Greys Nursing Services

Durban

Trust Greys Nursing Services to provide the best, reliable staff at the right price

Rooted firmly in the solid foundation of the Measured Ability Group of Companies, Greys Nursing Services has been trusted as an industry leader in the medical sector for over 40 years.

Greys Nursing Services is an operationally minded, entrepreneurial, client-first business offering:

  • Care Givers
  • Ward Aides
  • Registered Nurses
  • Enrolled Nurses
  • Enrolled Nursing Assistants

Cultivating long-term relationships with clients and staff alike, obtaining the highest level of care and service with every placement.

Exponential growth over four decades owing to a specialist team operating at the forefront of the industry. 

In excess of 12 000 worldwide payroll transactions administered monthly by our in-house specialists.

An extensive network of regional offices empower us to operate with unmatched efficiency both nationally and internationally.

Durban Office:

3rd Floor, Island Circle Block,
22 Island Circle,
Riverhorse Valley Business Estate,
Durban,
4017

Phone: 031 312 6453

[email protected]

INTRODUCTION

Greys Nursing Services has successfully placed thousands of nursing professionals into hospitals, care homes, doctors’ practices and private homes. Our extensive vetting, continuous training and vast pool of candidates ensure that our clients rest easy in the knowledge that only the most qualified, caring and capable staff are placed with them.

We offer the following specialist nursing professionals into many establishments including:

  • Care Facilities 
  • Retirement villages and Old Age Homes
  • Frail Care Facilities
  • Palliative Care Facilities
  • Home Based Care / Home Care Nursing
  • Private Hospitals and Clinics 
Why Healthcare Providers Are Outsourcing Their Nursing

RECRUITMENT PROCEDURE

Our benchmarking procedure requires that all staff successfully complete our registration process which is in line with client specific competencies – including the following recruitment processes such as:

  • Interviewed Face-to-Face & Reference Checked 
  • Criminal Checked & ITC checks (on request)
  • Verifications are done on applicant’s RN / EN / ENA registration documents with SANC
  • Medical Tests (on request and job related)
  • Induction to company policies
  • Orientation (1 day at client)
  • Orientation feedback received from Client
  • Mobilised
  • Candidates are then assigned on a contractual / ad-hoc basis  as per the clients staffing requirements, their performance is then managed during the contract period.

STAFF COMMUNICATION STRUCTURES

Our Operational staff adopt and open door policy and deal with all staff in an empathetic manner.

CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

A contract manager will be assigned to ensure that each clients’ requirements are met on a daily basis as per the Service Level Agreement.

Regular site visits will be conducted to ensure that exceptional service levels are met.

The Site Manager will always be available 24 hours a day for any emergencies or concerns that you might experience.

All staff performance issues will be addressed with a sense of urgency and feedback will be provided on the outcome of any disciplinary action that has been taken.

SERVICE OFFERING

Expert Efficiencies

Besides the daily visible presence of our on-site operations what is not evidenced and goes on behind the scenes is the huge amount of administration undertaken on behalf of our clients. This includes but is not limited to the following and this is why your organisation requires expert administration:

Full Wage Administration

U.I.F, Workman’s Compensation, Levies, Taxes, Insurances, Paid Public Holidays, Sick Leave Admin, Annual Leave Admin, Family Responsibility Admin, IOD’s, Banking and Staff Advances.

Human Resources / Personnel

Contracts of Employment, all Administration and Management of Personnel Files, Payroll Administration, Recruitment and Selection.

Industrial / Labour Relations

No obligations or necessary involvement in any IR issues. Employee disciplinary procedures, grievances, industrial action, CCMAs etc.

Site Staff

Attending to staff complaints, pay issues, mobilisations to site etc.

Staff Bank / Pool Management

Manage orientation process

Nursing Professionals

Greys Nursing Services in Durban

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal is known for its beautiful beaches, warm climate and vibrant health care sector. The city and province are also home to a few of Greys Nursing Services’ offices, giving health care providers in the region access to a trusted industry leader in the medical sector for over 40 years. Get in touch with our team for the best nursing services in Durban.

