Professional Nurse Grade 1 To 3 (general: Prevention Of Mother To Child Transmission (pmtct))

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Directorate: General Specialist and Emergency Services
SALARY : Grade 1: R 226 083 (PN-A2) per annum Grade 2: R 278 052 (PN-A3) per annum Grade 3: R 340 431 (PN-A4) per annum
CENTRE : Mowbray Maternity Hospital, Rondebosch
CLOSING DATE : 08 September 2017

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.
Registration with a professional council: Proof of registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse for 2017/2018.
Experience: Grade 1: None after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Grade 2: A minimum of 10 years appropriate/recognisable experience in Nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years appropriate/recognisable experience in Nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Experience in the provision of HIV/AIDS services.
Ability to think strategically, analytically and skills in the preparation of reports.
Good communication and interpersonal skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Ability to analyse Health System Information.
Computer literacy (i.
e.
MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
Note: 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 with the required edupossession 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 64 the relevant council (including individuals who must apply for change in registration
DUTIES :
clinic.
Implement the use of revised obstetric tools that integrate HIV care as well as PMTCT records, including antenatal ART, ART in labour and ART to infants.
Clinical record-keeping, data collection and information flow of PMTCT activities.
Policy implementation and quality improvement initiatives in general antenatal care, as well as in labour wards.
Provide health education to pregnant mothers in their care.
Supervise and support of lower categories of staff.

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