Registered Nurse

at Life Queenstown Private Hospital
Location Cnr Ebden &, Griffiths St, Queenstown, Queenstown, South Africa
Date Posted January 17, 2022
Category Health Care
Job Type Full-Time




A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse ICU Experienced, based at Life Queenstown Private Hospital, reporting to Lauren Conradie, Unit Manager. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing holistic and optimal quality nursing care to critically ill patients in order to maximize a positive outcome for the customer in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.


Critical Outputs

To provide quality patient care by


Providing quality basic and specialized nursing care

Continual communication with the patient and family with regards to the patient’s condition

Administering of medication in accordance to ethical, legal framework

Review and comply with internal policies and protocols

Ensuring quality management systems and initiatives are conducted according to the unit specification

Advocate the patient by motivating acuity to the case management and notify the doctor of any limitations

Provide effective people management by


Interacting and communicating with a multi-disciplinary team

Provide training and development to ensure personal and professional growth

Ensure the ICU team works according to the scope of practice in order to ensure the correct skills mix is utilized

Provide effective cost management by

Managing all stock used according to unit specific policies and protocols

Control and manage staff hours leave in accordance with the company policy

Provide effective Infection Control and SHEQ by


Maintaining a safe and holistic patient environment in order to enforce infection control

Promoting a safe and healthy working environment by completing SHEQ alerts and incident reports to the SHEQ Coordinator

Ensuring effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders by


Conducting in-service orientation on doctor specific preferences

Execute doctor’s requests and prescriptions after patient rounds

Assisting in multi-disciplinary team members with the execution of their duties

Ensuring the effective functioning of equipment and instrumentation


Check equipment and instrumentation are in working condition on a daily basis and report any defaults to Unit Manager and Clinical Engineer

Educate and supervise staff and doctors on the correct utilisation of specialized equipment and instrumentation

Ensuring effective record keeping by


Ensuring records and accurately completed and stored in accordance with legal and ethical requirements




Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing

Nursing experience in ICU

Strong customer orientation, team player, very energetic and well organized

Must be able to work under pressure in a continuously changing environment

Strong Interpersonal skills required

Must be willing to fulfill a role in the unit according to the flexi-hours system and call system

A minimum of 2 years relevant Nursing Experience in ICU will be an advantage




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behavior

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organizational awareness

Leading my example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)


Interested candidates can send their CVs