As the leading medical recruitment agency in South Africa, we have a new opportunity in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa for an Enrolled Nurse or Enrolled Nursing Assistant to provide compassionate and comprehensive nursing care to individuals undergoing rehabilitation for substance abuse. The nurse plays a crucial role in monitoring and managing withdrawal symptoms, administering medications, and implementing treatment plans in collaboration with the healthcare team.
Conduct psychiatric evaluations and assessments of clients to diagnose and treat mental health and addiction disorders
Develop treatment plans that include medication management, individual and group therapy, and other evidence-based interventions
Work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to clients
Provide consultation and education to other healthcare professionals as needed
Document client progress and treatment plans.
Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings and case conferences
Provide crisis intervention as needed
Maintain a professional, ethical and compassionate approach to all interactions with clients and colleagues
Participate in quality improvement activities and comply with all regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Qualified as an Enrolled nurse/ Enrolled nursing auxiliary and current registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC)
Minimum of 1 year in-patient experience in addiction treatment, psychiatric or mental health nursing
Ability to work in a team environment
Good communication and interpersonal skills with a high command of English
Knowledge of addiction treatment and mental health care
Compassionate and patient-centered approach to care
Must be willing to work shifts
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Please be advised that you will be contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment within 14 days should we wish to proceed with your application. Similarly, if you are not contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment, please accept your application as unsuccessful. Your CV will automatically be added to our database and we could be contacting you should a suitable position arise.