Assistant Manager Nursing (specialty: Advanced Midwifery

Directorate: General Specialist and Emergency Services
SALARY : R546 315 (PN-B4) per annum
CENTRE : Paarl Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 20 April 2018

Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.
diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
A post-basic nursing qualification with a duration of at least 1 year accredited with the SANC in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatology Nursing Science/Child Nursing Science.
Registration with a professional council: Current registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
Experience: A minimum of 10 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
At least 6 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience in the specific specialty after obtaining the 1 year post basic qualification as mentioned above.
At least 3 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience at management level.
Inherent shifts, public holidays, after-hours and weekend cover for nursing.
Deputising for the Deputy Manager: Nursing.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of nursing legislation and related legal and ethical nursing practices and how this impacts on service delivery.
Ensure that clinical nursing practice rendered by the nursing team and promote quality of nursing care as directed by the professional scope of practice and standards.
Effective interpersonal, leadership, organisational, decision making and conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrate a good understanding of People Management (Human Resources) and financial policies and practices.
Computer literacy (i.
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Knowledge of FBU functions and management (ability to work collaboratively within FBUs).

Coordinate, supervise and control nursing services under your control.
Ensure the provision of optimal, holistic and specialised nursing care within the set standards of a professional/legal framework.
Effectively manage the initiation, utilisation and supervision of all resources.
Ensure the execution of quality care and sound financial management.
Coordinate the provision of effective training and research to maintain professional growth, ethical standards and self-development.
Provide effective support to nursing services and hospital management.

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