Theatre Scrub Nurse (Registered Nurse)

Location: Durban / Umhlanga, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Date Posted: 09-03-2018
Role title
Reporting structure

The primary function of this position will be to render and promote quality patient care in accordance with hospital standards / policies.

Reporting to the Unit Manager at the company Umhlanga Hospital, the appointee will display the following but not limited to:
 Performs weekend duties
 Provides safe, clean and secure environment for patients, staff and visitors
 Utilizes supplies and equipment in an economical manner
 Ensure all stock is well controlled and managed, charged and credited appropriately
 Co-operates and collaborates with other hospital departments to provide quality patient care
 Liaises with Unit Manager on matters relating to patient care
 Keeps accurate records at all times
 Required to serve on relevant committees within the department
 Supervise and evaluates quality of patient care through patient rounds
 Assists with the coaching of junior staff within the Unit
 Theatre Call and overtime(flexi time) according to operational needs of the department
 Must have own transport or reliable transport

 Grade 12 or equivalent NQF level 4 qualifications
 Registered with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse
 Theatre trained or experienced

 Private Hospital experience is advantageous
 Experience in Scrubbing for Gynaecological cases, Orthopaedics (including spinal work), General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Urology.
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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.
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.
The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
Technical Knowledge
The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.
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At the comany, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients and all members of the 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 for all.
 Participation - The willingness and desire to work in productive and creative partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.

The company is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard holds us accountable for the below seven 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.
 I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.
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