Staff Nurse X10 : City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality



Job Summary


•The City of Tshwane has embarked on an initiative to improve and expand access to healthcare services through the contracting of Staff Nurses to render the services below to communities and households.

•ENQUIRIES: NC Roberts (012 358 8644)

Duties and Responsibilities


•Provide basic nursing care and treat patients with stable and uncomplicated health conditions in all settings
• Provide healthcare to patients with complicated health problems or unstable conditions under the supervision of a Professional Nurse
• Provide basic emergency care
• Assess and screen patients’ health status through basic observation, interaction and
measurements
• Develop nursing care plans to meet basic health and nursing needs
• Manage all aspects of delegated nursing care:
o Weighing babies, children and adults
o Measuring the temperature of adults, babies and children o Measuring blood pressure
o Testing urine
o Testing haemoglobin
o Drawing blood specimens
o Obtaining specimens (such as sputum)
o Conducting pregnancy tests
o Testing blood glucose (finger prick only)
o Conducting eye tests
o Nebulising patients
o Taking pap smears
• Promote health by providing relevant information
• Maintain continuity of care through reporting and communication with caregivers and
members of the healthcare team
• Obtain a complete medical history of patients according to protocol
• Give informal demonstrations to patients, peer groups and students
• Execute tasks with regard to the primary healthcare package of services
• Issue ready-packed and labelled family planning medicine
• Administer intramuscular injections (immunisations, etc) according to prescriptions
• Provide wound care
• Treat and refer patients to a Professional Nurse where need be
• Record information on the patient-retained and clinic-retained records
• Record medical results in the pathology and patient record files
• Render basic reception tasks in the absence of the clinic clerk, for example drawing and filing
patient records
• Manage and deal with uncomplicated clinic enquiries
• Provide relevant health information services to the help desk
• Conduct group and individual education sessions for patients
• Provide relevant counselling on HIV/AIDS

Qualifications and Experience


Registered with the South African Nursing Council as a Staff Nurse
• Must be acquainted with standard operating procedures and policies of institutional
pharmacy and primary healthcare standard treatment guidelines
• Must have working experience at primary healthcare facilities
• No criminal record or dismissal for misconduct at a previous place(s) of work

How to Apply


•Individuals who meet the qualifying criteria need to express their interest by sending a brief profile of themselves, their experience and contact details to Ms Nadine Roberts at [email protected]

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About City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality


The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality is the metropolitan municipality that forms the local government of northern Gauteng Province, South Africa. The Metropolitan area is centred on the ci...

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