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Registered Nurse Nursing

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
May 04, 2019

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**** ****** ******, ***** *****, *632, Johannesburg Cell No: 081-***-**** Cell No: 065-***-**** Email Address:

» Career Objectives

Registered Nurse (Zambia) with good moral character, adequate knowledge and skills of patient care seeking for positions in line with my educational background or other positions available.

» Profile Summary

Performs very well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment making use of my multi-tasking and time management skills

I possess good interpersonal and communication skills; superior accuracy in patient history and other documentation

Ability to utilise patient management skills to enhance quality of life and increase patient satisfaction

Proven commitment to continued own professional development and advancement

Flexible and adaptable enough to meet the changing needs of a patient or hospital ward

Ability to admit mistake and make corrections in a timeous manner

Eagerness to learn and finding better ways of serving patients

Adhering at all times to the strictest interpretation of all relevant Nursing Codes for Professional Conduct

» Personal Details

Date of Birth: 21 February 1992

Sex: Female

Age: 27

Marital Status: Married

Nationality: Zambian (With South African Relative’s Permit)

» Core Skills

Child and Adult Nursing Clinical Leadership

Health Promotion Ward Management

Communication Skills Medical Procedures

Patient Care

Medication Administration

Patient/Health Education

Patient Relationship Building

Pre/Post Operative Care

» Professional Experience

Registered Nurse 2017 - To Date

Kafue General Hospital - Lusaka, Zambia

Roles and Responsibilities: -

Providing care for all patients, managing acute to chronic health issues and assessing and evaluating individual requirements

Ensuring the timely and accurate completion of all administration and documentation related to patient care and medication management including oral and intravenous medication, acting in the best interest of patients while ensuring compliance and National Medical Council (NMC) guidelines

Conducting patient assessments, planning, and supervising the safe and compassionate delivery of care, and carrying out evaluations on care effectiveness when required

Promoting effective and empathetic communication with patients and relatives

Providing high standards of patients care and focusing on specific care requirements for patients presenting with complex health problems such as strangulated hernia which requires immediate operation and close monitoring of patients with head injuries

Working in liaison with Operating Theatre (OT) crew and patient to co-facilitate group and individual therapeutic programmes for patients which includes pre-operative preparation and post-operative care of patients

Delivery advice to patients concerning diet and lifestyle health education, and commitments to complement the medication required for recovery

Monitoring a patient's progress during their stay and looking out for any changes in their status or condition

Ensuring that all medical documentation is legible, accurate and properly signed/timed/dated

Maintaining absolute confidentiality in respect of every patient’s medical record and history

Co-ordinating a patients’ discharge arrangements in accordance with the hospital’s Discharge Policy and as administered by the Doctor

Acting as the first point of contact for patients, answering their questions as well as listening to their concerns

» Education and Professional Training

[1.] Professional Registration Present

General Nursing Council of Zambia - Lusaka, Zambia

[2.] National Diploma in Registered Nursing 2015

Lusaka Nursing Institute - Lusaka, Zambia

[2.] Grade 12 Certificate, Matric 2012

Chibote Girls High School - Kitwe, Zambia

» Activities/Interests

Community Involvement: I am involved with a community outreach called Global Care that aims at helping the Needy (i.e. Widows, Orphans, and Homeless), Drug and Alcohol Addicts, and organising yearly Christmas parties in several areas around Johannesburg and Mozambique.

» Referees

[1.] Name: Patricia Namutowe

Occupation: Hospital Administrator

Company: Kafue General Hospital

Contact Number: +260*********

[2.] Name: Sister Moyo

Occupation: Matron/Nursing Officer

Company: Kafue General Hospital

Contact Number: +260*********

[3.] Name: Sister Irene Ndemena

Occupation: Nurse (Ward In-Charge)

Company: Kafue General Hospital

Contact Number: +260*********

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