Position title
Leratong Hospital Internship Program 2024 New Application
Description

The Leratong Hospital Internship Program offers a structured learning experience for individuals seeking hands-on exposure in various departments within our healthcare facility. Interns will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced healthcare professionals, gaining practical skills and knowledge while contributing to the delivery of high-quality patient care.

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Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to provide direct patient care under supervision.
  • Assist in conducting patient assessments, including obtaining vital signs, medical history, and chief complaints.
  • Perform routine clinical procedures, such as wound dressings, venipuncture, administering medications, and conducting basic diagnostic tests.
  • Participate in patient education initiatives, providing information and support to patients and their families.
  • Contribute to maintaining accurate and up-to-date patient records and documentation.
  • Engage in departmental meetings, case discussions, and educational sessions to enhance learning and knowledge.
  • Adhere to established protocols, policies, and ethical standards of Leratong Hospital.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to ensure comprehensive and coordinated patient care.
  • Maintain a professional and respectful attitude towards patients, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Actively participate in performance evaluations and feedback sessions to enhance professional growth.
Qualifications
  • Currently enrolled in or recently completed a relevant healthcare-related degree program (e.g., medicine, nursing, pharmacy, laboratory sciences, radiography, physiotherapy, etc.).
  • Strong academic record and a genuine interest in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients, colleagues, and healthcare professionals.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, demonstrate attention to detail, and manage time efficiently.
  • Strong ethical and professional values, maintaining patient confidentiality and adhering to ethical standards.
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn, adapt, and work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced healthcare environment.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, clinical procedures, and relevant healthcare guidelines is an advantage.
  • Valid certifications or licenses required for specific departments (if applicable).
Job Benefits
  • Practical Experience: Interns have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a real healthcare setting, applying theoretical knowledge to practical situations. This experience enhances their clinical skills and prepares them for their future careers.
  • Professional Development: The internship program at Leratong Hospital provides interns with valuable professional development opportunities. They can learn from experienced healthcare professionals, receive mentorship, and engage in educational activities and training sessions.
  • Networking Opportunities: Interns have the chance to network with healthcare professionals, colleagues, and other interns at Leratong Hospital. Building relationships within the organization can lead to future career opportunities and connections in the healthcare industry.
  • Exposure to Various Departments: The internship program may offer rotations in different departments within Leratong Hospital. This exposure allows interns to explore various areas of healthcare, broaden their understanding of different specialties, and make informed career choices.
  • Mentorship and Guidance: Interns are often assigned mentors or supervisors who provide guidance, support, and feedback throughout the program. This mentorship helps interns navigate their roles, provides valuable insights, and fosters their professional growth.
  • Contribution to Patient Care: Interns play an active role in delivering patient care under supervision. They contribute to improving patient outcomes, gaining a sense of fulfillment and purpose in their work.
  • Professional Feedback: Interns receive regular feedback and evaluations on their performance, helping them identify their strengths and areas for improvement. This feedback allows interns to grow professionally and enhance their skills throughout the program.
  • Exposure to Hospital Operations: Interns gain insights into the operations and management of a hospital setting. They learn about the coordination between departments, the importance of teamwork, and the overall functioning of a healthcare facility.
Contacts
  • Research: Visit the Leratong Hospital website or other official sources to gather information about the internship program. Look for any specific requirements, application deadlines, and instructions. If available, review the internship program brochure or informational materials for more details.
  • Prepare your documents: Update your resume to highlight your relevant education, skills, and experiences. If required, prepare a cover letter expressing your interest in the internship program and explaining why you are a suitable candidate. Gather any additional documents or certifications that may be requested.
  • Contact Leratong Hospital: Reach out to the Leratong Hospital Human Resources Department to inquire about internship opportunities and obtain any additional application instructions. You can find their contact information on their website or by conducting an online search. Alternatively, you may find specific application instructions listed on their website or in the internship program materials.
  • Submit your application: Follow the application instructions provided by Leratong Hospital. This may involve submitting your resume, cover letter, and any other required documents via email, an online application portal, or by postal mail. Pay attention to any specific formatting or file requirements mentioned.
  • Follow up: After submitting your application, consider following up with the Human Resources Department to confirm receipt of your application and express your continued interest in the internship program. This demonstrates your enthusiasm and professionalism.
  • Interview process: If your application is shortlisted, Leratong Hospital may invite you for an interview. Prepare for the interview by researching the organization, reviewing common interview questions, and practicing your responses. Dress professionally and arrive on time for the interview.
  • Acceptance or rejection: Following the interview process, Leratong Hospital will inform you of their decision. If you are accepted into the internship program, carefully review any offer or agreement provided. It may outline the terms and conditions of your internship, including the start date, duration, compensation (if applicable), and any additional requirements.
Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Hospital & Health Care Internships
Job Location
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa, Sandton, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
May 10, 2024
Valid through
May 18, 2028
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