Job title: Registered Nurse - Trauma Trained
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Nursing
Location: Pretoria, Gauteng
Job published: 23/09/2019
Job ID: 32325
Contact name: Linda Pakshong
Contact email:

Job Description

Role Summary:

The successful candidates will be responsible for direct and/or indirect nursing care of a patient or group of patients. The Registered Nurses will be responsible for assessing, planning, executing and supervising the implementation of care to meet patient needs in the casualty emergency system and trauma accreditation process. The Registered Nurses will act as a role model in the delivery of evidence based care. The registered Nurses will actively participate in Clinical Governance


Key Work Output and Accountability:

  • Practice patient care according to his/her Scope of Practice and assumes total responsibility for these activities
  • Contribute to the holistic care of casualty patients
  • Ensure that all patients have an appropriate nursing care in a casualty and trauma situation.
  • Refer all complaints from patients and doctors to sister-in-charge of the unit
  • Carry out all departmental duties as assigned by Shift Leader/ Unit Manager
  • Communicate with Health Care Practitioners regarding any change in health status
  • Mentoring and supervision of junior healthcare providers and support staff
  • Manage acuity and skill mix to ensure appropriate level of care
  • Reports and acts upon potential/actual risks identified
  • Maintain professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with hospital and unit policies and procedures
  • Promote and maintain good working and interpersonal relationships with management, colleagues and doctors
  • Perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Unit Manager or senior member of staff


  • A relevant nursing qualification (Diploma in General Nursing/ B Cur Degree)
  • Registration with SANC as a Registered Nurse essential
  • Diploma in Medical and Surgical Nursing (trauma) is essential


  • Previous experience in a Private Hospital Environment will be advantageous
  • Must have experience in Emergency Department as a shift leader

Please do not apply if you do not meet the minimum requirements for the position.  Should you meet the requirements please forward your CV to