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Commencement date: 13 July 2021

Nursing Sister

We look forward to hearing from you if you are a Registered Nurse who takes pride in being a role model for young children and are interested in catering to the health needs of our students.

There is a requirement to be on call on weekends and evenings and as such there may be an option for on site accommodation. 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Nursing & Management of SAN
• Ensure compliance with procedures, protocols, and other instructions provided by the coordinator of health services or contained in division manuals and protocols.
• Provide nursing care and physical screening to students; assess students and implement first aid measures for students as needed.
• Assume responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, management, and referral activities for students.
• Counsel students as appropriate.
• Implement and record required screening programs; notify parents when further medical evaluation is indicated.
• Administer daily medications and nursing care procedures prescribed by the student’s physician.
• Initiate emergency procedures for students and staff as needed.

Admin and Record Management
• Establish and update health and immunization records.
• Prepare and maintain student clinic records and prepare required reports.
• Present, train and maintain appropriate standards from OSHA regarding contact with, and possible exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious body materials within the school or employment setting.
• Follow procedures for suspected cases of child abuse and neglect.
• Act as a liaison between the school, home health department professionals, and other community agencies.
• Coordinate presentations by various agencies and professionals on pertinent health care topics for school staff.
• Maintain clinic equipment and assesses the need for consumable supplies on an annual basis.
• Manage the process for third party billing with Medicaid to obtain reimbursement for skilled nursing care.
• Hold a seat on the H & S Committee and actions accordingly

First Aid
• Providing First Aid to sport and other school events
• Maintaining first aid kits within school and school vehicles

Minimum requirements:

  • Must be SANC approved and registered
  • Dispensing license preferable
  • Experience in a similar role advantageous
  • The ability to work closely and co-operatively with colleagues.
  • The ability to uphold the Christian Ethos and Values of the School
  • A recent and valid police clearance certificate
  • A valid driver’s licence

We welcome applicants with appropriate qualifications, and experience, to send a cover letter, brief CV with the names of three references to the HR Manager, at hr@cowanhouse.co.za

Closing date: Monday 31 May 2021.

We would love for you to visit us.

Let us know what day and time would best suit you.
Cowan House

11 Dennis Shepstone Drive, Hilton, 3245, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

033 343 3261

info@cowanhouse.co.za