Operational Manager Specialty (orthopaedics)

REF NO: NURS 20 / 2019
SALARY : R562 800 R633 432 per annum. Other Benefits: 13th cheque, 8% inhospitable rural allowance, Medical Aid (Optional) Housing allowance (employee must meet prescribed Requirements
CENTRE : Ladysmith Regional Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 27 September 2019

senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent.
Current Registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse and Midwife.
Diploma/Degree in nursing or equivalent qualification.
A post-basic nursing qualification with a duration of at least 1 year accredited with SANC in Orthopaedic Nursing Science.
A minimum of 9/nine years appropriate recognizable in nursing after registration as a General Nurse.
At least 5 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate recognizable experience in the specific specialty after obtaining the 1 year Post Basic qualification in Orthopaedic nursing.
Knowledge, Skills, Training, and Competencies: Good verbal and written communication and report writing skills.
Leadership, organizational, decision making and problem solving skills.
Knowledge of legal frame work and prescripts within the Department of Health.
Conflict management and negotiation skills.
Knowledge of code of conduct and Labour Relations procedures / processes.
Knowledge of Batho Pele principles and
Promote quality nursing care as directed by the professional scope of practice and standards as determined by the institution.
Assist in planning, organizing and monitoring of objectives of the units and departments.
Demonstrate understanding of Human Resource and Financial Management and practices and procedures.
Supervise staff under your control.
Display a concern for patients, promoting and advocating proper treatment and care including awareness and willingness to ions (Batho-Pele).
Able to plan and organize own work and that of support personnel to ensure proper nursing care.
Manage all resources within units effectively and efficiently to ensure optimal service delivery.
Carry out PMDS evaluation of staff, formulate training programmes and participate in the training and development of staff.
Carry out PMDS evaluation of staff, formulate training programmes and participate in the training and development of staff.
Ensure that all equipment in the nursing department is adequate, checked and is in working order.
Provide a safe, 146 therapeutic and hygienic environment as laid down by the Nursing Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act and all other applicable prescripts.
Oversee the functioning of units / wards and report to nursing management.