Assistant Manager Nursing (specialty: Oncology Or Advanced Psychiatry)

SALARY : R546 315 (PN-B4) per annum
CENTRE : Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory
CLOSING DATE : 08 December 2017

Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (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 either Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Oncology or Advanced Psychiatry Nursing Science.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
Experience: 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 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 requirement of the job: On-call duties and after-hour duties for the Nursing Division.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Excellent verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Computer literacy (MS Office suite).
In-depth knowledge and understanding of nursing legislation, related legal and ethical 75 practices, guidelines, relevant public sector legislation, People Management and Finance policies and procedures.
Excellent problem solving, conflict resolution and leadership skills.
Ability to work independently.

Key result areas/outputs: Provide innovative leadership in the allocated area (Medical Pavilion, inclusive for Radiation Oncology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics and General Medical wards), to realise the strategic goals and objectives of the Nursing Division.
Coordinate the provision of person-centred care by setting standards, as well as involvement in policy and guideline development.
Monitor the standard of Nursing care, as well as guidance and participation in improvement projects with regard to quality of care.
Effective management of human and financial resources.
Coordinate the provision of effective training and research to ensure professional growth and adhere to ethical standards.