Clinical Nurse Practitioner (outpatient) (grade 1)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALT
REF NO: PCHC 07/2019 (X2 POSTS)
SALARY : R383 226 per annum. Benefits: 13th Cheque, home owner allowance, and Medical aid optional (Employee must meet prescribed policy requirements)
CENTRE : Phoenix Community Health Centre
CLOSING DATE : 20 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior certificate/Matric or equivalent plus Degree / Diploma in General Nursing, Midwifery plus one year post basic qualification in Primary Health Care.
Proof of current registration with SANC as General nursing and Primary Health Care (2019 receipt).
Experience: Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/ recognizable nursing experience after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Certificate of service from current / previous employers stamped by HR must be attached: Knowledge, Skills, Attributes and Abilities required: Knowledge of all applicable legislation such as Nursing Acts, Mental Act, OH&S Act, Knowledge of nursing care processes and procedure, Batho Pele Principles and Patients Right Charter, Labour Relations Act, Grievance Procedure etc, Display a concern for patient, promoting and advocating proper treatment , Sound understanding of legislation and related ethical nursing practices within a primary health care environment, Report witting skills, Time management skills, Good listening and communication skills, Co- ordination and planning skills, Team building and supervisory skills, Good interpersonal skills.
Good sight of procedures and policies pertaining to nursing care, Ability to assist in formulation of patient care related polies.

DUTIES :
Perform a clinical nursing science in accordance with the scope of practice and nursing standards as determined from a primary health care facility.
Promote quality of nursing care as directed by the professional scope of practice and standards as determined for a primary health care facility.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of nursing legislation and related legal and ethical nursing practices within a primary health care environment Work effectively and amicably at a supervisory level, with person of ivert intellectual, culture race or religious differences.
Able to manage own work time and that of junior colleagues to ensure proper nursing service in a unit Develop contacts, build and maintain a network of professional relations in order to enhance service delivery.
Supervision of patient and provision of basic patient needs eg oxygen, nutrition, elimination, fluids and electrolyte balance, safe and therapeutically environment in the clinic using EDL guidelines.
Ensure clinical intervention to client including administering of prescribed medication and ongoing observation of patient in the clinic.
Motivate staff regarding development in order to increase level of expertise and assist patients to develop a sense of self care.
Ensure proper utilisation and safe keeping of basic medical, surgical pharmaceutical and stock.