Operational Manager Nursing (specialty: Advanced Midwifery And Neonatology)

Directorate: General Specialists and Emergency Services)
SALARY : R499 953 (PN-B3) per annum
CENTRE : Worcester Regional Hospital

Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.
degree/diploma in nursing) 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 advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
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 specific specialty 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.
Willingness to work night shift when 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).
Clinical governance and extensive knowledge in general nursing, as well as Midwifery and Neonatology.
Knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to Labour Relations, Nursing Legislation, related legal and ethical nursing practices, relevant Public Sector Policies and Protocols.

(key result areas/outputs): Responsible for the coordination and delivery of quality nursing care within the Obstetrics and Gynaecology department.
Participate in formulating, monitoring and implementation of policies, guidelines, standards, procedures and regulations within the relevant department.
Manage human resources, including staff performance, people development and disciplinary processes.
Manage material and financial 89 resources.
Provide effective support and management of functional business unit management principles.
Effective management of information to enhance service delivery.