Professional Nurse Specialty (advanced Midwifery)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
REF NO: GJC 07/2019 (X1 POST)
SALARY : R383 226 per annum. Other Benefits: 13th cheque, Rural allowance 12% of annual salary, Home owners allowance (employee must meet prescribed requirements), Medical Aid (Optional)
CENTRE : GJ Crookes Hospital Umzinto Clinic
CLOSING DATE : 22 November 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade 12 (senior certificate).
Current SANC receipt (2019).
Diploma/Degree in General nursing and midwifery plus 1 year post basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery.
Current registration with SANC as a General Nurse and Advanced Midwife.
A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing, Midwifery.
Knowledge: Knowledge of Nursing Care processes and procedures, nursing statutes and other relevant legal framework such as Nursing Act, Mental Health Act, Occupational Health and Act.
Leadership, organizational skills, decision making skills and problem solving skills.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Basic computer skills.

DUTIES :
Perform clinical nursing practice in accordance with the scope of practice and nursing standards as determined for a primary health care facility.
Able to plan and organize own work and that of support personnel to ensure proper nursing care.
Work as part of the multi- disciplinary team to ensure good nursing care at primary health care level.
Demonstrate effective communication with patients, supervisors and other clinicians, including report writing when required.
Work effectively, co-operatively and amicably with persons of diverse intellectual, cultural, racial or religious differences.
Display a concern for patients, promoting and advocating proper treatment and care including willing92 expectations according to Batho Pele Principles.
Promote quality of nursing care as directed by standards at primary health care facilities.
Diagnose and manage obstetric emergencies in the absence of a doctor i.
e.
Eclampsia, APH etc.
Identify high risk clients during ante-partum and post-partum periods manage them or refer them according to policy.
Develop mission and vision and objectives for obstetric unit.
Develop, implement and review obstetric policies and procedures.
Facilitate facility perinatal Mortality review or meetings.
Know South African Nursing Council rules and regulations pertaining to obstetrics.

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