Closing date: 2018/09/20
Advertising Reference Number 15262 – 1
Job Title Professional Nurse – Obstetrics
Department Nursing – General
Business Unit Kwazulu Natal – Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg
Geographical Location Pietermaritzburg
Province / Region KwaZulu-Natal
Recruiter Bomikazi Mbalo
Number of Positions 1
Will offline applications be accepted? Yes
Closing date – offline applications (if applicable) 18-Sep-2018
Requirements Registered with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse and Midwife.
Prior labour ward experience as a Professional Nurse will be an advantage.
Willingness to work shifts in accordance with the requirements of the unit.
Competent in the demonstration and assessment of all clinical procedures and management of risks.
Basic knowledge of stock control principles.
The ability to identify and report near-misses and adverse events.
Knowledge of clinical procedures, the Scientific Nursing Process and BCA bundles.
A good understanding and application of the nursing scope of practice and knowledge of patient care.
Be able to function as an effective member of the nursing team by facilitating team effectiveness.
Displays a concern for excellence by following work routines and standards while achieving results.
The ability to display sound judgement in problem-solving.
Maintains a customer-focused mindset that acknowledges the value of the customer.
Exhibits full responsibility for own work outputs.
Key Outputs Delivers comprehensive and quality patient care to meet the health needs of patients.
Adheres to Patients’ Rights at all times.
Prevents, reports and manages medico-legal risks.
Conducts comprehensive patient care audits.
Patient records and registers meet legal requirements.
Control of stock and equipment in accordance with Mediclinic policy.
Identifies and addresses continuous professional development (CPD) needs.
Provides learner support to learners and new employees.
Ensures a therapeutic and safe patient environment by maintaining health and safety standards and complying with infection prevention and control policy.
Quality client care principles maintained.
Other Information Your contribution to the company will be rewarded with a market-related remuneration package which includes membership of subsidised medical- and retirement funds, generous leave, a thirteenth cheque and participation in a special nursing or management bonus scheme for qualifying staff members. Candidates who are interested in applying for this position, can apply directly at http://careers.mediclinic.com If you do not have internet access, you can apply through the Mediclinic Career Centre. You can either obtain an application form from them or from your nearest Mediclinic Hospital or office and fax it directly to the following fax number: 0866811436 at the Career Centre. Telephone number for enquiries: +27 21 861 1000. Please note that the Off-line Closing Date is applicable to all applications made through the Mediclinic Career Centre. Applications will only be accepted if completed in full on the official application form. Kindly ensure that you indicate the vacancy reference number that you are applying for.