Registered Nurse Trauma Trained
- Full time
- @Work In South Africa posted 2 months ago
- Posted : 27 December 2023 -Accepting applications
Career Level Qualified / Experienced
Experience 1 Year
What we do Health / Medical services
Qualifications Registered / Valid LicenseDiploma Level
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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