Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R562 800 – R633 432 per annum. Other Benefits: 13th Cheque, Medical Aid (Optional), Housing allowance (Employee must meet prescribed requirements).
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: THH10/2021
  • Centre TownHill Hospital
  • Enquiries
    Mr. A.M. Ntombela (Nursing manager) Tel No: (033) 341 5517
  • Where to submit application
    To be forwarded to: Mr SW Zulu, The Human Resource Manager, TownHill Hospital, P.O. Box 400, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
  • Notes
    NOTE: An Application for Employment Form (Z83) must be completed and forwarded. This is obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website www.kznhealth.gov.za. Applicants must submit copies of Identity document, highest educational qualifications, certificate of service, professional registration certificates and a proof of current registration must be submitted together with your Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resource. People with disabilities should feel free to apply for these posts. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83, Please note that failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify the applicant. Please note that selected candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment screening and verification process including a CIPC (Companies Intellectual Property Commission) screening. Due to the large number of applications anticipated, receipts of applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be advised within 90 days of the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have a foreign qualification, which is the requirement of the post, evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation on application. Failure to comply will result in the applicant not being considered. (This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote representative in all levels of all occupational categories in the Department). Please note that due to financial constraints, there will be no payment of S & T claims.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Highest education qualification (Matric/Grade 12) or equivalent. Proof of current registration with the SANC as a General and Psychiatric Nurse PLUS postbasic nursing qualifications. Basic qualifications accredited with the SANC in terms of Government Notice 425 (i.e. Diploma /Degree in General and Psychiatric nursing) or equivalent post basics nursing qualifications, with duration of at least one (1) year accredited with the SANC in terms of Government Notice No.R212 in the relevant speciality. A minimum of nine (9) years appropriate / recognizable experience in nursing after registration Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing. At least five (5) of the period referred to above must be appropriate / recognizable experience after obtaining one (1) year post basic qualification in relevant speciality. A recognized experience at supervisory level. Certificate of service is also required obtainable from your Human Resource office. Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required Sound unit management, negotiations and problem solving skills. Knowledge of nursing care delivery approaches. Sound knowledge of scope of practice in the area of work performance. Ability to formulate patient care related policies. Good communication, leadership, interpersonal skills and conflict management. Team building supervisory / management and analytic skills. Working knowledge of Labour Relations and Disciplinary procedure and processes. Knowledge of Occupational health and safety, infection control, medical waste and risk assessment. DUTIES: Ensure management and leadership of the unit by providing written vison, mission and strategic objectives for the unit. Render efficient, professional quality nursing care at a unit management level in accordance with the scope of practice as laid down by the Nursing Act. Deals with grievance and labour relation issues in terms of laid down policies and procedures. Execute duties and functions with proficiency, in support of the aims and strategic objectives of the institution. Ensure keeping, maintaining and auditing of accurate and complete patient records. Exercise control and account for expenditure through ongoing efficient and effective control of financial, human and material resource. The proper utilization of resources and exercise care over government property. Liaise with the Multi – disciplinary team to ensure continuity of patient care. Promote and uphold professionalism standards to contribute towards improved patient care and staff relations. Co-ordination of optional, holistic specialised nursing care provided within set standards. Ensure that measures are in place to improve the quality of care and standards in the ward /department. Facilitate and ensure health promotion and rehabilitation in the ward /department. Manage staff performance in the ward /department. Organizes ward functioning through delegation and direct supervision of Nursing Personnel. Manage and evaluate performance standards ensuring that responsibilities are adhered to within the budget. Analyse the need for training and development of the staff, formulate and implement training development strategies and monitor the effectiveness of this training.

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