Registered Nurse Burns Unit in Johannesburg, Johannesburg Metro

Johannesburg, Johannesburg Metro
Market related
08 Jul 2019
07 Aug 2019

Registered Nurse Burns Unit

Function: Nursing

Facility: Life Cosmos Hospital

Position: Registered Nurse Burns Unit


A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse – Burns Unit, based at Life Cosmos Hospital, Mpumalanga, reporting to the Unit Manager, Suretha Breedt The successful candidate will be responsible for driving quality patient care along with other team members in the Burns unit in line with clinical protocols of the company and hospital strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs

Effective cost management for staff and stock by

  • Evaluating employee labour hours and manage debit and credit hours
  • Minimising unnecessary stock wastage and facilitating maintenance of equipment

Providing quality patient care by

  • Identifying and ensuring staff undergo department specific micro orientation
  • Ensuring daily care rounds are conducted and investigation of complaints.
  • Providing accurate, appropriate and adequate information to patients and family members during hospitalization
  • Assist doctors to perform daily cases and/or procedures

Providing effective risk management (SHEQ & infection control) by

  • Monitoring and implementing preventative measures to minimize risk
  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene standards of the unit to ensure adherence to infection control and safety policies and procedures
  • Comply with ISO requirements in order to facilitate infection control

Conducting effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Identifying doctor’s preferences and stakeholders needs and implement in the working environment


  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Nursing Experience in Burns essential, ICU qualification an advantage
  • Current registration with the relevant professional or regulatory body
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Computer proficiency


  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgments
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness

Contact: Rialta Marais

Tel: 013 653 8045

Fax: 086 206 4672  

Closing date:Monday, July 15, 2019