Staff Vacancies

Enrolled Nurses

Applications close: September 30, 2020

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide trusted nursing care to patients and clients of Welwitschia Hospital in accordance with the Scope of Practice of an Enrolled Nurse.
  • Perform and participate within delegated team and unit.
  • Take responsibility for own outputs and standards of care.
  • Contribute to a healing and safe environment by upholding infection control measures and health & safety standards within the delegated unit.
  • Any general nursing or ad hoc duties as delegated by the Nursing Managers or Registered Nurse leading the shift.

Minimum Requirements and Competencies

  • Namibian Citizenship or eligible to work in Namibia.
  • Registered with the HPCNA as an Enrolled Nurse
  • Enrolled Nurse (Midwife/Accoucheur) Certificate.
  • 1-2 years of working experience as an Enrolled Nurse (Midwife) within the Namibian health care industry.
  • Fully proficient in English. Proficiency in any other Namibian local language will be an added advantage.
  • A disposition toward excellence and quality patient care.
  • High levels of energy and tolerance for stress.
  • Availability and willingness to work in all units, shifts (day and night), over weekends, Public Holidays and overtime in accordance with the operational requirements of the unit.

Registered Nurses

Applications close: September 30, 2020

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provision of superior patient-nursing care.
  • Identify, prevent and report medico-legal risks and adverse events within the unit.
  • Ensure a therapeutic and safe environment by maintaining health and safety standards within the delegated unit.
  • Provide holistic learner support to learners/subordinates and new employees.
  • Supervise assigned nursing and support team.
  • Address continuous professional development (CPD) needs.

Minimum Requirements and Competencies

  • Registered Nurse Qualification.
  • 1-2 years of working experience within the Namibian health care industry.
  • Registered with the HPCNA and Nursing Board of Namibia as a Registered Nurse.
  • Namibian Citizenship or eligible to work in Namibia.
  • Disposition towards quality and excellent patient care.
  • High energy levels and tolerance for stress.
  • Well-developed interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to perform within a team, organize effectively and operate optimally under pressure.
  • Availability and willingness to work overtime in the event of any emergency and/or in accordance with the Hospital's operational requirements.