ADVANCED MIDWIFERY NURSING PROFESSIONAL (DCST)

  • Full Time
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, Golden Mile Building, 5 Downing St, North End, 6001 View on Map
  • Health Eastern Cape posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 17, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R949,482.00 - R949,482.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R949 482– R1 068 666 per annum, (OSD)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: ECHEALTH/AMID-DCSTT/NMMO/01/08/2021
  • Centre Nelson Mandela Metro Office
  • Enquiries
    Ms P Makuluma Tel No: 041 391 8164
  • Where to submit application
    Nelson Mandela Metro Office – Post to: HR Office, Nelson Mandela Health District, Private Bag X 28000 Greenacres Port Elizabeth or hand deliver to Registry Office Nelson Mandela Health District Office (Old Walton Building) Conningham Street Parson Hill Port Elizabeth. Enquiries: Ms P Makuluma Tel No: 041 391 8164
  • Notes
    Applications must be posted on the new Z83 Form accompanied by copies of Qualification(s) inclusive of Matric certificate, Identity document, Proof of registration, proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, indicating three reference persons: Name and Contact Numbers, A relationship with reference, Furthermore, such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Applicants must note that further Personnel Suitability checks will be conducted on short-listed candidates and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal record checks. Reference checks will be done on nominated candidate(s). Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted by the Department of Health within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for these posts.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: 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 plus a post basic nursing qualification (Advanced Midwifery Nursing Science) with a duration of at least 1 year accredited with the SANC plus a minimum of 10 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. At least 6 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/ recognisable experience in the specific specialty after obtaining the 1-year post-basic qualification. At least 4 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/ recognisable experience at management level. Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and policies. Competencies: Own discipline, programme planning, implementation and evaluation, Information management, Quality assurance and improvement programmes. Skills: Leadership, Communication, Problem Solving, Computer Literacy. Behavioural attributes: Stress tolerance, Self-Confidence, Objective, and Empathic. A valid licence. Please note: Appropriate/recognisable experience in the context of these requirements also includes experience gained after registration in the particular discipline in a foreign country, and which registration is recognised by the SANC for registration in the particular discipline). DUTIES: Represent midwifery as a member of a DCST responsible for the delivery of quality health care for mothers, babies and children at all levels within a health district. Promote equitable distribution of resources and access to an appropriate level of care for all mothers, babies and children throughout the district. Maintain personal competency in maternal and neonatal health care. Primarily support district hospitals with all aspects of service delivery related to maternal and neonatal health care. Secondarily support clinics and community health centres with service delivery related to maternal and neonatal health care. Promote clinical effectiveness in all facilities through supporting outreach programmes and development, dissemination and implementation of clinical and nursing protocols and standard treatment guidelines aligned with national norms and standards. Facilitate and participate in the development, training and mentorship of health professionals in all facilities within the district. Support the training, development and mentorship of nursing and allied health professionals and community workers. Work with the District Management Team to establish and maintain systems including surveillance, health information, communication and referral guidelines and processes to support the delivery of services. Provide support to ensure appropriate infrastructure, equipment, resources and sundries for the provision of quality nursing care. Assist, support and participate in risk management activities for patients (e.g. critical event analysis, morbidity and mortality meetings), practitioners (e.g. infection control) and the organization (e.g. performance reviews). Assist, support and participate in clinical audit and quality improvement cycles in health facilities within the district. Implement effective monitoring and evaluation processes, effective use of data and appropriate reporting on outputs and health outcomes. Assist, support and participate in relevant research. Foster effective teamwork and collaboration within the DCST and with other professionals in the district involved in the delivery of maternity services. Enable engagement with the local community and relevant non-government organisations and private providers, promoting adherence to district clinical public health guidance as appropriate. Facilitate and ensure effective communication with all management structures within the district, the regional and tertiary hospitals as relevant as well as the provincial Department of Health. Present reg

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