Enrolled Nurse

Location: Sandringham Gardens
Position Type: Full Time

Purpose of the Job

Provide holistic and quality nursing care to residents on a daily basis.

Role and Responsibilities

  1. Clinical Care
    • Accurate nursing documentation based on observation & assessment of the resident daily
    • Nursing care plan completion and implementation thereof as per assessment needs of the resident
    • Implement planned co-ordinated care by MDT
    • Detailed assessment and treatment of ailments once reported and referral thereafter as required
    • Administration of medication
    • Ensure instructions/orders given in doctor’s rounds are implemented and documented
    • Adhere to all nursing and general policy and procedures as per organisation and nursing department.
    • Medical equipment accounted for and in working order
  2. Clinical Risk
    • Utilise clinical judgement to refer and treat acutely ill/emergency residents
    • Liaise and inform families when resident is unwell, non-compliant or of any significant concerns
    • Facilitate admission to hospital as required
    • Supervise junior staff and assess residents regularly for possible clinical risks
    • Accurate recordkeeping and documentation of risks with photos etc.
    • Ensure residents and communal areas are hygienic and safe
    • Ensure infection control procedures are utilised at all times by all staff and use of PPEs
  3. Staff Supervision/Teamwork
    • Accurate delegation of staff, according to scope of practice
    • Orientation of new staff
    • Report and handle complaints from residents/staff/family
    • Ensure that junior staff adhere and comply with all documentation and care as per policies
    • Facilitate cohesive teamwork that provides quality care
    • Performance manage junior staff as required
    • Handling and resolving complaints
  4. Administration and Financial Efficiency
    • Check all ward stock and medical equipment
    • No expired stock in ward
    • Log and report all central facilities requests eg. Maintenance, transport as per policy

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered with SANC
  • 3 years’ nursing experience

Preferred Skills

  • Organised
  • Respectful
  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to mentor and train junior staff
  • Compassion and humility
  • Reliable
  • Conflict management

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