Saturday , March 2 2024

Discovery Careers for Nurses – Registered Nurse

Website Discovery

Job Description:

Discovery HomeCare is a service provider that offers home-based care. Using the services of Discovery HomeCare, a member belonging to a scheme administered by Discovery Health, can receive care in the comfort and familiar surroundings of their home. Discovery HomeCare is an accredited service provider that offers our member’s high-quality service from professional nurses who have received additional quality training from Discovery Health (Pty) Ltd.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Administer any tasks required
  • Provide education, counselling and guidance to clients or families and other caregivers
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improvement to existing care
  • Work with other care professionals such as the client ‘s doctor, care worker and family
  • Individualized care for clients in their own home following a hospital stay or for long term care clients who would like to be treated in the comfort of their own home
  • Conduct assessments of the home environment of clients in order to make sure the client is in an environment conducive to recovery and comfort
  • Responsible for the upkeep of equipment
  • Provide treatment and procedures ordered by a medical practitioner
  • Positively impact and influence client care
  • Keep accurate records of care visits
  • Make recommendations to the doctor based on client’s assessments, request of additional equipment or services to benefit the client
  • Assess, plan, deliver and evaluate the care needs of acute, chronic, and terminally ill clients of all ages
  • Work independently
  • Regularly check vital signs and report any problems to the primary physician

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to maintain high standards of care provision
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving skills
  • Ability to build relationships and interact with clients, families, and other care givers
  • Resilience, flexibility, and an ability to deal with change
  • Work in remote teams
  • Ability to cope with emergency, extreme pressure, and difficult situations
  • Genuine Care for others
  • Knowledge and awareness of industry
  • High attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency and ability to follow through

Qualification & Experience:

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office and fully computer literate
  • Must be registered with SANC and practicing
  • 1 year ICU experience
  • Valid driver s license
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Nursing

Job Details:

Company: Discovery

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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