Professional Nurse Specialty Opthalmology Grade 1 To 2

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: ST 31/2018 (X1 POST) Component: Opthalmology
SALARY : Grade 1: R362 559 per annum Plus 8% rural allowance Grade 2: R445 917 per annum Plus 8% rural allowance Benefits: 13th [Employee must meet prescribed policy requirements]
CENTRE : Stanger Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 31 August 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Diploma or Degree in General Nursing AND Midwifery or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse Plus Registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse.
Post basic Diploma Nursing Qualification in Relevant Speciality (Opthalmology) with duration of one year accredited with SANC.
Proof of current registration (2018 receipt) proof of current registration (2018 receipt) proof of current / previous work experience endorsed and stamped by HR must be attached.
Experience: Grade 1: A minimum of four (4) years appropriate recognizable experience in Nursing after registration as a professional nurse.
Grade 2: A minimum of 14 years appropriate recognizable experience in Nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing.
at least 10 years of the period referred to the above must be appropriate/recognizable experience in the specific specialty after obtaining the one year post Basic qualification in relevant specialty.
Knowledge, skills training and competencies required: Knowledge of Nursing Care, Processes and procedures, Nursing statutes, and other relevant Legal frameworks, such as Nursing Acts, Health Act, Patient Right Charter, Batho Pele Principles, Public Service Regulations, Disciplinary Code and Procedures in the Public Service.
Leadership, Organizational, Decision Making, Problem Solving and interpersonal Skills within the limits of the public Sector.
Personal attitudes, responsiveness, professionalism, supportive, Assertive and must be a Team player.

DUTIES :
Demonstrate an in depth understanding of legislation and related ethical nursing practices and how this impact on service delivery.
Ensuring clinical nursing practice by the nursing team in accordance with the scope of practice and nursing standards as determined by the relevant health facility.
Ensure accurate record keeping for statistics purposes.
to be able to screen, diagnose, manage and refer clients with eye problems, take part in cataract camp activities.
Manage the unit in the absence of the supervisor.
Manage the utilisation of all the resources efficiently and effectively.
Promote quality nursing care of the patients and ensuring that a healthy and safe environment is maintained.
Assist in the coordination and implementation of the National Core Standards in Opthalmology and in the whole her/his duties, while managing high standards of performance including for others.

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