Clinical Programme Coordinator (mcwh)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: UMZIN 08/2018 (X1 POST)
SALARY : R420 318 per annum Plus 13TH cheque, Housing allowance (Employee must meet prescribed requirements, Medical Aid (Optional) Rural allowance (On claim basis)
CENTRE : Umzinyathi Health District Office
CLOSING DATE : 24 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 SANC in General Nursing.
Registration as a Midwife/Accoucheur with SANC.
Current Registration with SANC.
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.
Recommendations: Supervision and management in a maternity setting.
Advanced Midwifery qualification.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Report writing.
Knowledge on District Health Systems.
Knowledge of relevant regulation and policies.
An understanding of challenges facing the Public Health sector.
Ability to translate and transform objectives into practical plan.
Leadership, organizational, decision making and problem solving abilities within the DHS framework.

DUTIES :
Develop, implement and monitor the MNCWH plan in line with the District Health Plan.
Achieve targets as set out in the annual performance agreement.
Co-ordinate and promote MNCWH activities within the District.
Co-ordinates and facilitate MNCWH in-service Training and Workshops.
Ensure that clinical audits are conducted a Sub-District level.
Ensure integration of MNCWH with other Health programs.
Monitor indicators which measure the health practices.
Provide support, guidance and mentoring to health facilities with an aim of improving quality of patient care.
Manage all resources allocated to MNCWH.
Ensure that an orientation and induction programme is in place for newly appointed midwives.
Ensure Programme integration into Sukuma Sakhe Objectives.
Facilitate, conduct and support mortality meetings.
Support the facilities with provision of guidelines and protocols.
Monitor implementation of current policies and protocols Compile monthly, quarterly and annual reports and forward to Supervisor and respective Provincial Managers.

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