Registered Nurse Trauma Trained

  • Full time
  • Durban
  • @Work In South Africa posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : 27 December 2023 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 1 Year
  • What we do Health / Medical services
  • Qualifications Registered / Valid LicenseDiploma Level

Job Description

Our client is a reputable healthcare organization operating in the vibrant city of Durban. With a commitment to providing exceptional medical care, they are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of their patients.

Our client is looking for a compassionate and skilled Registered Nurse Trauma Trained to join their team in Durban. As a Registered Nurse with a specialization in trauma care, you will play a vital role in providing high-quality emergency and trauma nursing services to patients.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals in need and contribute to a dynamic healthcare organization. Competitive remuneration, allowances, and other incentives will be provided.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert nursing care to patients in the emergency and trauma unit, ensuring their comfort, safety, and well-being.
  • Assess patients’ conditions, triage them based on the severity of their injuries, and prioritize care accordingly.
  • Administer medications, treatments, and interventions as prescribed by physicians or within the scope of practice.
  • Monitor and document patients’ vital signs, symptoms, and responses to treatment, reporting any changes or concerns to the appropriate medical staff.
  • Perform emergency procedures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and wound management, following established protocols.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, including physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare professionals, to develop and implement comprehensive care plans.
  • Educate patients and their families on post-trauma care, recovery, and self-management strategies.
  • Provide emotional support and reassurance to patients and their families during challenging times.
  • Participate in the continuous evaluation and improvement of trauma care protocols and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records and documentation in compliance with legal and professional standards.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma or degree in Nursing.
  • Post basic qualification in Emergency and Trauma Nursing.
  • Registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC).
  • Strong clinical skills and knowledge of emergency and trauma nursing practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in high-pressure situations and make critical decisions.
  • Capacity to recognize development areas in others and support their personal growth through coaching and mentoring.

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