Professional Nurse Grade 1 To 2 (specialty: Operating Theatre)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : Grade 1: R383 226 per annum (PN-B1) Grade 2: R471 333 per annum (PN-B2)
CENTRE : Victoria Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 31 January 2020

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.
e.
diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
A post basic nursing qualification with the duration of at least 1 year accredited with SANC in Medical and Surgical Science: Operating Theatre Nursing.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse and proof of annual registration with the SANC (2019/2020).
Experience: Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Grade 2: A minimum of 14 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
At least 10 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/ recognisable experience in an Operating Theatre Unit after obtaining the 1 year post-basic qualification referred to above.
Inherent requirement of the job: Willingness to work shifts and week-ends.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Knowledge of relevant legislation and policies of the Department of Health Western Cape.
Leadership towards realisation of strategic goals and objectives of the theatre with regards to emergency and non-emergency operating nursing, as well as day patient care.

DUTIES :
(key result areas/outputs): Provide an optimal, holistic, specialised Nursing Care within set standards and within a professional, legal framework as a Professional Nurse in an Operating Theatre.
Effective utilisation of Human and Material Resources.
Participate in training, development and research.
Supervise and assist Staff Nurses and Nursing Assistants.
Deliver a support service to the Nursing Service and the institution.
Practice Nursing and health care in accordance with the laws and regulations relevant to nursing and health care.
Order medication and stock control.