Assistant Manager Nursing (area: Night Duty)

Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : R562 800 per annum (PN-A7)
CENTRE : Victoria Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 31 January 2020

Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.
degree/diploma in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
Registration with a professional council: 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 at management level.
Inherent requirements of nurse clinician able to lead and manage the nursing service within the scope of practice and accepted nursing standards.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of legal and ethical legislations and policies related to nursing practices, Health Care and the Public Service.
Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

(key result areas/outputs): Provide leadership, guidance, technical and management support to ensure the provision of optimal, holistic, specialised nursing care within set standards and a professional and legal framework.
Participate in the analysis, formulation and implementation of nursing guidelines, practises, standards and procedures.
Ensure that prescribed policies and procedures are adhered to.
Co-ordinate the provision of effective training and research to maintain professional growth, ethical standards and self-development.
Continuously monitor and evaluate nursing service practices and clinical outcomes to ensure the delivery of cost effective quality health care.
Effective resource (human, financial and physical) planning and management in accordance with relevant directives and legislation.
Effective utilisation of information technology and information systems to ensure accurate statistical data collection and capturing.
Provide effective support to management and establish and maintain constructive working relationships with all other stakeholders.