Operational Manager Nursing Grade 1 Specialty

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE
REF NO: EKO 02/2018)
SALARY : R532 449 R599 274 per annum Other Benefits: 13th cheque, 8% Rural allowance, medical aid (optional) and Housing allowance (employee to meet requirements)
CENTRE : Ekombe District Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 20 July 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior certificate/Grade 12 Degree/diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery.
A minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as Professional nurse with SANC in General Nursing.
At least 5 years of period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience after obtaining 1 year post basic qualification in Child Nursing Science.
Current proof of registration with SANC (2018).
Proof of experience endorsed by Human Resource office/ certificate of service.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competence Required: Knowledge of nursing care processes and procedures, nursing statutes, and other relevant legal frameworks such as Nursing Act, Health Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Patient Rights Charter, Batho Pele Principles, Public Service Regulations, Labour Relations Act, Disciplinary Code and Procedure, Grievance Procedure, etc.
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 skills.
Computer skills in basic programmes.

DUTIES :
Coordination of optimal, holistic specialized nursing care provided within set standards and professional/legal framework: Plan/organize and monitor the objectives of the specialized unit in consultation with subordinates.
Provide a therapeutic environment for staff, patients and the public.
Provide a comprehensive, quality nursing care as a member of the multi-disciplinary team according to the identified needs of the patient, based on scientific principles.
Provide direct and indirect supervision of all nursing staff/housekeeping staff and to give guidance.
Ensure continuity of patient care on all levels i.
e.
work book, handover rounds.
Liaise and communicate with the multi-disciplinary team as well as other departments within the hospital i.
e.
during operational meetings with nursing supervisor and subordinates.
Manage effectively the utilization and supervision of resources: Human Resources: Planning of the allocation/change list, day and night duty and inputs for leave.
Do readjustments as required on the shift to provide adequate nursing cover.
Provide accurate record keeping and statistical information on training and staffing as requested including agency staff.
Evaluate staff on work performance according to staff management system.
Execute disciplinary code and grievance procedure executed up to a certain level then referred to the nurse manager.
Implement Employer Assistance Plan.
Financial Resource: Monitor financial resources with emphasis on cost containment and the keeping of all records within the financial policies regarding tenders, procurement and the policy regarding revenue generation, i.
e.
UPFS.
Order and monitor appropriate levels of consumable i.
e.
according to norms.
Check all equipment to ensure working order and refer for repairs.
Assess the suitability of equipment and consumables for specialized areas.
Give budget inputs regarding consumables and equipment budget for financial year.
Exercise the control functions to meet medical/legal obligations, i.
e.
weekly schedule drugs control, control of medication used.
Check ward 175 dispensary.
Daily emergency cart control.
Services: Monitor services, i.
e.
linen and cleaning in conjunction with housekeeping staff.
Monitor telephone use and keep records.
Coordination of the provision of effective training and research: Plan for the provision, orientation, induction and mentoring of all nursing staff and orientation of other staff.
Plan and coordinate training and promote learning opportunities for all nursing categories i.
e.
on the job training.
Complete patient related data.
Contribute to evidence based research.
Provision of effective support to Nursing Services: Assist with relief duties of the supervisors.
Partake overall specialized unit functions, i.
e.
team building.
Maintain professional growth/ethical standards and self-development: Maintain the Code of Conduct: Public Service Professional Body.
Seek learning opportunities: In-service training.
ENQUIRES : Ms PL Ntuli Tel No: (035) 834 8005 APPLICATIONS : All applications should be posted to: The Hospital CEO, Ekombe District Hospital, Private Bag x 203, Kranskop, 3268 FOR ATTENTION : Human Resource Manager: Mr SP Nene NOTE : The contents of this Circular Minute must be brought to the notice of all eligible officers and employees on your establishment of all Institutions.
Institutions must notify all candidates who qualify for post in this circular minute even if they are absent from their normal places of work to apply.
Direction to Candidates: the following documents must be submitted: Application for Employment form (Z83) which is obtainable from any Government Department OR from the website – www.
kznhealth.
gov.
za.
The application form (Z83) must be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of certificates, Id not copies of certified copies.
The Circular minute number must be indicated in the column (part A) provided therefore on the Z83 form.
Failure to comply with the above instructions will be disqualify applicants.
African males and people with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post.
The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from the NIA the following checks (security clearance, credit records, qualification, citizenship and previous experience employment verification).
Due to the large number of applications, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged.
However, every applicant will be advised of the outcome of his/her application, in due course.
CLOSING DATE : 20 July 2018.

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