Clinical Programme Coordinator: Healthy Lifestyle Promotion

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: UMG01/17//19
SALARY : Grade 1: R444 276 R500 031 per annum PLUS 8% rural allowance. Benefits: ance, and Medical aid optional (Employee must meet prescribed conditions)
CENTRE : Umgungundlovu District Office
CLOSING DATE : 18 October 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Matric (National Senior Certificate) plus One year post basic qualification in Primary Health Care/PHC Diploma Current registration with the South African Nursing Council A minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognizable nursing experience after registration as a Professional Nurse of which 5 years of the period must be appropriate/recognizable primary Heath care environment after obtaining the 1 year post basic qualification in PHC Proof of current and previous work experience endorsed by the employer must be attached Knowledge, Skills, Training And Competencies Required Knowledge of lifestyle diseases and how they impact negatively on clinical outcomes Ability to implement innovative strategies to bring about desired behavioral changes Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders Project management skills Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills Basic Financial Management An understanding of the challenges facing the Public Health Sector.

DUTIES :
Ensure implementation of WBPHCOTs and the Integrated School Health Programme policy (ISHP) in line with the PHC re -engineering framework and the National Health Insurance (NHI) Monitor and Evaluate implementation of the Outreach Programmes, School Health, Healthy Lifestyle and Oral Health Programmes Provide technical advice to the multi- disciplinary team on the Programme implementation Facilitate implementation of Health Promotion Programmes at community level Ensure implementation and supervision of theCommunity Health Care workers (CHWs) Programmes Plan, organize and conduct community awareness and events to convey health messages and 84 practices which support healthy lifestyle programme strategies Network with other government departments, community structures and partners for broader health care provision in the District in line with Operation Sukuma Sake (OSS) Ensure implementation of educational drives, campaigns and advocacy initiatives to effectively and efficiently communicate the need to change unhealthy lifestyle/maintain healthy lifestyle to the community and target groups Facilitate implementation of Health Promotion Programmes in schools, Primary health care facilities and at community level (e.
g Health promoting clinic, Health promoting school)

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