• Full Time
  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
  • @Health KwaZulu-Natal posted 7 days ago
  • Posted : May 10, 2022 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R450,939.00 - R507,531.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 177107
  • Offered Salary R450 939 - R507 531 per annum. 13th Cheque, Medical Aid (optional subject to employee must meet prescribed requirements) and Housing Allowance (subject to employee must meet prescribed requirements). Rural Allowance (based on daily claim basis).
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: KCD 05/2022
  • Centre King Cetshwayo District Office
  • Enquiries
    Mr MN Mbatha Tel No: 035 787 6203
  • Where to submit application
    Please forward application quoting the reference number to the Human Resource Department, King Cetshwayo District Office, Private Bag X20034, Empangeni, 3880 or hand delivered to King Cetshwayo Health District Office, 2 Lood Avenue Empangeni Rail, Human Resource Department
  • Notes
    Application must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Form Z.83), which is obtainable at any Government Department or from the website – must be accurately completed and signed. Reference Number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z.83, Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, copies of identity document, educational qualifications and professional registration certificates – certified copies will only be requested from shortlisted applicants. Persons with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post. Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must attach an evaluation/verification certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) or other regulating bodies to their applications. Non- RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident/ Work Permit holders must submit a documentary proof together with their applications. This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote representatively in all levels of all occupational categories in the Department. The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from the NIA to the following checks: security clearance, credit records, qualification, citizenship and previous experience verifications. Failure to comply with the 128 aforementioned instructions wills results to your application being disqualified. Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment is received within 3 months after the closing date, they must accept that their applications were unsuccessful.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Senior Certificate (Grade 12), Diploma or Degree in Nursing Science that allows registration with SANC as a Registered Nurse, Minimum of 7 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration with SANC as a Registered Nurse in general nursing. Current registration with SANC (2020), Computer Literacy (certificate or proof of competency to be attached on the application), Unendorsed valid driver’s licence, Proof of current and previous working experience endorsed and stamped by Human Resource or Employer (must also be attached on the application), 1 post basic qualification is in Primary Health Care Nursing and HIV Management qualification is recommended. DUTIES: Ensure that clinical strategies to manage health conditions contained under the PMTCT are implemented in all Institutions/Facilities. Monitor PMTCT indicators which measure health practices in institutions and communities and provide support and report on findings to district health management team by conducting support visits. Participate in district and sub- district perinatal review meetings. Assist facilities develop quality improvement plans for the PMTCT and ensure their implementation. Ensure availability of PMTCT guidelines in all the facilities. Participate in quality improvement programmes reviews e.g. Ideal Clinic, Mother Baby Friendly Initiative, etc. Contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of integrated District Operational plan for MNCWH programme. Participate in the development of the District HAST Business plan. Ensure efficient use of PMTCT budget by participating in the finance meetings. Represent the district in PMTCT meetings. Ensure highly motivated and well developed health care force by conducting trainings and continuous support visit. Provide mentorship and coaching to Nurses. Oversee institutional health practices to ensure that these meet minimum basic standards thereby attaining provincial and national health care targets. Conduct on site in-service trainings during support visits. Provide a verbal and written report to the facilities for proper follow up on gaps identified during support visits. Advocate for PMTCT and Nutrition issues in all health platforms. Plan, organise and conduct community rallies and events that convey health messages and practices which support elimination of vertical transmission of HIV quarterly. Network with other provincial departments and NGO’s to provide support to the PMTCT programme. Perform other duties assigned by immediate supervisor or other senior managers.

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