Operational Manager Nursing (specialty Area: Paediatric And Neonatology High Care Unit)

Directorate: Rural Health Services
SALARY : R532 449 (PN-B3) per annum
CENTRE : Worcester Regional Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 27 July 2018

Minimum educational qualifications: A Basic R425 qualification (i.
diploma/degree in nursing) or an equivalent qualification that allows for registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as 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 Neonatal Nursing Science or Child Nursing Science or Medical and Surgical Nursing Critical Care Nursing: Child Nursing.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse and proof of current registration (i.
annual licensing receipt for 2018).
Experience: Minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration with the SANC as 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 1-year post-basic qualification as mentioned above.
Inherent requirements of the job: Perform official standby duties for the hospital.
Willingness to work night shift.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Management skills: leadership, 110 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 paediatrics and neonatology and clinical governance.
Knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to: labour relationships, nursing legislation, related legal and ethical nursing practices, relevant public sector policies and protocols.

Responsible for planning, managing, co-ordinating and maintaining an optimal, specialised Nursing Service as an Operational Manager in both Paediatric and Neonatology units.
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.