Operational Manager Nursing (specialty: Operating Theatre And Central Sterilisation Department)

Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : R499 953 (PN-B3) per annum
CLOSING DATE : 01 June 2018

Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.
diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
A post-basic qualification with a duration of at least 1 year accredited with the SANC in Medical and Surgical Nursing Science, Operating Theatre Nursing.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse and proof of current registration (i.
annual licensing receipt of 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 requirement of the job: Ability and willingness to work shifts, which include after-hours hospital cover, weekends, public holidays and overtime should the need arise.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Skilled Nurse Clinician able to lead and manage the Operating Theatre and Central Sterilisation Departments.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Manage conflict, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Ability to facilitate training.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of legal and ethical legislations, Acts and policies related to nursing practices, Health Care, National Core Standards and the Public service.
Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Ability to work under pressure and in a multi-disciplinary team context.

Clinical governance: Provide leadership, supervision and direction for the provision of safe and effective service delivery.
Quality Assurance: develop and implement practice standards, protocols and indicators for quality improvement.
evaluate operating theatre practices and clinical outcomes.
Resource planning and management (human, health technology, financial and physical resources) Information management and utilisation of information technology data collection and analysis.
Service delivery: facilitate effective targets as per Department, institution and Unit Annual Operational plans: Health education and promotion.
Promote and maintain constructive working relationships with all stakeholders.
Liaise, network, customer care and negotiate with key customers.