Registered Nurse needed at Faircape Group

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Job title : Registered Nurse

Job Location : Western Cape,

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Job Description

  • The services of an experienced, compassionate Registered Nurse (Day Shift) is required in our facility Heritage Manor in Somerset West. The Registered Nurse will work alongside the Senior Shift Leader to ensure that the shift is run accordingly
  • The successful incumbent will be responsible for all nursing care on shift and ensuring patients have a comprehensive and accurate care plan. 
  • This position is based within Somerset West in Cape Town and if you wish to become part of a dynamic, and collaborative environment with a Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) of primary and allied healthcare professionals, then this is the career opportunity for you. 

Duties Include:

Clinical Handover:

  • Conduct morning handovers according to ISBAR procedure with the Shift Leader on the opposite shift.
  • Ensure all reporting is up-to-date for handover and verify all information during handovers.

Medication:

  • Manage medication administration to residents as per allocation.
  • Monitor scheduled drugs.
  • Conduct weekly drug checks.
  • Ensure blister packaged medication is available, checked, and signed by 2 Registered Nurses.
  • Manage adverse effects by contacting the doctor immediately for intervention and treatment orders.

Patient Nursing Care Plan:

  • Assess patients’ health conditions, including vital signs, medical history, and symptoms.
  • Develop and implement nursing care plans with the Nursing Service Manager and Multidisciplinary Team.
  • Adjust care plans when required.

Clinical Tasks:

  • Perform clinical functions within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse, including wound care, pressure care, ostomy care, managing skin lesions, catheter care, and weighing patients.
  • Conduct regular resident rounds to monitor care quality.
  • Assess patients on specific areas of concern and adjust care plans as needed.
  • Ensure doctor’s prescriptions and physio recommendations are implemented and included in care plans.
  • Consult with the Senior Nursing Service Manager regarding clinical concerns or quality of care issues.

Risk Management:

  • Maintain effective infection control practices.
  • Emergency and Incident Management 
  • Ensure all procedures are followed incase of an emergency or incident 

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • SANC registered as a Registered Nurse.
  • Up-to-date Basic Life Support certification is advantageous.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Proven experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Experience in a similar leadership position is advantageous.
  • Experience in a geriatric environment is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Dementia care, Frail care, and Palliative care is advantageous.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent multitasking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Dependability.
  • Proactive.
  • Professional communication.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Sound decision-making.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

Specific Requirements:

  • Clear health record.
  • Clear criminal record.
  • Clear credit record.
  • Contactable references.

Working Hours:

  • Normal working days are Monday to Sunday.
  • You will be required to work 16.25 shifts per month.
  • Day shifts are from 07h00 to 19h00.

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