Registered Nurse – General Wards

Registered Nurse – General Wards

Advert reference: lhc_001179

Advert status: Online

Apply by: 6 November 2022

Position summary

Industry: Medical, Health & Social Care

Job category: Nursing Staff

Location: Bloemfontein

Contract: Permanent

EE position: No


An exiting opportunity has arisen for the position of Registered Nurse in the General Wards at Life Rosepark Hospital in Bloemfontein. The above position reports to the Unit Manager. The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning of the Ward and ensure quality nursing care to all patients.

Job description

· To provide quality patient care by:

Identifying and ensuring staff undergo department specific micro orientation.

Daily Care Rounds to be done, ensuring patient satisfaction is enhanced.

Provide accurate, appropriate and adequate information to patients and family members during hospitalization.

Ensure professional ethical practice in the Unit.

Provide and supervise individualized, specific nursing care to the patient.


· Provide effective people management by:

Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team.

Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth.

Ensure the ward team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilised.


· Provide effective cost management by:

Minimising unnecessary stock wastage and facilitating maintenance of equipment.

Utilization of tools such as Impilo board for correct stock charging, and ensuring that the correct level of care is updated.


· Provide effective Infection Control and SHEQ by:

Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control.

Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing SHEQ alerts and incident reports to the Quality Manager.


· Ensuring effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders by:

Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences.

Execute doctors requests and prescriptions after patient rounds.

Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties.

Ensuring the effective functioning of equipment and instrumentation.

Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer.

Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialised equipment and instrumentation.

· Ensuring effective record keeping by:

Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements.

Minimum requirements

Relevant Degree or Diploma in NursingCurrent registration with SANC.
Must be willing to fulfill the role of Registered Nurse in the Unit, according to the flexi-hour system (day and night duty), standby hours, according to the needs of the Unit.
Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players.
Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All applicants who are not contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert should consider that their application is unsuccessful.

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