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Registered Nurse

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The Namibian Oncology Centre

Registered Nurse

Description

  • Provision of comprehensive, holistic nursing care to all patients in the Ward within the scope of practice of a Registered Professional Nurse
  • Adherence to established ward protocols, standards and procedures
  • Accurate and timeous recording of all matters relating to patient condition and progress
  • Accompaniment of doctors on their Ward rounds and ensuring doctor’s orders are carried out
  • Liaison with the Pharmacy regarding patient medication and any clinical matter relating thereto
  • Timeously and accurately writing up incident reports relating to patient incidents, accidents, complaints or any matter requiring a witness etc.
  • Liaison with the Ward Secretary regarding any administrative matter affecting Ward activities
  • Ordering of medications and clinical stock
  • Checking, verifying, and reconciliation of stock levels and records
  • Checking of Emergency trolley to ensure it is complete
  • Liaison with the Credit Controller in ensuring accurate and timeous billing
  • Education of patients and their families regarding treatment, possible side effects and management of side effects
  • Liaison with members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure patient care and clinical standards are maintained

Requirements

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Current registration with the Health Professions Council of Namibia
  • Minimum 3 years post-basic clinical experience, recent clinical experience
  • Oncology experience or post-basic Oncology qualification will be advantageous
  • Demonstrable evidence of IT skills
  • Willing and able to work shifts, including weekends and night duty
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with patients and colleagues.
  • Fluent in English, Additional language will be advantageous
  • Namibian citizenship or residency status
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