Operational Manager Nursing (general) – Gr 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: OMN 01/2018 Re-advertisement (Employment Equity plan: African Male)
SALARY : R394 665 per annum (Grade 1), Plus Benefits: 13% Cheque home owners allowance (Employee must meet prescribed requirements) medical aid (optional) 12% in-hospitable allowance
CENTRE : Dundee Provincial Hospital Male Surgical Ward
CLOSING DATE : 11 May 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Diploma / B degree in nursing or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse and Midwifery.
Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse and Midwifery.
Current Registration certificate with SANC (2018).
A minimum of 9 years appropriate/ recognizable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing.
Proof of current /previous work experience endorsed and stamped by the employer(s) must be attached.
Recommendation: Proof of computer literacy.
Degree / Diploma in Nursing Management.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Knowledge of nursing care processes and procedures, nursing status, and other relevant legal frameworks.
Knowledge of labour relations.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Financial and budgetary knowledge pertaining to the relevant resources under management.
Leadership, organizational, decision making and problem solving abilities within the limit of the public sector and institutional policy framework.
Interpersonal skills including public relations, negotiating, conflict handling and counselling skill.

DUTIES :
Coordination of optimal, holistic specialized nursing care provided within set standards and professional/ legal framework.
Ensure accurate and reliable statistics and reports are generated through the information management section.
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of nursing staff development, 70 infection control and quality control and information management practices in the hospital against set standard with view to identity and address problem areas timeously.
Ensure the effective, efficient and economical use of all allocated resources, including human resources.
Provision of effective support to nursing services.
Coordination of the provision of effective training and research.
Maintain professional growth / ethical standards and self-development.
Participate in all initiates with aim to achieve quality service provision.
Ensure that units comply with National Core Standards, Batho Pele principles to meet need and demands of the clients