Professional Nurse (specialty) Advanced Midwifery And Neonatal Nursing Science

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWA-ZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: SAP 14/2019
SALARY : Grade 1 R383 226 – R444 276 per annum Grade 2 R471 333 – R579 696 per annum Other Benefits: Rural Allowance, 13th Cheque, medical Aid (Optional), Housing allowance (employee must meet minimum requirements) 96
CENTRE : St Apollinaris Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 31 January 2020

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification PLUS.
Basic R425 qualification (i.
e.
Diploma/Degree in Nursing) that allows registration with the ‘South African Nursing Council’ (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
A post basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science with duration of at least 1year, accredited with the SANC.
Certificates of Registration with the SANC (General Nursing and relevant post basic qualification) Proof of current registration with the SANC (2019) Experience: Grade 1: A minimum of four (4) years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nurse with one year post basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science.
Grade 2: A minimum of fourteen (14) years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing of which at least ten (10) years of the period referred to above must be appropriate or recognizable experience in the specific specialty after obtaining 1 year post basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science.
Skills: Demonstrate effective communication with patients, supervisors and other clinicians, including report writing when required.
Work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure good nursing care.
Work effectively, co-operatively amicably with persons of diverse intellectual, cultural, racial or religious differences.
Able to plan and organize own work and that of support personnel to ensure proper nursing care.
A sound knowledge of the Provincial Health Act of 2000, Nursing Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1995.

DUTIES :
Co-ordinate optimal, holistic, specialized nursing care with set standards and within a Professional/legal framework.
Ensure that CARMMA strategy, saving mothers and Saving Babies Recommendations are implemented.
Complete patient related data, partake in PPIP and sub-district perinatal meeting.
Implement National Core Standards guidelines and standard operational plans.
Monitor and report Patient safety incidents e.
g.
needle stick injuries, patient complaints etc.
Assist in planning and co-ordination of training and promote learning opportunities for all nursing categories i.
e.
on the job training.
Ensure and monitor the availability, adequately and optimum utilization of all resources.
Assist in orientation, induction and mentoring of all nursing staff and orientation of other staff.
Provide effective management and professional leadership by ensuring that the unit is organized to provide quality nursing care.

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