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Directorate: Internal medicine

SALARY: R562 800 per annum

CENTRE: Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH)

REQUIREMENTS: Basic R425 qualification (i.e. Diploma or Degree in Nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council. A minimum of nine (9) years of appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) in General Nursing. A post-basic qualification in Nursing Administration will be an added advantage. At least five (5) years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience in a specific specialty after obtaining the one (1) year post-basic qualification in Critical Care Nursing Science. Applicants should be prepared to undergo medical surveillance as an inherited job requirement. Competencies/ Knowledge/ Skills: Computer literacy i.e. (Ms Word, PowerPoint). Ability to work independently and innovatively. Knowledge of legal prescripts that regulate nursing and health services. Ability to take charge and make appropriate independent decisions. Decision-making and problem-solving abilities within the limit of the public sector and institutional policy framework. Display empathy for patients, promoting advocacy, and facilitating holistic treatment and care. Knowledge of nursing care processes and procedures, nursing strategy, nursing statutes, core standards, and other relevant frameworks such as Nursing Act, OHS Act, Patient Right Charter, Batho Pele Principles, Public Service Regulations, Labour Relations Act, Disciplinary Code, and Procedure, Grievance Procedure, etc. Financial and budgetary knowledge pertaining to the relevant resources under management. Insight into the procedures and policies pertaining to nursing care. Skills: Leadership, Ward management/ ward administration planning, organizing, coordination, and communication skills. Facilitation and presentation skills, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Personal: Responsiveness, pro-activeness, professionalism, accuracy, flexibility, initiative, cooperation, team player, supportive, assertive.

DUTIES: Supervise and evaluate the quality of nursing care as directed by the professional scope of practice and set nursing standards within a professional/legal framework. Implement nursing legislation and related framework and ethical nursing practices. Manage resources effectively and efficiently in the unit. Compile and analyze reports to improve the quality of patient care. Be allocated to work night shifts and relieve the supervisor when required. Perform as an operational manager in accordance with the scope of practice. Demonstrate effective communication with patients, supervisors and other health professionals, and junior colleagues. Implement National Core Standards Manage and monitor effective utilization and supervision of human, financial, and physical resources. Co-ordination and provision of effective training and research. Maintain professional growth/ethical standards and self-development. Participate in the analysis, formulation, and implementation of nursing guidelines, practices, standards, and procedures. Maintain constructive working relationships with nursing and other stakeholders. Demonstrate in-depth understanding of nursing legislation and related ethical nursing practices. Participate in training, research, and self-development. Management of personnel performance and review thereof.

INQUIRIES : Mr. NB Mulaudzi Tel No: (011) 933 0134/9779

APPLICATIONS: should be hand-delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8 am and 3 pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 form and must be completed in full, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV that specifies the following: All experience indicating the position, institution, and respective dates (DD/MM/YY). Documents to be attached are Certified ID document, Certified copies of qualification/s including matric and relevant council registration certificate and proof of current registration (Where applicable). Relevant service certificates. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 of which one must be immediate supervisor,(the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary); identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification). Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment/fill the post. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for Non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). CHBAH also reserves the right to cancel the filling of Vacancy or not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 09 April 2021

Updated: April 4, 2021 — 9:46 pm
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