Assistant Manager Nursing (area)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
SALARY : R499 953 per annum (Plus a non-pensionable rural allowance of 8% of basic annual salary)
CENTRE : Cape Winelands TB Centre Cape Winelands Health District
CLOSING DATE : 08 September 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.
e.
diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as Professional Nurse.
Registration with a professional council: Current registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
Experience: A minimum of 8 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
At least 3 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience licence.
Ability to perform compulsory stand-by duty.
Work shifts and overtime and when required.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Computer literacy (MS Word and 112 Excel) and report writing skills.
Ability to effectively communicate in two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Knowledge of legislation relative to the Health Care Service and policies of the Department of Health.
Ability to manage own work, and that of the units which report to the post, and to ensure appropriate interventions to enhance the nursing service at the institution.
Note: A competency test will form part of the selection process.
No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

DUTIES :
(key result areas/outputs): Ensure the delivery of high quality patient care through the implementation of different health programs.
Participation in the analysis, formulation and implementation of nursing guidelines, practices, standards and procedures.
Involvement in training programs in conjunction with Human Resources Department for skills development.
Collect, validate and interpret statistical data.
Manage Financial and Human resources in relevant nursing departments.
Co-ordinate and monitor critical hospital support function afterhours in collaboration with relevant role players and relieve Head of Nursing.