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Enrolled Nurse - Frail Care, Port Elizabeth

Last update 2024-05-25
Expires 2024-06-25
ID #2146563560
Free
Enrolled Nurse - Frail Care, Port Elizabeth
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth,
Modified May 7, 2024

Description

Our client, a Non-Profit Organization for the aged, is seeking a (Enrolled Nurse – frail care) for their facility, based in Port Elizabeth Central. The Registered Nurse is a member of the Health Care team and is responsible to plan and manage the wards under the direction and supervision of the Facility Manager/Sister Superior. You will be required to deliver competent, quality nursing care and adhere to the rules and regulations of the South African Nursing Council.
Competencies Required – non-negotiable.
• Excellent leadership, people skills and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to be assertive when needed.
• Fully bilingual.
• Good English written and verbal communication.
• Excellent telephone manner with an overall pleasant disposition.
• Flexible work style.
Key Performance Areas
• Ensure a current plan of care for each resident according to the current resident needs and documented Policies & Procedures, as well as the updating thereof as the needs of the resident changes.
• Report changes in resident’s care to the Nursing Services Manager, as well as documenting in the resident’s file.
• Ongoing resident assessment, care plan and core evaluation.
• Manage, order, check and supervise safe medication administration.
• Ensure strict control of Schedule 5, 6 and 7 drugs.
• Ensure the physical, social, and physiological well-being of residents which includes the regular monitoring of their health and treatment.
• Perform the required nursing procedures which fall within the scope of a Professional Nurse/Registered Nurse.
• Assist residents with their physical and mental health.
• Ensure that there is strict control and documentation is recorded and kept in the event of accidents, incidents, and injuries on duty.
• Ensure that the hygiene of the resident is maintained at highest level.
• Manage, support, assist and supervise that allocated caregivers deliver the highest standard of care, on a shift – to shift – basis.
• Assist staff with training and furthering their knowledge within their chosen field.
• Assist and supervise caregivers with delivery of resident’s clinical care needs.
• Maintain effective communication with all team leaders.
• Monitors resident’s daily menu requirements to ensure dietary needs and preferences are communicated directly to the catering staff.
• Participate in continuing professional development and compulsory education.
• Promote independence and mobility of residents.
• Counsel and advise residents and family.
• Performs any other tasks as reasonably requested.

Requirements:
• Matric
• Diploma in Nursing
• Registration with SANC.
• Proof of professional indemnity.
• Certificate in Geriatric Nursing – highly advantageous.
• Dementia experience essential
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar environment
• Night Shift leader


Salary: market related
Please send your updated CV to info@dymaxa.co.za
If you don’t hear from us within 3 weeks of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Enrolled nurse - frail care

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