Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services

SALARY: R444 276 per annum (PN-A5)

CENTRE: Khayelitsha 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 and Midwife. Registration with a professional council: Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse and Midwife. Experience: A minimum of 7 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Inherent requirement of the job: Willingness to work shifts, overtime, after-hours hospital cover, weekends, and Public Holidays as required. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good managerial, supervisory, and decision-making skills. Computer literate (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint). Knowledge and insight of legislation and policies, relevant to current nursing practice within the Public Service. Disciplinary and conflict management skills. Proficiency (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Good leadership and organizational skills and the ability to function under pressure. Ability to function independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

DUTIES: (key result areas/outputs): Supervise and ensure the provision of effective and efficient patient care through adequate nursing care. Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the nursing care plan and evaluation thereof. Provide relevant health information to health care users to assist in achieving optimal health care and rehabilitation of patients. Maintain constructive working relationships with nursing and other stakeholders (i.e. inter-professional, intersectoral, and multi-disciplinary teamwork). Participate in the analysis, formulation, and implementation of nursing guidelines, practices, standards, and procedures. Manage and monitor proper utilization of human, financial, and physical resources.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. G Mashaba, Tel. No: (021) 360-4511/ 4408)

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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