Enrolled Nurse Auxiliary – Stellenbosch

Spescare (Pty) Ltd
Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Posted 16 May 2022
Closing Date 16 July 2022
Job Details
Department : Nursing
Minimum experience : Not Applicable
Company primary industry : Hospital and Healthcare
Job functional area : Health Care Provider
Job Description
Job Description
Spescare is looking for an Enrolled Nurse Auxiliary (ENA) with a passion for medical and spinal rehab. This candidate will be placed in the Spinal unit at our Spescare Stellenbosch branch and will be responsible for the care of our spinal patients.
Provide basic patient care under direction of qualified nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move spinal patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients.
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide physical support to assist spinal patients to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising.
Record vital sighs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
Remind patients to take medications or nutritional supplements.
Set up treating or testing equipment, such as oxygen therapy and nebulizers, as directed by a physician or nurse.
Stock or issue medical supplies, such as dressing packs or treatment trays.
Exercise patients who are comatose, paralyzed, or have restricted mobility according to instructions of physician or nurse.
Lift or assist others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, examination tables, surgical tables, or stretchers.
Keep records within scope of responsibility up to date.
Gather and mark patient’s laundry and ensure return of items.
Full wash of patients and tend to their personal neatness and hygiene.
Talk to patients, read to them or do occupational activities.
Education , experience and requirements:
Qualified and registered as an enrolled nurse auxiliary in South Africa (SANC)
3 years’ experience as an ENA is a must.
Experience in sub- acute facility will be advantageous.
Be prepared to work day or night duty depending on the needs of Spescare patient’s.
Rehab / frail care / post operation recovery experience will be advantages.
Accuracy and Attention to detail
Good communication and interpersonal skills are required with the ability to work under pressure. Function as part of a team and independently. Required to be able to think on your feet and show initiative.
Rehab / frail care / post operation recovery experience will be advantages.
**Should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks , kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.
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