Operational Manager Nursing (specialty: Advanced Midwifery And Neonatology)

SALARY : R499 953 (PN-B3) per annum
CENTRE : Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory
CLOSING DATE : 29 September 2017

Minimum educational qualification: A Basic R425 qualification (i.
diploma/degree in nursing) or an equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse and Midwife.
A post-basic nursing qualification with a duration of at least 1 year accredited with the SANC in terms of R212 in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatology Nursing Science.
Registration with a professional council: Current registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse and abovementioned post-basic nursing qualification.
Experience: Minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse 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 in the relevant speciality.
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, Outlook).
Extensive knowledge in general nursing and the relevant nursing specialty.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

Key result areas/outputs: Responsible for the coordination and delivery of quality nursing care within the Neonatology Department including performance of after-hour and weekend duties.
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 subordinates including management of underperformance and grievances.
Collect, provide and use relevant information for the enhancement of service delivery.
Participate in and encourage nursing research.
After-hours/weekend cover for Nursing and deputising for Assistant Manager: Nursing.