Professional Nurse (general Stream)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
REF NO: SAHKWAJALI 09/2018
Branch: Kwajali Clinic
SALARY : Grade 1: R241 908 Grade 2: R297 516 Grade 3: R362 559 Other Benefits: 13th cheque, 12% rural allowance, Home owners allowance (employee must meet prescribed requirements), Medical Aid (Optional)
CENTRE : ST
CLOSING DATE : 20 July 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade 1: Senior certificate.
Diploma in General nursing and Midwifery.
Current registration with SANC as a General nurse and Midwifery.
Grade 2: Senior Certificate.
Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery.
Current registration with SANC as a General Nurse and Midwifery.
A minimum of ten (10) years appropriate recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in general nursing.
Grade 3: Senior Certificate.
Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery.
Current registration with SANC as a General Nurse and Midwifery.
A minimum of ten (20) years appropriate recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in general nursing.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Knowledge of nursing care and processes and procedures, Basic knowledge of Public service regulations, Disciplinary code, human resource policies, hospital generic and specific policies.
Leadership, supervisory and good communication skills, Team building and cross cultural awareness.

DUTIES :
To provide nursing care that leads to improved health service delivery by upholding principles of Batho Pele.
To execute duties and functions with proficiency and 106 perform duties according to scope of practice.
Ensuring supervision and provision of basic needs of patients viz.
oxygen supply, nutrition, elimination, fluid and electrolyte balance and a safe and therapeutic environment.
Implement infection control standards and practices to improve quality nursing care.
Ensure proper implementation of National Core Standards, quality and clinical audits.
Improve the knowledge of staff and patients through health education and in-service training.
Implement standards, practices criteria for quality nursing.
Maintain a constructive working relationship with nursing and other stakeholders.
Ensuring clinical interventions to the clients including giving of prescribed medications and doing ongoing observation to patients.
Supervision of patient reports, intervention and keeping a good valid record on all client interventions.
Ensuring proper utilization of Human, material and financial resources and keeping up to date records of resources.

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