Vacancies

Enrolled nurse (Staff Nurse)

Reporting to the registered nurse on duty,  the EN  is responsible for the smooth running of the ward and creating  a safe therapeutic environment

Key Duties  are as follows:

  • Shift staff  supervision – attendance, morale, etc.
  • Allocation of daily tasks  to ENA and carers.
  • Drawing up individual patient nursing care plans
  • Administration  and ordering of medication
  • Ensure patients records and general admin requirements are completed timeously
  • Participation( provide input ) in Performance appraisal discussions
  • Hands on bed side nursing care
  • Staff  on the job training
  • Manage the children’s behaviour according to disciplinary protocols and reward systems
  • Ward shift handover.
  • Manage complicated  nursing care ( Wound)
  • Referrals and liaison with multidisciplinary health team , internally and externally
  • Supervising /education visiting parents on the ward.

Specific Requirements :

  • Must be SANC registered
  • At least 2 years as a staff nurse
  • Ability to analyse and take action based on clinical observations – assess/ identify and action
  • Must have an understanding of  chronic life limiting and life threatening medical conditions
  • All nursing staff are required to work 7/7 shifts and must be able to work night shifts.
  • Experience in paediatric care is essential.
  • Computer literate

Demonstrate the following competencies

  • A passion for working with children
  • Compassion
  • Assertiveness
  • Drive and energy
  • Proactive and demonstrate initiative
  • Team player working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Desire for personal development  and upskilling

Please send applications and CV to HR@stjosephshome.org.za