ENROLLED NURSE THEATRE

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • Ensuring that the theatre conforms to all medico-legal aspects relative to the health care industry.
  • To provide the highest quality of service to all participating Doctors, patients and staff.
  • Ensuring stock is correctly recorded, received and appropriately stored.
  • To ensure the smooth running of the nurses station.
  • Communication on a professional level with Doctors, patients, visitors and general hospital staff.

Education, experience and competencies required:

  • Matric certificate or equivalent (Subjects to include Biology / Life Science AND Maths or Math Lit)
  • Previous theatre experience would be an added advantage
  • Private hospital experience would be an added advantage
  • Proof of registration with the S.A.N.C. and proof of personal indemnity is required
  • Ability to maintain excellent standards and service levels
  • Customer service focus
  • Integrity and willing to work flexible hours
  • Ability to do after hour call on a rotational basis
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (ability to speak and write English)
  • To be punctual and reliable
  • To be neat and tidy according to our dress code.

Involvement in the operation requires the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Ensuring that accurate stock counts are performed when required
  • Ensuring that stock is accounted for and equipment is maintained
  • Ensuring that all patient billing is performed accurately
  • Ensuring that all theatre duties are performed
  • Ensuring that responsibility is taken for all theatre instruments used and repacked via CSSD
  • Flooring in theatre and assisting Anaesthetists

Maintaining standards

  • Constantly monitoring the smooth running of the theatre
  • Continual Doctor liaison and inter-departmental relationships
  • Application of policies for the operation within the hospital industry
  • Ensure that all documentation required is correctly completed and appropriately filed and distributed.

Ensuring adherence to all relevant statutes, statutory bodies, rules and regulations, disciplinary code, staff employee manuals
• This is not a job description, but merely a guideline to facilitate application

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