Senior Professional Nurse – ICU (Hospital Group) – Kimberley, Northern Cape 205 views

Job Overview

Requirements:

 

  • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse
  • Post basic qualification in ICU will be beneficial
  • 6-month short learning program in ICU
  • 2-3 years management or supervisor / shift leading experience in ICU will be advantageous
  • Clinical knowledge of ICU essential
  • Computer literacy
  • Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice required from all accredited bodies and appropriate health legislation
  • Flexible n working hours/shifts

 

The main purpose of this position:

 

The role of a Senior Professional Nurse is to function as a competent clinical practitioner within their designated clinical area and to deliver direct patient care whilst co-ordinating and overseeing the nursing/ICU practice

 

To deputise for the ICU Manager in his / her absence, driving forward evidence-based practise and taking responsibility for the supervision of staff and the policies and practices that operate within their clinical area

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Practice patient care according to the Scope of Practice and assume total responsibility for these activities
  • In conjunction with the Unit Manager be responsible for the day-today supervision of ICU teams, effectively motivating, and directing staff to ensure that time and resources are managed through effective teamwork
  • To deputise for the Unit Manager when necessary
  • To assist the Unit Manager in the management of staff within their unit including specific induction, recruitment and selection, training, performance management, sickness / absence appraisals
  • Ensure the continuous training takes place in ICU

 

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