Professional Nurse (infection And Control) X 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: GAUTENG DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: REFS/001895
Directorate: Nursing Services
SALARY : R394 665. Per. annum. (plus benefits)
CENTRE : Tambo Memorial Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 17 November 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
Basic R425 qualification (ie.
Diploma / degree in nursing).
Registration with SANC as Professional Nurse.
10 years or more appropriate recognizable experience after 59 registration with SANC as Professional Nurse.
Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control.
Be able to work as part of multidisciplinary team.
Demonstrate effective communication with patients, supervisors and other clinicians.
Promote quality of care as directed by professional scope of practice and standards as determined by the health facility.
Demonstrate an understanding of National Core Standards and respond to it.
Maintain customer care principles at all times.
Must be computer literate.

DUTIES :
Monitor the implementation of relevant National and Provincial acts, policies and guidelines.
Implement and maintain an effective hospital infection surveillance system in alignment with the infection control policies.
Develop and monitor the implementation of continuous infection control education and training programmes.
Strengthen and maintain internal and external collaboration with relevant stakeholders eg.
Notifying of notifiable conditions to the relevant authorities.
Consolidate and report on data captured and trends identified.
Maintain infection prevention and control equipment inventory.
Provide expert consultative advice regarding the health of staff and other appropriate hospital programmes in matter relating to transmission of infection.

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