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Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services

SALARY: R444 276 per annum (PN-A5)

CENTRE: Mitchells Plain District Hospital

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.e. diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse. Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse and proof of current registration (i.e. annual licensing receipt of 2021). Experience: A minimum of 7 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Inherent requirements of the job: Ability and willingness to work shifts which include after-hours’ hospital cover including weekends, public holidays, and night duty relief and overtime should the need arises. Ability to work under pressure and in a multi-disciplinary team context.Competencies (knowledge/skills): Skilled nurse clinician able to lead and manage the nursing unit with conflict management, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; ability to facilitate training. Excellent communication (written and verbal) in at least two of the three languages of the Western Cape. In-depth knowledge and understanding of legal and ethical legislations, Nursing and Health Act, Regulations and policies related to Nursing practices, National Core Standards, and the Public service code of conduct. Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

DUTIES : (key result areas/outputs): Clinical governance – Provide leadership, supervision, and direction for the provision of adequate and efficient comprehensive holistic nursing care. Quality Assurance – develop and implement practice standards, protocols, and indicators for quality improvement; evaluate nursing service practices and clinical outcomes. Resource planning and management (human, health technology, financial and physical). Information management and utilization of information technology – data collection Analysis and interpretation. Service delivery – facilitate effective unit management to achieve client’s healthcare needs and service delivery targets as per Department, institution, and unit Annual Operational plans: Health education and promotion. Promote and maintain constructive working relationships with all stakeholders.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. A Brown, Tel No: (021) 377-4410

APPLICATION: Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”)

NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

CLOSING DATE: 14 May 2021

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