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Registered Nurse-Psychiatry

Job Description: 

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse - Psychiatry, based at a private hospital reporting to the, Nursing Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring delivery of uncompromising quality care in line with Company strategic objectives and applicable Health /Nursing legislation.

 

Requirements:

  • General Nursing and Psychiatry Degree / Diploma
  • Registration with SANC
  • Senior Certificate
  • 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
  • Computer proficiency would be an advantage

 

Duties:

  • Ensure professional, ethical practice in the unit
  • Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with legislation that directly and indirectly governs nursing practice
  • Provide and supervise nursing care in accordance with ethical codes that directly guide nursing practices
  • Accept accountability and responsibility for own professional action
  • Ensure the provision of competent, clinical nursing care in the unit
  • Use the scientific process of nursing to initiate and manage comprehensive nursing care plans that will ensure quality nursing care
  • Coordinate and supervise nursing activities of members of the healthcare team who provide basic care
  • Customer Satisfaction: Enhance patient satisfaction
  • Utilise available management tools and strategies to enhance patient experience through continuing quality improvement initiatives e.g. CARE
  • Assist in the management of patient complaints
  • Build professional relationships with the members of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Cooperate fully with the members of the multi-disciplinary team and independently delivering nursing care
  • Assist in the management of complaints from members of the multi-disciplinary  team
  • Safe Environment: Assist in maintaining an environment which is both emotionally and physically safe
  • Utilise available management tools and participate in proactive management strategies to ensure an emotionally and physically safe patient environment e.g. SHEQ and infection control
  • Business Efficiency: Contribute to business efficiency through cost effective patient care, interdepartmental cooperation and economic use of all resources
  • Utilise and supervise adherence to interdepartmental requirements with regard to stock management, case management and billing
  • Coaching and mentoring staff
  • Assist in the performance management of the unit staff
  • Assist in staff development through the provision of appropriate on the job in-service education
  • Participate in staff recognition and reward management strategies

To apply, please send your updated CV to us

Please be advised that you will be contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment within 14 days should we wish to proceed with your application. Similarly, if you are not contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment, please accept your application as unsuccessful. Your CV will automatically be added to our database and we could be contacting you should a suitable position arise.

Location: 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa,

Company: 

Medipath Healthcare Recruitment

Education: 

No education

Job Category: 

Medical

Working Experience: 

2 to 5 years

Contract Type: 

Full Time

Salary: 

Negotiable

Salary Frequency: 

Monthly

Job Reference #: 

329832935