Professional Nurse Grade 1 To 2 (specialty: Trauma And Emergency)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
SALARY : Grade 1: R 340 431 (PN-B1) per annum, Grade 2: R 418 701 (PN-B2) per annum
CENTRE : George Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 06 October 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum education 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 a duration of at least 1 year accredited with the SANC in Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Care Nursing: Trauma and Emergency.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
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 the specific speciality after obtaining the 1-year post-basic nursing qualification with the SANC as mentioned above.
Inherent requirement of the job: Willingness to work shifts and after-hours (weekends, public holidays and night-duty).
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Sound knowledge and understanding of nursing and health service related acts, legislation and policies.
Leadership and sound interpersonal and motivational skills.
Computer literacy (Window: MS Word, Outlook and Excel).
Communication skills (both written and verbal) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Ability to facilitate and promote training.
Analytical thinking, independent decision making and problem solving skills.
Note: Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a practical test.
No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Candidates who are not in possession of the required qualifications will be appointed into the general stream, and they will be required to obtain the necessary qualifications within a predetermined period of time.
Candidates without the required post-basic qualifications can only be appointed if no suitable candidates are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply.
Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration to register with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted with their job application/on appointment.
This concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (including individuals who must apply for change in registration
DUTIES :
Key result areas/outputs: Provide and supervise holistic Institutional nursing care regarding the identification of nursing care needs, the planning and implementation of nursing care plans.
Direct and educate members of the multi-disciplinary team 75 regarding nursing programs and regulate/co-ordinate the execution of the program in conjunction with the unit manager.
Ensure overall quality of the nursing care is facilitated cost effectively, efficiently and equitable whilst at the same time ensuring compliance to the requirements of professional and ethical practice.
Maintain professional growth/ethical standards and self-development, compliance to professional, legal and ethical regulations governing nursing practice.

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