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

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SALARY : Grade 1: R340 431 (PN-B1) per annum Grade 2: R418 701 (PN-B2) per annum
CENTRE : Victoria Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 25 May 2018

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 Nursing Sciences Operating Theatre Nursing.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
Proof of annual registration with the SANC (2018).
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 as mentioned above.
Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness to work in Operating Theatre and Recovery room.
Valid (Code B/EB) drivers licence.
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 65 to emergency and non-emergency operating nursing, as well as day patient care.

DUTIES :
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 & 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.