Assistant Manager Nursing

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: MOSV AMN 01/2018 Department: Maternity & Paediatric Ward
SALARY : R581826 Other Benefits; Medical Aid (optional). 13th Cheque, Housing Allowance (employee must meet the prescribed requirements) plus 12% rural allowance
CENTRE : Mosvold District Hospital: Ingwavuma Area
CLOSING DATE : 31 July 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior certificate STD 10/ (Grade 12), Diploma / Degree in General Nurse, Midwifery.
A post basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing.
Proof of current registration with South African Nursing Council (2018registration as a professional nurse with SANC in General Nursing.
At least 6 years of the period referred to the above must be appropriate/ 81 recognizable experience after obtaining the one year Diploma in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science.
At least 3 years of the period referred above must be proof of previous experience appropriate/ recognizable experience at management level.
Proof of current and previous working experience endorsed by Human Resource Manager must be attached.
Knowledge, Skills, Attributes and Abilities: Knowledge of Nursing Care process and procedures, nursing and other relevant legal framework, Financial and budgetary knowledge pertaining to relevant resources under Management, Insight into the procedures and policies pertaining to the Nursing Care.
Leadership, Organizational, decision making and problem solving abilities within the limit of the public sector and institutional framework, Interpersonal skills including public relations, negotiating conflict handling and counselling skills, Computer skills in basic programmes.

DUTIES :
Coordination of optimal, holistic specialized nursing care provided within set standards and a professional/legal framework.
Provide a comprehensive, quality nursing care as a member of multi- disciplinary team according to the identified needs of the patients.
Promote quality specialized nursing and health services as directed by the scope of practices and standards as determine by the specialty.
Ensure that patients receive quality health care through effective co-ordination of services and liaison with all disciplines.
Monitor and ensure proper utilization of financial and physical resources.
Ensure that the staff is effectively utilized through monitoring and adequate supervision.
Ensure implementation of programmes relate to MNCWH to improve quality care.
Ensure constant monitoring and evaluation of the key indicators of the components and maintenance of appropriate statistics.
Assist in the implementation of priority programs.
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National Core Standards, EMTCT infection prevention control.
Facilitate orientation/ induction and in-service training of all staff within the assigned component.