Operational Manager Nursing Specialty-(maternity)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALT
REF NO: APP/10/2019
SALARY : R562 800 R633 432 per annum. Other Benefits: 13TH Cheque, 8% Rural Allowance, Medical Allowance Optional and Housing Allowance (employee must meet prescribed requirements).
CLOSING DATE : 27 September 2019

REQUIRMENTS :
Degree / Diploma in General nursing and Midwifery plus 1 year post basic qualification in advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science.
Registration with South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse and Midwife.
Proof of current registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC (2019 receipt).
A minimum of nine (09) years appropriate / recognizable experience after registration as a Professional Nurse and Midwife, with SANC in General Nursing.
At least 5 years of the period preferred to above must be appropriate/ recognizable experience after obtaining the one(01) year post basic qualification in Advance Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science.
Proof of previous and current work experience endorsed and stamped by Human Resource.
Certificate of service endorsed and stamped by HR.
Knowledge, Skills, Training & Competence Required Knowledge of Nursing Care process and procedures, nursing status and relevant legal women health protocols and guidelines.
Basic understanding and knowledge of HR and financial policies.
Good report writing and facilitation skills.
Good communication skills both verbal and written.
Good leadership, organization, decision making and problem solving skills.
Good interpersonal including public relation, negotiating, conflict handling and team building skills.
Financial and budgetary knowledge.

DUTIES :
Participating in development and implementation of clinical policies, procedures Basic understanding and knowledge of HR and financial policies.
Maintain client satisfaction, through quality service, innovation and nursing care by upholding relevant principles.
Implement staff development and performance by implementing EPMDS and other related human resource policies.
Administer Clinical Treatment to acute patients and make appropriate referrals.
Monitor infection Control measures within the unit.
Ensure implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all programs.
Plan and monitor the use of budget for the unit.
Improve quality care through reduction of public complaints and waiting times.
Ensure perinatal meeting run efficiently and effectively.
Ability to present PIPP and CHIPP programs.
Monitor and evaluate maternity and perinatal statistics.
Oversee all aspects related to mother and child (CTOP, ESMOE, FP, MBFI and CARMMMA and HBB).
Assist with coverage in the nursing component.
Ability to do presentation at District level.
Maintain professional growth/ ethical standards and self-development.
Maintain the code of conduct: Public Service and Professional Body.
Ability to plan and organize own work and that of support personnel to ensure proper nursing care.