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RN Theatre Cardiac Scrub Sister

A large private hospital group is looking for a RN Theatre Scrub in Cape Town, South Africa. This is an opportunity to work with leaders in the industry and grow in your role.


  • 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

  • Contribute to the holistic care of patients

  • Attend handover of report at shift commencement

  • 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

  • Communicate with Health Care Practitioners regarding any change in health status

  • Administer and store medication in accordance with the policy.

  • Perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Unit Manager or senior member of staff.

  • Participate in units quality improvement programme

  • Effective risk prevention and management

  • Maintain a therapeutic, clean and safe environment that is free from medico-legal hazards

  • Adhere to the Resuscitation and Reanimation policy

  • Adhere to medical waste management principles and all other waste management principles

  • Maintain a safe working environment in accordance with the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act

  • Report and act upon potential/actual risks identified

  • Responsible for ensuring correct use, cleaning and storage of equipment

  • Report equipment needing repair or replacement

  • Maintain professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with hospital policies and procedures

  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times

  • 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.

  • Manage acuity and skill mix to ensure appropriate level of care

  • Keep up to date with evolving policies and procedures

  • Assumes responsibility for own personal and professional development

  • Assumes responsibility for maintaining competence in CPR

  • Keep abreast of current research in the disciplin

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a Registered Nurse qualification and registered with the South African Nursing Council.

  • Relevant qualification within a specialist area - Operating Room

  • 2 -3 Years of Theatre Scrubbing for Cardiacs and General cases.

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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