Operational Manager Nursing (specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

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

Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.
degree/diploma in nursing and midwifery) 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 Neonatology.
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: A minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as a 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 speciality 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, 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 obstetrics and midwifery 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 the coordination and delivery of quality nursing care within the Obstetrics & Gynaecology department.
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.