Operational Manager Nursing Specialty (pn-b3) Medicine & Psychiatry

Directorate: Nursing Services – Medical
SALARY : R562 800 per annum
CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH)
CLOSING DATE : 25 October 2019

Basic R425 qualification (i.
e diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing council as a Professional Nurse Post basic nursing qualification with duration of one year, accredited with SANC in Advanced Psychiatry Nursing Science A minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing At least 5 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate or recognisable experience after obtaining the 1 year post basic qualification in Advanced Psychiatry Nursing Science.
Current registration with the South African Nursing Council Knowledge of legal prescripts 57 that regulate nursing and health services Computer literacy i (Ms Word, Power Point) Ability to work independently and innovate, problem solving, communication and decision-making skills Strong leadership, conflict resolution and sound interpersonal skills are necessary Understanding of National Core Standards, PFMA, Labour relations and other relevant legislative frameworks Prepared to do night duty and corridor supervision under the supervision of an Area Manager Report writing skills Competencies/Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of legal prescripts that regulate nursing and health services Computer literacy i.
e (Ms Word, Power Point) Ability to work independently and innovatively Knowledge of nursing care processes and procedures, nursing strategy, nursing statutes, core standards and other relevant frameworks such as Nursing Act, OHS Act, Patient Right Charter, Batho Pele Principles, Public Service Regulations, Labour Relations Act, Disciplinary Code and Procedure, Grievance Procedure, etc Financial and budgetary knowledge pertaining to the relevant resources under management Insight into the procedures and policies pertaining to nursing care.
Skills: Leadership, organizational, facilitation, presentation and decision making skills Problem solving skills within the limit of the public sector and institutional policy framework Personal: Responsiveness, pro-activeness, professionalism, accuracy, flexibility, initiative, cooperation, team player, supportive, assertive Applicant should be prepared to undergo medical surveillance as an inherit job requirement.

Supervision over day to day operations of the unit Manage effective utilization and supervision of human, financial and material resources Promote quality of nursing care as directed by the scope of practice Maintain professional growth/ethical standards and self-development Promote nursing ethos and professionalism.
Involvement in the Hospital Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement programmes Coordinate unit meetings and liaison with members of the multidisciplinary team.
Maintain a positive practice environment and participate in education and training of student nurses.