Netcare-Job Vacancies

Location NETCARE AKASIA HOSPITAL
Reporting structure UNIT MANAGER

ROLE SUMMARY
The Enrolled Nurse is responsible for direct and/or indirect nursing care of a patient or group of patients and will function under the direct and/or indirect supervision of the Registered Nurse.
The incumbent is also is responsible for and is held accountable for his/her own acts and omissions. Nursing
activities form part of a nursing regime that is planned and initiated by the Registered Nurse. The Enrolled Nurse will be responsible for assessment and care as well as the needs of patients and will be responsible for the Development, implementation and evaluation of appropriate programmes of care, ensuring the delivery of high quality care to patients.

KEY WORK OUTPUT AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
 Ensure that all documentation is maintained timeously and accurately, reflecting patient care
 Ensure all stock is charged appropriately
 Assist with file compilation
 Maintain a therapeutic, clean and safe environment that is free from medico-legal hazards
 Adhere to Netcare medical waste management principles and all other waste management principles
 Maintain a safe working environment in accordance with the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act
 Report potential/actual risks identified
 Ensure all stock is well controlled and managed
 Responsible for ensuring correct use, cleaning and storage of equipment
 Report equipment needing repair or replacement to sister-in-charge
 Maintain professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with hospital policies and procedures
 Maintains patient confidentiality at all timesPractice patient care according to his/her Scope of Practice and
assume total responsibility for these activities
 Contribute to the holistic care of patients
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 Participate in ward/unit’s quality improvement programme
 Attend handover of report at shift commencement
 Effective communication with patients’ regarding their care
 Promotion of patient overall health and wellbeing
 Practice the principles of infection prevention and all standard precautions
 Promote and maintain good public relations with patients, relatives and visitors
 Execute all procedures according to hospital standards
 Refer all complaints from patients and doctors to sister-in-charge of the unit
 Carry out all departmental duties as assigned by supervisors
 Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals
 Active involvement in own professional development to maintain a satisfactory level of skill and knowledge
 Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures
 Assume responsibility for maintaining competence in CPR Work effectively and co-operatively with others to
establish and maintain good working relationships that are mutually beneficial.
 Develop collaborative relationships to help accomplish work goal.

SKILLS PROFILE
EDUCATION
 Registration with the South African Nursing Council as an Enrolled Nurse or equivalent NQF 4 qualification
 Compliance with the SANC code for an Enrolled Nurse and all applicable health care legislation
WORK EXPERIENCE
 Relevant experience in the nursing discipline would be an advantage

NON MANAGERIAL/ SPECIALIST SKILLS
Coaching Others* The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to
facilitate personal development through coaching.
Leading and Managing Change* The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide
leadership in times of uncertainty. Performance Development* The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to achieve set objectives. Printed copies of this document are uncontrolled and must be destroyed after use Taking Action Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking responsibility for results. Decision Making Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the consequences. Managing Self Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.
Customer Focus and Service Delivery The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of *internal and external customers.
*Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues, suppliers, visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a relationship Adapting and Responding to
Change Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own
reaction to change. Continuous Improvement The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous improvement.

Personal Work Ethic Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.
Building Relationships Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.
Communication The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Teamwork Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
Technical Knowledge The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.

VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
Netcare Values At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients
and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our
people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our
actions. We are passionate about quality care and professional excellence.
 Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and
services we offer at every level of the organisation.
 Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work. Open
communication with honesty and integrity is essential.
 Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals. A
commitment to care with the qualities of respect and understanding.
 Passion – The creative, passionate and innovative drive to do things better
than before. To develop and implement successful healthcare solutions
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for all.
 Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and
creative partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.
The Netcare Way Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard
holds us accountable for the below six behaviours which you will be
accountable to uphold:
 I always greet everyone to show my respect.
 I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
 I am always well groomed to show my dignity.
 I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
 I always seek consent to show my compassion.
 I always say thank you to show my appreciation.

APPLICATION PROCESS
NETCARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to bongi.mokwena@netcare.co.za or alternatively fax application details to Fax 0862984570 .

Please note:
 Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the current and past
Netcare direct line managers of the applicant and the relevant Netcare HR Managers. Employees are
therefore encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the
line manager is aware of the application.
 In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job
function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable
accommodation can be made.
 By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information, you are
consenting to the information being used for the specific purpose for which it was provided, which is
recruitment purposes and possible appointment purposes (should you be successful). Please note that your
information will be processed for recruitment purposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the
establishment of an employment relationship with yourself, and this will be done in accordance with the
applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such information will not be used for any
other purpose without obtaining your prior consent.
 If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided for a period of
6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object to your information being used in
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accordance with the aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection and we will immediately
destroy your personal information in a secure manner.

 

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