Enrolled Nurse – Cath Lab

Location  : Netcare Kuils River Hospital
Reporting structure :Unit Manager
Closing date :7 February 2019

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

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 times
 Practice patient care according to his/her Scope of Practice and assume total responsibility for these activities
 Contribute to the holistic care of patients
 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.
 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

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
 1-3 years experience in Cath Lab

KNOWLEDGE

 Sound knowledge of general nursing theory and practice
 Knowledge of modern nursing care principles and practices

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.
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 instill 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.

 

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.
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.

LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Visioning
The ability to provide direction in terms of action towards certain future outcomes.
Empowering
Creating conditions of willingness and participation amongst teams by providing sufficient, encouragement, information, resources and authority to make the necessary decisions to accomplish tasks.
Energising
Having the capacity to motivate and mobilise, impart strength, vitality and enthusiasm to teams to actualise the organisation’s vision of the future.
Designing and aligning
Ensuring the optimal alignment of employee behaviour with the organisation’s vision and values.
Rewarding and feedback
Fostering a performance culture by creating a framework of appropriate incentives and rewards to direct and motivate the achievement of desired performance behaviours and goals.
Team building
Creating team players and team effectiveness by using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to instil a cooperative atmosphere conductive to building a cohesive team.
Outside orientation
Awareness of outside constituencies, emphasizing particularly the need to respond to the requirements of customers, suppliers, partners, shareholders

and other interest groups, such as local communities affected by the organisation.
Global mindset
Possessing a global frame of reference that enables one to scan the external world environment for different perspectives and to adopt successful practices. The capacity to inculcate a global mentality in others by instilling shared values and cross cultural sensitivity.
Tenacity
The capacity and courage to persevere with one’s purpose in a persistent and determined manner despite opposition or setbacks, until the desired objective is obtained or it becomes clear that the objective is no longer attainable. Inspiring others, through active example, to have the courage of their convictions.
Emotional intelligence
The capacity to foster trust and create an emotionally intelligent workforce whose members know themselves and know how to deal respectfully and understandingly with others. The ability to regulate and manage one’s emotions in a healthy and productive manner.
Life balance
Articulating and modelling the importance of the need for life balance for the long term welfare of oneself and one’s employees.
Resilience to stress
Appropriately balancing these various pressures to maintain stable performance.

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 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 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.

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 Samantha.Jantjies@netcare.co.za
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 Divisional 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.
 The terms and conditions of employment relating to the function which you have applied for will be based on those that exist in the Division within which you will be employed.
 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 accordance with the aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection and we will immediately destroy your personal information in a secure manner.

 

Updated: February 5, 2019 — 5:09 am