Registered Nurse Surgical 2 in Johannesburg, Johannesburg Metro

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

Registered Nurse Surgical 2

Function: Nursing

Facility: Life Cosmos Hospital

Position: Registered Nurse Surgical 2  


A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse – Surgical 2, based at Life Cosmos Hospital, Mpumalanga, reporting to the Unit Manager, Joyce Pule.  The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic patient care and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders in line with Company & 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 surgical nursing
  • 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

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

Explore our vacancies and find the right opportunity for you. Download the application form and email to the relevant contact person specified in the job advertisement.

Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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