Assistant Manager Nursing (specialty Unit)

Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : R546 315 (PN-B4) per annum
CENTRE : Mitchells Plain District Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 06 July 2018

Minimum educational qualifications: 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.
A post-basic nursing qualification with duration of at least 1 year, accredited with the SANC in one of the following post-basic qualifications: Medical and Surgical Nursing Science (Trauma and Emergency) or Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal 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 a 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 in the relevant specialty.
At least 3 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience at management level.
Inherent requirements of the job: Ability and willingness to work shifts which may include after hour hospital cover (Night duty relief, weekends, public holidays) and overtime when required.
Willingness to deputise or stand in for Nursing Service Manager.
Willingness to do distant management.
Competencies (knowledge and skills): Ability 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 three official languages of the Western Cape.
In depth knowledge and understanding of legal and ethical legislations, Acts and Public service.
Knowledge of South African Triage and emergency care system.
Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and Power Point presentation).

Clinical governance: provide leadership, technical and management support for the provision of adequate and efficient comprehensive holistic patient care.
Total Quality Management: facilitate and ensure the provision of cost effective quality health care.
evaluate nursing service practices and clinical outcomes.
ensure legal and National Core Standard compliance.
Resource planning and management in accordance with relevant directives and Legislation (human, health technology, financial and physical).
Information management and utilisation of information technology data collection and analysis.
Service delivery with regards to assist with meeting service delivery targets as per Annual Operational Plans, Patient Health education and promotion strategies.
Promote and maintain constructive working relationships with all stakeholders.