One of the benefits of outsourcing nursing to an agency with regional knowledge and experience is flexibility and convenience. With Greys, you can rest assured that your nursing staff will be available when you need them, without the hassle of recruiting and managing staff yourself.

If you are looking for qualified, reliable and experienced nurses for your health care facility in Durban, Greys is here to help.

What Do Nursing Services Entail?

Nursing services encompass various tasks, from providing basic bedside care to administering specialised treatments. Nurses are often the first point of contact for patients and their families, so it is essential that they provide compassionate and professional service.

Outsourcing nursing services to an agency like Grey’s Nursing Services can be a cost-effective way for health care providers in Durban to fill staffing gaps and meet patient demand. We have a large pool of nurses who have been background checked and trained to provide high-level care.

Ultimately, nursing services are an important part of the health care system and should be provided by qualified professionals who have the necessary training and experience.

Why Entrust Us to Find a Suitable Nurse in Durban

The staffing challenges faced by health care providers in Durban are numerous and varied. One of the most common issues is finding nurses with the right qualifications and experience to meet the organisation’s specific needs.

Grey’s Nursing Services has a wealth of experience in the Durban market, having operated here for over four decades. This experience gives us a deep understanding of the region’s unique health care needs and allows us to provide our clients with the highest level of service.

We have a pool of qualified, reliable and experienced nurses ready to be deployed on-demand to fill staffing gaps in hospitals, clinics, and other facilities.

Facets of Our Homecare Nursing

Grey’s has a pool of qualified, reliable and experienced nurses ready to be deployed on-demand to fill staffing gaps in hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities, including:

  • Caregivers
  • Ward aids
  • Registered nurses
  • Enrolled nurses
  • Enrolled nursing assistants
  • Special nursing assignees

We offer the following specialist nursing professionals to an extensive range of establishments, including:

  • Care Facilities
  • Retirement villages and Old Age Homes
  • Frail Care Facilities
  • Palliative Care Facilities
  • Home-Based Care/Home Care Nursing
  • Private Hospitals and Clinics

Every healthcare facility we supply with nurses has different needs. We at Grey’s Nursing Services pride ourselves on being able to offer a service that is tailored to meet your specific requirements.

Staff Communication Structures

Our Operational staff adopt an open door policy and deal with all staff in an empathetic manner.

Contract Management

A contract manager will ensure that each client’s requirements are met daily as per the Service Level Agreement.

Greys will conduct regular site visits to ensure that exceptional service levels are met.

The Site Manager will always be available 24 hours a day for any emergencies or concerns that you might experience.

Greys will address all staff performance issues with a sense of urgency, and we will provide feedback on the outcome of any disciplinary action that has been taken.

Expert Efficiencies

Besides our on-site operations’ daily visible presence, what is not evidenced and goes on behind the scenes is the vast amount of administration undertaken on behalf of our clients. This admin includes but is not limited to the following, and this is why your organisation requires expert administration:

Full Wage Administration

Greys Nursing Services takes care of full wage administration and all related tasks, including:

  • I.F
  • Workman’s Compensation
  • Levies, Taxes
  • Insurances
  • Paid Public Holidays
  • Sick Leave Admin
  • Annual Leave Admin
  • Family Responsibility Admin
  • IOD leave pay
  • Banking
  • Staff Advances

Human Resources / Personnel

We handle everything HR and personnel related for our nurses, including:

  • Contracts of Employment
  • Administration and Management of Personnel Files
  • Payroll Administration
  • Recruitment and Selection

Industrial / Labour Relations

As a client, you have no obligations or necessary involvement in any industrial or labour relations issues as we handle:

  • Employee disciplinary procedures
  • Grievances
  • Industrial action
  • CCMAs

Site Staff

Greys attends to staff complaints, pay issues, mobilisations to the site and all site-related queries.

Additional services

  • Staff Bank/Pool Management
  • Managing the orientation process

An Overview of Short-Term Nursing Services

Short-term nursing can cover annual leave, study leave, extended service leave or even maternity leave. It is also commonly used to fill staffing gaps due to increased patient numbers or an outbreak of illness.

