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Registered Nurse

at Life Empangeni Private Hospital
Published September 11, 2023
Location Empangeni, South Africa
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse - Medical Ward A, based at Life Empangeni Private Hospital reporting to the Unit Manager.

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 managing debit and credit hours
Minimising unnecessary stock wastage and facilitating the maintenance of equipment
Providing quality patient care by:

Identifying and ensuring staff undergo department-specific micro orientation
Ensuring daily care rounds are conducted and investigating complaints
Providing accurate, appropriate and adequate information to patients and family members during hospitalization
Providing effective risk management (SHEQ & infection control) by:

Monitoring and implementing preventative measures to minimize risk
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 implementing in the working environment.


Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
Nursing Experience in Medical Wards
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
Driver’s licence and ability to travel
Proof of vaccination status


Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive & Energy
Excellence orientation
Ethical behaviour
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness