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RN Recovery Room

We are looking for a Recovery Room Nurse in Cape Town who is able to coordinate patient care within the concept of the multidisciplinary health team. The ideal person will make use of scientifically based nursing theories and processes, treating the patients as a physical, social and spiritual individual, and by use of educational and technical means applicable to health care practice.


  • Audit of health records to ensure compliance

  • Ensure all stock is well controlled and managed, charged and credited appropriately

  • Keep abreast of current research in the discipline

  • Practice patient care according to the Scope of Practice and assume total responsibility for these activities

  • Communicate effectively with patients regarding their care

  • Promote patient of health and wellbeing

  • Practice the principles of infection prevention and all Standard precautions

  • Promote and maintain good public relations with patients, relatives and visitors

  • Execute all procedures according to hospital standards

  • Refer all complaints from patients and doctors to sister-in-charge of the unit

  • Carry out all departmental duties as assigned by supervisors

  • Provide and supervise the delivery of evidence based nursing care

  • Ensure that all patients have an appropriate nursing care plan

  • Work effectively and cooperatively with others to establish and maintain good working relationships that are mutually beneficial.

  • Create and maintain a positive environment where the differences of others are recognized, understood, and valued, so that all can reach their full potential and maximize their contributions.

  • Develop collaborative relationships to help accomplish work goal.

  • Keep abreast of current research in the discipline

  • Mentoring and supervision of junior healthcare providers and support staff

Job Requirements:

  • Registered with SANC as a Registered Nurse or equivalent NQF 4 qualification.

  • Relevant experience in the Recovery Room would be an advantage.

  • 2-3 Years in a Theatre Anesthetics and Recovery experience is essential.

If this vacancy is closed or you have any questions, please contact

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.


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