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Registered Nurse

Reference PE002254/RW
Location Eastern Cape, Port Alfred
Salary Interval Monthly
Package None-negotiable
Description Our client in the Care industry is currently looking to employ a Registered Nurse based in Port Alfred.

A wonderful career opportunity awaits you.

  • Current registration as registered nurse with SANC.
  • Geriatric experience.
  • Palliative care experience. 
  • Comprehensive clinical knowledge, particularly to age related health issues.
  • Understanding of and commitment to continuous quality improvements.
  • Computer literate MS Office.
  • Language: English/Afrikaans, isiXhosa advantageous
  • Ability to practice and manage workloads according to resident’s needs.
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and appropriate relationships with residents, their families and representatives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage care staff.
Responsibilities and expectations but not limited to:
  • Work collaboratively with the Care Manager and the Interdisciplinary Care Team
  • Provide quality nursing services to residents in accordance with policies and procedures, SANC code standards, code of ethics and professional conduct.
  • Provide direct resident care and nursing services congruent with recognised nursing practice and procedure by carrying out a comprehensive and accurate nursing assessment of individuals and groups.
General Nursing:
  • Formulate a plan of care for each resident with the primary aim of providing optimal quality of life for the residents.
  • Coordinate and maintain the planning, implementation, and evaluation of care services for the residents.
  • Maintaining accurate and legally appropriate documentation of nursing services
  • Accept accountability and responsibility of nursing services provided by complying with:
  • Company policies and procedures
  • Regulation and legal guidelines and requirements
  • Ensuring the consistent application of company policy framework by self and others
  • Other care-related duties as directed by the manager of the Care manager.
Staff Management:
  • In collaboration with the Care Manager effectively manage staff services that support resident daily living requirements by:
  • Being a positive role model to EN’s, ENA’s and care workers
  • Providing direction and supervision to all reporting staff
  • Assisting with orientation of new staff and facilitating their ongoing with knowledge development
  • Assisting staff to identify individual learning requirements and facilitating opportunities for staff development.
  • Providing training and development opportunities for staff to improve job skills and effectiveness.
Resident Care:
  • Provide support and assistance to maintain high quality, holistic and person-centred care services for residents by:
  • Active involvement in the identification and implementation of continuous quality improvement initiatives
  • Reviewing and assessing current methodologies, identifying, and implementing strategies for better care service provision
  • Actively participating in and contributing to organisational meetings
  • Ensure professional and articulate communication by:
  • Positively interacting with staff members, residents, and their families
  • Ensuring that the management team is suitably informed of any relevant issues.
  • Ensuring that the Care Manager is informed of any resident incidents.
  • In the absence of the Care Manager or more senior staff, assume responsibility for continuing service provision at the facility and respond to any emergencies.
Quality and Safety:
  • Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with company health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Assist with and support the ongoing maintenance of a safe working environment.
  • Identify and report hazards in the workplace.
Privacy and Confidentiality:
  • Apply the principals of privacy and confidentiality in all work practices.
  • Maintain a duty of confidentiality to all staff, residents, and clients.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Be empathetic and courteous to residents and their relatives, always treating them with care and consideration.
  • Participate fully in the performance management process and undertake Continuing Professional Development as required.
  • Maintain contemporary professional knowledge and skills in clinical competency through participation in self-development activities/ programs including.
  • Attending educational workshops and training
  • Reviewing professional publications
  • Establishing personal networks
  • Benchmarking state-of-the-art practices
  • Participating in professional societies
  • Achieve and demonstrate agreed standards of personal and professional development within agreed timescales.
Please note should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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