Registered Nurse

at Life Knysna Private Hospital
Published July 4, 2024
Expires July 30, 2024
Location Knysna, South Africa
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Theatre) Experienced, based at Life Knysna Private Hospital, reporting to the Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the anesthetics team and providing training and orientation in this field. It will be required to ensure CPD compliance in theatre as well as the implementation and completion of Essential Competencies by all staff members.

Critical Outputs
Ensuring effective financial management by

Ensuring accurate charging by managing theatre clocking time
Ensuring consignment stock, equipment and prosthesis is charged according to policy
Managing stock by participating in regular stock taking and controlling of the consignment stock in accordance with the hospital (local) policy
Affecting the functioning of theatre equipment and instrumentation by

Ensuring the correct use of theatre equipment and instrumentation by educating and supervising staff on the correct utilization of the equipment
Providing Quality patient care by

Obtaining the correct information pre-operatively and visiting the patient post-operatively
Ensuring that the patient is comfortable and assist the doctor during the surgical procedure
Ensuring effective people management by

Providing theatre specific training and assessing the competence of staff
Assist the Unit Manager to correctly monitor the normal and overtime hours
Ensure the threatre team works according to the scope of practice
Give feedback to the unit manager in order to assess optimal performance
Effective SHEQ management by

Ensuring the use of personal protective clothing and complying with ISO requirements
Ensuring the disposal of medical waste in order to effectively control infection


General Nursing Degree / Diploma
Registration with SANC
Scrubbing experience in Orthopedic and Neuro surgery will be an advantage
At least 1 -2 years’ experience in a theatre environment
Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
Computer proficiency would be an advantage


Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive & energy
Excellence orientation
Ethical behaviour
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Leading my example (Key for Managers)

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