Professional Nurse Specialty: Advanced Widwifery And Neonatal Gr 1 Or 2

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
REF NO: OTHO CHC 17/2019 (X1 POST)
SALARY : Grade 1: R383 226 per annum (OSD) Grade 2: R471 333 per annum (OSD) Other Benefits: 13th Cheque, 12 % rural allowance, Medical aid (optional), Housing Allowance (employee to meet prescribed requirements)
CENTRE : Othobothini CHC (Jozini)
CLOSING DATE : 22 November 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior Certificate/STD 10/Grade12.
Basic R425 qualification (diploma/degree in nursing or equivalent qualification that allows registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse and Midwife.
1 year post basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science accredited with SANC.
Proof of current registration with SANC (2019).
Knowledge of Public Service Act, regulations and policies.
Knowledge of nursing care processes, and procedures, nursing statutes and other relevant legal frameworks.
Demonstrate an in depth understanding of Nursing Legislation and related legal and ethical practices.
Good communication (verbal and written), leadership, interpersonal, problem solving, conflict management and decision making skills.
Knowledge and experience in of Conduct.
Planning and organising skills.
Team building and diversity management skills.
Empathy.
Counselling skills.
Willingness to work shifts, night duty, week- ends and Public holidays and extended hours where need arises.
Proof of current and previous experience endorsed and stamped by HR (Certificate of Service) Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a professional nurse with SANC in General Nursing and Midwifery.
Grade 2: A minimum of 14 years appropriate/ recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing and Midwifery.
At least 10 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience after obtaining a 1 year post basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science are accredited with SANC.

DUTIES :
Perform specialised clinical nursing practice in accordance with the scope of practice and nursing standards .
Implement advanced knowledge and skills in managing high risk patients in the Maternity and MCWH units.
Participate in the implementation of service delivery policies and procedures in relation to health programmes to ensure that they conform to the District Health Services delivery strategies .
Improve perinatal mortality and morbidity through implementation of priority programmes, participating in quality improvement programmes.
Support and facilitate the implementation of strategies that reduce morbidity and mortality, and strengthen implementation MCWH Programme as per national and provincial guidelines.
Diagnose and manage obstetric emergencies and work with the Medical team to manage these emergencies e.
g.
Eclampsia, APH etc.
Identify high risk clients during ante-partum and post-partum periods, manage them or refer them according to policies and protocols.
Participate in the development of mission and vision and objectives for obstetric unit, including the development, implementation and review of obstetric procedures and protocols.
Work effectively, co-operatively and amicably with persons of diverse intellectual, cultural, racial or religious differences.
Work as part of the multi- disciplinary team to ensure quality healthcare for clients visiting the facility.
Display a concern for patients, promoting and advocating proper treatment and care including willingness to respond to records and registers and actively participate in institutional quality improvement initiatives e.
g.
NCS, ICRM, PEC etc.
Provide adequate health education, awareness and be involved in campaigns.
Utilise and manage cost effectively all resources allocated to the unit for optimum service delivery.
Advocate for the Nursing Profession by promoting professionalism and nursing ethics within and without the institution.
Collect, analyse and 90 interpret data for use to improve quality service delivery.
Maintain clinical and professional growth by attending trainings and workshops so that scientific principles of nursing are implemented.
assisting with training, mentoring and couching staff to impart skills and knowledge for improved quality of care.

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