Professional Nurse Specialised – Critical Care-Mediclinic

Professional Nurse Specialised – Critical Care-Mediclinic

Mediclinic is an international private healthcare services group, founded in South Africa in 1983, with divisions in Switzerland, Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia) and the United Arab Emirates.

Job Description

The Group is focused on providing specialist-orientated, multidisciplinary services across the continuum of care in such a way that the Group will be regarded as the most respected and trusted provider of healthcare services by patients, medical practitioners, funders and regulators of healthcare in each of its markets.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To deliver safe, comprehensive and quality nursing care according to the Scope of Practice

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Deliver quality nursing care in collaboration with a multi-professional team

Identify, prevent and manage risks to ensure patient safety

Facilitate a positive patient experience by creating a conducive environment

Provide accurate and comprehensive records of all nursing interventions

Create a learning environment that builds staff competence

Ensure that all utilised stock and equipment are accurately charged

Required Education

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION: Degree / Diploma in General Nursing

DESIRED EDUCATION: Midwifery; Postgraduate certificate/ diploma in relevant specialty area

Required Experience

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: None

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: : 1 year post-graduate qualification experience before placement in a specialised unit

Required Job Skills And Knowledge
• Infection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocols
• Pharmacology
• Scientific nursing principles and process
• Nursing record keeping
• Patient assessment skills
• Nursing processes and procedures
• Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
• Develop/ modify a nursing care plan
• Relevant nursing legislation
• Basic life support trained (ACLS; ATLS; PALS training for specialised wards)
• Risk identification

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