Deputy Manager Nursing (level 1&2 Hospital) (

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWA ZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: ITSH 8/2018)
SALARY : R756 525 (All-inclusive package). Other Benefit: 12% rural allowance of basic salary.
CENTRE : Itshelejuba Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 06 July 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior certificate, registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse.
Current proof of registration with SANC for 2018 /19, a minimum of 10 years post basic experience in nursing after registration with SANC.
At least 5 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience at management level.
Recommendation: Management and Computer Literacy.
Relevant Experience: People management, financial management, strategic planning, policy analysis and development, and delegation.
Knowledge Skills: in depth knowledge and understanding of health related Acts, regulations, Guidelines and other related policies such as Nursing Act and regulations Health Act Code of Ethics professional Practice of the South African Nursing Council, Nursing Standard of Practice Scope of Practice, Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Mental Health Act.
Knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework governing the Public Service including: skills Development Act, Public Service Regulations, Labour relations Act, Grievance Procedure.
Good Communication Skills.
Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Team building and diversity management.
Basic computer literacy to enhance service delivery.

DUTIES :
Provide guidance and leadership towards the realization of strategic goals and objectives of the division.
Provide professional, technical and management support for the provision of quality patient care through proper management of nursing care programs.
Advocate and ensure promotion of nursing ethos and professionalism.
Develop and monitor the implementation of policies, programmes, regulations, practices, procedures and standards pertaining to nursing care.
Utilize information technology and other management information systems to manage nursing information for the enhancement of service delivery.
Establish, maintain and participate in inter-professional and multi-disciplinary teamwork that promotes efficient and effective health care.
Manage and utilize resources in accordance with relevant directives and legislation.
Ensure compliance to National Core Standards (NCS).
Initiate and conduct audit in all units.
Ensure clinical competence in all categories of nurses to ensure that scientific principles of nursing processes are maintained.
Contribute to 68 development of clinical management guidelines and protocols for management of patients.
Be able to plan, maintain and control Nursing Services budget.
Evaluate patient care programme from time to time and make proposals for improvement that is supported by strong work ethics.
Be able to manage own work and those units reporting to the post and to ensure appropriate interventions to enhance nursing services.

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