Senior registered nurses

Second-in-Charge

Job Responsibilities:

·         Restores and promote patient's health by attending to the patient's needs

·         Collaborates with physicians and multi-disciplinary team members

·         Provides physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families

·         Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and their

          families

·         Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and

          spiritual support to patients, friends and families

·         Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards, measuring health outcomes

          against patient care goals and hospital and regulatory standards

·         Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multi-disciplinary steam strategies

·         Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and

          regulations

·         Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols;

          medication administration and storage procedures; and controlled substance regulations

·         Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records

·         Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communication actions,

          irregularities, and continuing needs

·         Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

·         Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements;

          calling for repairs; and evaluation new equipment and techniques

·         Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level

·         Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and

          participating in professional societies

·         Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating

          information and participating in team problem-solving methods

·         Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results needed

Qualifications/Skills:

·         Clinical skills

·         Bedside manner

·         Infection control

·         Physiological knowledge

·         Administering medication

·         Medical teamwork

·         Multitasking, listening, and verbal communication

·         Health promotion and maintenance

·         Time management

·         Organizational skills

·         Working and striving under pressure

Minimum requirements:

·         A relevant Degree as Registered nurse

·         Minimum 4 years clinical experience in a senior position

·         Strong organizational skills & leadership skills

·         Strong personal relation skills

·         Current registration with the Health Professions Council of Namibia

·         Demonstrable evidence of IT skills

·         Namibian citizenship or residency status