Operational Manager Nursing (speciality: Critical Care)

Directorate: General Specialist and Emergency Services
SALARY : R499 953 (PN-B3) per annum
CENTRE : Worcester Regional Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 29 December 2017

Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.
degree/diploma in nursing and midwifery) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
A post-basic nursing qualification with a duration of at least 1 year accredited with the SANC in Medical and Surgical Science: Critical Care Nursing: general /Child Nursing.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse and midwife.
Experience: A minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
At least 5 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience in the speciality after obtaining the one year post-basic qualification as mentioned above.
Inherent requirements of the job: Perform after-hour and weekend standby duties for the hospital.
Willing to work night shift wen required.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Management skills: leadership, supervisory, problem solving, conflict resolution, interpersonal and communication skills.
Human Resource and Financial Management including computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Extensive knowledge in general nursing, as well as Midwifery and Neonatology.
Knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to: labour relationships, nursing legislation, related legal and ethical nursing practices, relevant public sector policies and protocols.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

Responsible for the coordination and delivery of quality nursing care within the Critical Care department.
Participate in formulating, monitoring and implementation of policies, guidelines, standards, procedures and regulations within the relevant department.
Management of human resources including staff performance, people development and disciplinary processes.
Management of material and financial resources.
Provide effective support and management of functional business unit management principles.
Effective management of information to enhance service delivery.

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