Operational Manager Nursing Grade 1 (general: Paediatric Ward)

Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : R444 276 per annum (PN-B3)
CENTRE : Karl Bremer Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 31 January 2020

Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.
Diploma/Degree) in nursing or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
Experience: A minimum 7 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Inherent requirement of the job: Willingness to work shifts, public holidays and weekends.
After-hours or weekend cover for Nursing and deputising for Assistant Manager: Nursing.
Valid (Code B/EB) drivers licence.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Effective leadership, supervisory, mentoring, problem solving, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills related to all allocated staff in the department.
Ability to manage disciplinary issues and grievances.
Knowledge and understanding of Nursing legislation, related legal ethical nursing practices and framework, as well as labour legislation and relevant public sector policies, guidelines and protocols.
Good verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and E-mail).
Ability to manage finances to stay within allocated budgets.
Knowledge of Financial Management.
Appropriate knowledge/skills in general nursing science.
(key result areas/outputs): Responsible for the coordination and delivery of person-centred quality nursing care by the nursing team in accordance with the scope of practice and nursing standards within the specified department.
Participate in the setting, implementation and monitoring of policies, guidelines, standards, procedures, programmes, practices and regulations.
Manage, monitor and ensure proper utilisation of physical, human and financial resources.
Participate in multi- disciplinary teamwork that promotes efficient and effective health care.
Collect, provide and utilise relevant health information for the enhancement of service delivery and participate in and encourage nursing research.
Provide effective support, leadership, direction and management of Human Resources including the management of performance and underperformance, training and personal development of employees under his/her supervision including management of grievances.