Clinical Programme Coordinator-infection & Prevention Control: Grade1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: UMZIN 07/2018
SALARY : R420 318 – R473 067 per annum. Other Benefits: 13th cheque Medical aid: Rural allowance on claim basis
CENTRE : Umzinyathi Health District Office
CLOSING DATE : 10 August 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade 12/ Matric certificate.
An appropriate B Degree/ National Diploma or equivalent qualification in Nursing PLUS Minimum of 7 years appropriate /recognizable nursing experience after registration as a Professional Nurse with Code 8 plus Proof of Computer Literacy Ms Office (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint).
Attach Proof of previous and / or Current Employment verified, signed and stamped by HR Department/ Employer.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required: Project management.
Excellent management, facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills.
Report writing abilities.
Financial Management skills.
Empathy and counselling skills and knowledge.
Ability to make independent decisions.
An ability to priorities issues and other work related matters and to comply with timeframes.
Proven initiative, decisiveness and 79 the ability to acquire new knowledge swiftly.
A clear understating of challenges facing the Public Sector.

DUTIES :
Ensure proper waste management within the district.
Build capacity to clinical and non-clinical workers in the district.
Strengthen surveillance in clinic and district and TB hospitals including Forensic mortuaries and EMS.
Increase number of clinics and hospitals compliant to IPC (above 80%).
Ensure cleanliness is sustained in all facilities.
Assist with ensuring that all facilities are accredited as ideal facilities.
Ensure the outbreak response teams are in place and fully functional.
IPC policies are fully implemented and monitored.
All assessments and reports are completed and submitted to the relevant managers timeously.

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