Job Title
Professional Nurse Neonatal ICU
Employment Type
Full Time
2 to 5 years
Job Published
01 December 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • Ensuring that the Neonatal ICU conforms to all medico-legal aspects relative to the health care industry.
  • To ensure the highest quality of services is provided to all participating Doctors, patients and staff.
  • Ensuring stocks are correctly recorded, received and appropriately stored.
  • To ensure the smooth running of the nurses station.
  • Communication on a professional level with Doctors, patients, visitors and general hospital staff.

Education, experience and competencies required

  • Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Degree/Diploma: General Nursing Science
  • Midwifery Diploma is a requirement and is COMPULSORY
  • Private hospital experience would be an added advantage
  • Proof of registration with the S.A.N.C. and proof of personal indemnity is required
  • Ability to maintain excellent standards and service levels
  • Customer service focus
  • Integrity and willing to work flexible hours
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (ability to speak and write English) other languages would be an added advantage.
  • Mature personality with abilities to assist with patients in a courteous and polite manner.
  • To be punctual and reliable.
  • To be at all times neat and tidy in dress code.
  • To be able to work as part of a team and to assist where necessary.
  • Previous work experience in a maternity ward would be an added advantage.

Duties and responsibilities will include, but is not limited to the following:

Accountability and responsibility

  • Ensuring that accurate stock counts are performed when required
  • Ensuring that stock is accounted for and equipment is maintained
  • Ensuring that all patient billing is performed accurately
  • Ensuring that all ward duties are performed

Maintaining standards

  • Constantly monitoring the smooth running of the ward
  • Continual Doctor liaison and inter-departmental relationships
  • Application of policies for the operation within the hospital industry
  • Ensure that all documentation required is correctly completed and appropriately filed and distributed.