Operational Manager Nursing (specialty: Advanced Midwifery And Neonatology)

SALARY : R499 953 (PN-B3) per annum
CENTRE : Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory
CLOSING DATE : 06 July 2018

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 requirement of the job: Willingness to perform after-hour and weekend duties and deputising for Assistant Manager: Nursing.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Principles of Management: leadership, supervisory, problem solving, conflict resolution, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to: Labour Relations, Nursing Legislation, related Legal and Ethical Nursing Practices and Framework and relevant Public Sector Policies and Protocols.
Human Resources and Financial Management, including computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Extensive knowledge in General Nursing and the relevant Nursing Specialty.

Responsible for the coordination and delivery of quality nursing care within the Neonatology department.
Participate in formulating, monitoring and implementation of policies, guidelines, standards, procedures and regulations pertaining to nursing care within the relevant department.
Provide effective support and management of human, material and financial resources, as well as functional business FBU management principles.
Manage staff performance, training and personal development of self and sub-ordinates, including management of under-performance and grievances.
Collect, provide and use relevant information for the enhancement of service delivery.
Participate in and encourage nursing research.