Clinical Nurse Practitioner

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWA-ZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: SAHMEADOW 09/2019 (01 POST)
SALARY : Grade 1: R383 226.per annum Grade 2: R471 333.per annum Other Benefits: 13th cheque, 12% rural allowance, Home owners allowance (employee must meet prescribed requirements), Medical Aid (Optional)
CENTRE : ST
CLOSING DATE : 24 January 2020

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior Certificate.
Degree/Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery plus 1 year post basic qualification in Primary Health Care.
Registration with SANC as a General Nurse, Midwifery and Primary Health Care Nurse.
Grade 1: Experience: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as Professional nurse with SANC in general nursing.
Grade 2: Experience: A minimum of 14 years appropriate /recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in general nursing, of which at least 10 years must be appropriate/recognizable experience after obtaining the one year post basic qualification in Primary Health Care.
Skills: Knowledge of nursing care and processes and procedures, Basic knowledge of Public service regulations, Disciplinary code, human resource policies, hospital generic and specific policies.
Leadership, supervisory and good communication skills, Team building and cross cultural awareness
DUTIES :
To provide nursing care that leads to improved health service delivery by upholding principles of Batho Pele.
To execute duties and functions with proficiency and perform duties according to scope of practice.
Ensuring supervision and provision of basic needs 85 of patients viz.
oxygen supply, nutrition, elimination, fluid and electrolyte balance and a safe and therapeutic environment.
Implement infection control standards and practices to improve quality nursing care.
Ensure proper implementation of National Core Standards, quality and clinical audits.
Improve the knowledge of staff and patients through health education and in-service training.
Implement standards, practices criteria for quality nursing.
Maintain a constructive working relationship with nursing and other stakeholders.
Ensuring clinical interventions to the clients including giving of prescribed medications and doing ongoing observation to patients.
Supervision of patient reports, intervention and keeping a good valid record on all client interventions.
Ensuring proper utilization of Human, material and financial resources and keeping up to date records of resources.