of palliative care and its role in society (added advantage)
  • Resilience and stress management
  • Interpersonal sensitivity
  • Team leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Judgement and decision making
  • Monitoring
  • Team work
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal and written communication

 To apply

Submit your applications to Chandre Williams at [email protected]

Application Deadline: Tuesday, 9 April, 2019

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