Assistant Manager Nursing (obstetrics

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWA-ZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
SALARY : R614 991 per annum Plus 13th cheque, Medical Aid (Optional) Home Owner Allowance (Employee Must meet prescribed requirements) Plus 12% Rural Allowance.
CLOSING DATE : 24 Janauary 2020

REQUIREMENTS :
Diploma/Degree in Nursing or equivalent qualification that allows registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse.
Post basic Nursing qualification with at least one (1) year accredited with SANC in one of the specialty referred above.
Minimum of ten (10) years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing.
At least six (6) years referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience in the specific Specialty after obtaining one (1) year post basic qualification in the relevant specialty.
At least three (3) years of the period referred above must be appropriate/recognizable experience at management level.
Certificate of service endorsed by Human Resource Component.
Recommendation Qualification in Nursing Administration.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required Demonstrate effective communication with patients, supervisors, other health professionals and junior colleagues including more complex report writing when required.
Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team at unit level to ensure good nursing care by nursing team.
Work efficiency and amicably at a supervisory level with persons of diverse intellectual cultural racial or religious difference.
Able to manage own work, g service in the unit.
Demonstrate and in-depth understanding of nursing legislation and related legal and ethical nursing practice and how this impacts on service delivery.

DUTIES :
Key Performance Areas: Implement and co-ordinate Maternal and Child Care services implement standard practices criteria and indicators for quality Maternal and Child care.
Create and maintain a complete and accurate nursing record for individual health users.
Facilitate and conduct perinatal mortality meetings.
Participate in health promotion and illness prevention initiatives.
Maintain a constructive working relationship with the multi-disciplinary team.
Maintain a plan to improve the quality of Maternal and Child Care .
Monitor Employee Performance Management and Development System nursing assistants in maternity.
Ensure the observation of in-patients on a 24 hour basis and that appropriate intervention processes are initiated timeously.
Ensure effective implementation of the ANC/PNC Policy.
Ensure effective utilization of all resources in the department.

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