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Job Title
Registered Nurse
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 8 years
Job Published
18 March 2024
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Job Description

We are in need of a registered nurse, here is what we are looking for:

  • The Registered Nurse will oversee a healthcare team and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide holistic nursing services by ensuring the prescribed treatment, medication and nursing regime is administered to each resident
  • The registered nurse may assess resident’s health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
    Administer nursing care to residents and may advise them on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management

Requirements for the role:

  • Nursing Services: the professional provision of nursing services that attend to the accurate diagnostic and maintenance medical treatment needs of the residents
  • Call-out Services: Efficient and timeous supervising, hands on monitoring and follow-up of all call-out services provided by nurses (and doctors as referred) for emergency or other medical needs requested by residents. To take heed of and pay attention to report writing by doctors in folders after examinations
  • Organisation of doctors clinic and medical care: Assessment of residents to be seen by doctor and preparation of folders. Liaison with district surgeon if necessary. Recording all doctors’ orders and any relevant information accurately and to required protocols
  • House visits: Efficient and professional provision of planned and scheduled visits giving primary and post-operative
    care to incapacitated residents by way of house visits;
  • Dispensing: Ensure that the correct and safe methods for the dispensing of medicine to residents are categorically followed in accordance with schedules and legislation
  • Control and accurately maintain an inventory of the medical consumables to scope of practice: Recording and locking up of medication to required protocols, receiving and checking medication from pharmacies, maintenance of drug register for schedule 5,6 & 7 drugs to required protocols and observation of drug side effects, and to records adverse effects of changes immediately
  • Other related services: Timeous co-coordinating and arranging for the provision of counselling, care groups, medical liaison and health education for residents in need of such services;
  • Management and organisation of resident care: Carrying out the required nursing procedures within protocols.
    Promoting independence, mobility and rehabilitation in a professional manner, on-going assessment and monitoring of resident well being. Encouraging residents to partake in social and OT activities,
  • Performing general nursing and emergency procedures: Such as dressings and reporting deterioration and progress in wound skin conditions to protocol. Taking and recording vital signs, including blood pressures and report abnormalities Monitoring and administering oxygen therapy and suctioning when required to protocol. All routine testing within scope of practice.
  • Planning a well-balanced diet, taking cognizance of allergies: Ensuring correct diet plan for all residents. Preparation and administration of naso gastric feeds, if required
  • Managing complaints and incidents: Following up on complaints and incidents received and recorded from residents and their family members timeously and escalating complaints and problems to Nursing Manager if required. Writing accurate and timeous incident reports