  • Outsourcing your short-term nursing needs to Greys has many benefits, including:
  • You only pay for the hours you use
  • You have access to a pool of experienced and qualified nurses
  • We handle all the administrative tasks, including payroll, UIF, workman’s compensation, levies and taxes
  • We can provide nurses at short notice

Whether you require a caregiver for a few hours a day or a registered nurse for an entire shift, we can help. We understand that each facility has different needs, and we aim to provide a service tailored to your specific requirements.

An Overview of Long-Term Nursing Services

Long-term nursing is generally required when a patient has been discharged from the hospital but is not yet well enough to return home. This type of care is also sometimes needed when a family member cannot care for an elderly or disabled relative.

Some of the benefits of using Greys for your long-term nursing needs include:

  • You only pay for the hours you use
  • You have access to a pool of experienced and qualified nurses
  • We handle all the administrative tasks, including payroll, UIF, workman’s compensation, levies and taxes
  • We can provide nurses at short notice

Long-term nursing can be arranged on a flexible basis to suit your needs. For example, you may only require nursing care for a few hours a day or need around-the-clock supervision. We will work with you to develop a care plan that meets the needs of your loved one.

How does private nursing differ from nursing in public health care facilities?

One of the key differences between private nursing and nursing in public health care facilities is the level of pay. Nurses working in the private sector generally earn a higher salary than those working in the public sector.

Another difference is the amount of time each nurse spends with patients. In public hospitals, nurses are often required to care for many patients and may not have as much time to spend with each patient.

On the other hand, private nurses often have fewer patients and more time to spend with each one.

There are advantages and disadvantages to both private and public nursing. Some of the benefits of private nursing include:

  • Nurses in the private sector generally earn a higher salary than those working in the public sector.
  • Private nurses often have fewer patients and more time to spend with each.
  • Private hospitals often have better facilities and resources than public hospitals.

Some of the disadvantages of private nursing include:

  • Private hospitals can be more expensive for patients.
  • Private nurses may not have as much job security as public nurses.
  • Private hospitals may not be as accessible to everyone.

Some of the advantages of public nursing include:

  • Public hospitals are usually more accessible to everyone.
  • Public nurses typically have more job security than private nurses.
  • Public hospitals often provide care for a broader range of patients.

Some of the disadvantages of public nursing include:

  • Public hospitals may not have as suitable facilities and resources as private hospitals.
  • Public nurses often have to care for many patients and may not have as much time to spend with each patient.
  • Nurses in the public sector generally earn a lower salary than those working in the private sector.

Each type of nursing has its advantages and disadvantages. It is essential to weigh the pros and cons of each type of nursing before deciding which one is right for you.

We also offer reputable nursing services in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a homecare nurse do?

Homecare nurses provide nursing care to patients in Durban in their homes. They may visit their patients regularly or be called out to provide care on an as-needed basis.

Homecare nurses provide a wide range of services, including wound care, IV therapy, and medication management.

What are the duties of a home health nurse?

The duties of a home health nurse include providing nursing care to Durban patients in their homes, coordinating a patient’s care with other members of the healthcare team, and educating patients and their families about their condition.

Is there a difference between a home health nurse and a hospice nurse?

Yes, a homecare health nurse provides nursing care to patients in their homes in Durban.  A hospice nurse provides nursing care to terminally ill patients who are not expected to live more than six months.

Hospice nurses in Durban provide care to patients and their families, focusing on comfort and quality of life rather than cure.

What are the advantages of home care nursing?

Some of the advantages of home care nursing include:

  • Patients in Durban can receive nursing care in the comfort of their own homes.
  • Homecare nurses can develop close relationships with their patients.
  • Homecare nursing can be less expensive than hospital care.

How to hire a nurse in Durban for home care?

To hire a nurse for home care, you can contact a home care  nursing agency in Durban or hire a private nurse. The home care agency will provide you with a list of qualified nurses in Durban available to work in your area.

Healthcare facilities in Durban can hire private duty nurses through an agency, or you can contact them directly. When hiring a private duty nurse, be sure to ask for references and check their credentials.

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