Mar 04, 2021

Registered Nurse 2IC Theatre

  • Life Healthcare
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Nurse

Job Description

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse 2IC Theatre in Main Theatre, based at Life Eugene Marais Hospital, reporting to Betsi Van Den Berg, Theatre Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic patient care and to collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs
Ensuring effective financial management by

Ensuring accurate charging by managing theatre clocking time
Ensuring consignment stock, equipment and prosthesis is charged according to policy
Managing stock by participating in regular stock taking and controlling of the consignment stock in accordance with the hospital (local) policy
Affecting the functioning of theatre equipment and instrumentation by

Ensuring the correct use of theatre equipment and instrumentation by educating and supervising staff on the correct utilization of the equipment
Providing Quality patient care by

Obtaining the correct information pre-operatively and visiting the patient post-operatively
Ensuring that the patient is comfortable and assist the doctor during the surgical procedure
Ensuring effective people management by

Providing theatre specific training and assessing the competence of staff
Assist the Unit Manager to correctly monitor the normal and overtime hours
Ensure the theatre team works according to the scope of practice
Give feedback to the unit manager in order to assess optimal performance
Effective SHEQ management by

Ensuring the use of personal protective clothing and complying with ISO requirements
Ensuring the disposal of medical waste in order to effectively control infection
Effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders

Attend review and consultative form meetings to maintain healthy relationships with internal stakeholders
Maintain a healthy relationship with external stakeholders by reporting and escalating unresolved issues to the unit manager

Grade 12 National Senior Certificate
Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
An Operating Theatre Qualification is a necessity
Qualification in Nursing Administration will be an added benefit
Relevant RN experience of 5-10 years
Nursing Experience in Theatre
Current registration with the relevant professional or regulatory body
Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical outputs
Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Drive & energy
Excellence orientation
Ethical behaviour

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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