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Senior Professional Nurse - Emergency Centre


Advertising Reference Number: 5274


Job Title: Senior Professional Nurse - Emergency Centre


Department: Nursing - General


Business Unit / Location: Western Cape - Mediclinic Cape Gate


Recruiter: Jamie Leeuwendaal


Number of Positions: 1


Closing Date for Application Forms: 11 March 2015



Registered with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse.

Prior experience in a similar position will be an advantage. Prior experience in an Emergency Unit will be an advantage. An additional qualification in Emergency Nursing Science will be an advantage. Willingness to work shifts in accordance with the requirements of the unit.


Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

Competence in the demonstration and assessment of all relevant clinical procedures and management of risks.


Sound knowledge of stock management.

The ability to identify, report, investigate and address near-misses and adverse events.

Sound knowledge of the Scientific Nursing Process and BCA bundles.

A good understanding and application of the nursing scope of practice, knowledge of patient care and unit management.


Good leadership abilities and role modelling.

Good planning and organising skills that contribute to meeting objectives.

The ability to display sound judgement in problem-solving.


Builds and maintains relationships that facilitate the achievement of goals.

Exhibits full responsibility for own work outputs and outputs of team.

Displays a concern for excellence that promotes meeting and exceeding standards.


Key Outputs:

Provides unit management support by maintaining quality management, performance management and people management practices.

Delivers comprehensive and quality patient care to meet the health needs of patients.

Adheres to Patients' Rights at all times.

Prevents, reports and manages medico-legal risks.

Conducts comprehensive patient care audits.

Patient records and registers meet legal requirements.

Control of stock and equipment in accordance with Mediclinic policy.

Identifies and addresses continuous professional development (CPD) needs.

Provides holistic learner support to learners and new employees.

Ensures a therapeutic and safe patient environment by maintaining health and safety standards and complying with infection prevention and control policy.

Quality client care principles maintained.


Other Information:

Your contribution to the company will be rewarded with a market-related remuneration package which includes membership of subsidised medical- and retirement funds, generous leave, a thirteenth cheque and participation in a special nursing or management bonus scheme for qualifying staff members.


Candidates who are interested in applying for this position, can apply directly at


If you do not have internet access, you can apply through the Mediclinic Career Centre. You can either obtain an application form from them or from your nearest Mediclinic Hospital or office and fax it directly to one of the following fax numbers:

086 681 1436 or 086 681 2078 or 086 682 9863 at the Career Centre.

Telephone number for enquiries:  021 943 6111



Please note that the Off-line Closing Date is applicable to all applications made through the Mediclinic Career Centre.


Applications will only be accepted if completed in full on the official application form. Kindly ensure that you indicate the vacancy reference number that you are applying for.

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