Registered Nurse

at Life Hilton Private Hospital
Published May 5, 2024
Expires June 6, 2024
Location Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Registered Nurse (Theatre Qualified), based at Life Hilton Private Hospital, reporting to Shirley Freese, Theatre Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the surgical team to perform surgical procedures on patients successfully and to ensure that the patient receives optimal care in accordance with company and hospital strategic objectives. listic 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
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 with experience in Operating Theatre Nursing
Clinical competence in Operating Theatre Nursing.
Postgraduate Diploma/Degree in Operating Theatre Nursing
Registration with SANC
Current certification in Basic Life Support
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

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