Operational Manager Nursing Gr 1 (speciality Paediatrics)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
REF NO: GS 30/18 Component: Nursing
SALARY : Grade 1: R532 449 per annum, PLUS 13th cheque, medical- aid (optional), Housing Allowance (employees must meet the prescribed requirement)
CENTRE : Greys Hospital, Pietermaritzburg
CLOSING DATE : 20 July 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum Requirements: Diploma/Degree in Nursing or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse and Midwife.
A Postbasic nursing qualification in Paediatric Nursing Science with a duration credited with the SANC.
Current registration with the South African Nursing Council A minimum of 9 years appropriate experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
At least 5 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate recognizable experience after obtaining the one year post basic qualification in the relevant speciality.
Recommendation: an advantage.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competency Required: Knowledge of Public Service Policies, Acts and Regulations.
Knowledge of SANC Rules and Regulations.
Sound knowledge of scope of practice.
Good communication, leadership, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
Knowledge of Code of Conduct and Labour Relations.
Ability to function well within a team.
Conflict management and negotiation skills: Decision making and problem solving skills.
Skills in organizing, planning and supervising.
Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles and Patients Rights Charter.

DUTIES :
Ability to provide professional leadership.
Provision of Quality Nursing Care through the implementation of Standards, Policies and Procedures coupled with supervision and monitoring the Implementation thereof.
To develop and ensure implementation of Nursing Care Plans.
To participate in Quality Improvement Programs and Clinical Audits.
Attend Mortality Meetings Monthly and ensure that avoidable factors are addressed.
Identify, develop and control Risk Management systems within the unit.
Uphold the Batho Pele and Patients Rights Charter principles.
Provide a safe, therapeutic environment as laid down by the Nursing Act.
Occupational Health and Safety and all other applicable prescripts.
Maintain accurate and complete patient records according to legal requirements.
Participate in staff, student and patient teaching.
Exercise control over discipline, grievance and Labour relation issues according to the laid down policies and procedures.
Manage and supervise effective utilization of all resources eg.
human, financial, material etc.
Implementation and management of Infection Prevention and Control protocols.
Participate in performance reviews i.
e.
EPMDS as well as student progress reports.
Implement and sustain MCWH Programs/Practices e.
g.
CHIP, BFHI, PMTCT etc.
Participate and ensure implementation of National Core Standards, National Health Priorities, quality improvement initiatives including national priority program plans.

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