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  • Posted: May 21, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The Faircape Group is an independent development and property management company with more than 30 years of success in the industry. We incorporate free standing homes, sectional title units, as well as mixed use residential and commercial buildings. The recent acquisition in joining the retirement sector has seen the Group grow beyond expectation. We are a ...
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    Senior Shift Leader - Registered Nurse (Somerset West)

    Duties Include:

    • Clinical Handover:
      • Conduct morning handovers according to ISBAR procedure with the Shift Leader on the opposite shift.
      • Ensure all reporting is up-to-date for handover and verify all information during handovers.
    • Medication:
      • Manage medication administration to residents as per allocation.
      • Monitor scheduled drugs.
      • Conduct weekly drug checks.
      • Ensure blister packaged medication is available, checked, and signed by 2 Registered Nurses.
      • Manage adverse effects by contacting the doctor immediately for intervention and treatment orders.
    • Patient Nursing Care Plan:
      • Assess patients' health conditions, including vital signs, medical history, and symptoms.
      • Develop and implement nursing care plans with the Nursing Service Manager and Multidisciplinary Team.
      • Adjust care plans when required.
    • Clinical Tasks:
      • Perform clinical functions within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse, including wound care, pressure care, ostomy care, managing skin lesions, catheter care, and weighing patients.
      • Conduct regular resident rounds to monitor care quality.
      • Assess patients on specific areas of concern and adjust care plans as needed.
      • Ensure doctor's prescriptions and physio recommendations are implemented and included in care plans.
      • Consult with the Senior Nursing Service Manager regarding clinical concerns or quality of care issues.
    • Risk Management:
      • Maintain effective infection control practices.
    • Emergency and Incident Management 
      • Ensure all procedures are followed incase of an emergency or incident 



    • SANC registered as a Registered Nurse.
    • Up-to-date Basic Life Support certification is advantageous.

    Experience and Knowledge:

    • Proven experience as a Shift Senior Leader or Unit Manager
    • Experience in a similar leadership position is advantageous.
    • Experience in a geriatric environment is advantageous.
    • Knowledge of Dementia care, Frail care, and Palliative care is advantageous.

    Skills and Attributes:

    • Excellent multitasking skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Dependability.
    • Proactive.
    • Professional communication.
    • Leadership skills.
    • Sound decision-making.
    • Good organizational skills.
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
    • Computer literate.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication.

    Specific Requirements:

    • Clear health record.
    • Clear criminal record.
    • Clear credit record.
    • Contactable references.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Faircape Group on to apply

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