PROFESSIONAL NURSE (SPECIALTY) GRADE 1 & 2

  • Full Time
  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
  • Health KwaZulu-Natal posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 11, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R383,226.00 - R383,226.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R383 226 per annum Grade 2: R471 333 per annum Plus 12% Rural Allowance, 13th Cheque, Medical Aid (Optional) and Housing Allowance (Employee must meet prescribed requirements)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: VRH 18/2021
  • Centre Vryheid District Hospital (Orthopaedic Medical Services)
  • Enquiries
    Mrs Khumalo NJ Tel No: 034 9822111 Ext 5916/11
  • Where to submit application
    All applications should be posted to: The Human Resource Management, Vryheid District Hospital, Private Bag x 9371, Vryheid, 3100
  • Notes
    The contents of this Circular Minute must be brought to the notice of all eligible officers and employees on your establishment of all Institutions. Institutions must notify all candidates who qualify for post in this circular minute even if they are absent from their normal places of work to apply. Direction to Candidates: The following documents must be submitted: Application for Employment form (Z83) which is obtainable from any Government Department OR from the website - www.kznhealth.gov.za.The applicants must submit copies of qualifications and Identity document – not copies of certified copies, Identity document and driver’s license (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The 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 107 communication from HR. Curriculum Vitae. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83 and on the back of the envelope, e.g. Ref 13/2018. NB: Failure to comply with the above instructions will be disqualify applicants. Person with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post. The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from the NIA the following checks (security clearance, credit records, qualification, citizenship and previous experience employment verification). Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must attach an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) to their applications. Non – RSA Citizens /Permanent Residents/Work permits holders must submit documentary proof together with their Applications. Due to the large number of applications, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. However, correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Please note that due to financial constraint no S&T claims will be considered for payment to the candidates that are invited for an interview. African Male are encouraged to apply. Recommendation: The Employment Equity Target is an African Male.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate B degree/National Diploma in General nursing and Midwifery or equivalent qualification that allows registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse. Registration certificates with SANC in General Nurse, Midwifery and Orthopaedic Nursing Science. Proof of current registration with the SANC. Proof of current/previous work experience endorsed and stamped by the employer(s) must be attached. Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years appropriate / recognizable nursing experience after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Grade 2: A minimum of 14 years appropriate / recognizable nursing experience e after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. At least 10 years of the period referred above must be appropriate / recognizable experience after obtaining the 1- year post-basic qualification in the relevant specialty. Knowledge, Skills, Training And Competencies Required: Knowledge of Public Service Policies, Acts and Regulations. Knowledge of code of conduct, Labour Relations, Conflict Management and negotiation skills. Ability to function within a team. Skills in organizing, planning and supervising. Knowledge of Batho Pele principles and patients’ rights charter. DUTIES : Provision of quality nursing care through the implementation of standard. To develop and ensure implementation of nursing care plans. To participate in quality improvement programmes and clinical audit. To uphold the Batho Pele and patients’ rights charter principles. Maintain accurate and complete patient records according to legal requirements. Participate in staff, student and patient teaching. Exercise control over discipline, grievance and Labour Relations issues according to laid down policies and procedures. Manage and supervise effective utilization of all resources e.g. human, financial, material. Accepts the increased responsibility and accountability of an advanced nurse practitioner. Takes personal accountability for decisions made an actions taken and /or omissions in the course of care delivery. Implement orthopaedic nursing care and maintains ethical codes of the profession for quality assurance while practising within the provision of relevant legislation. Participate effectively in the implementation of the health policies and advocate for the rights of the health care users as related to orthopaedic nursing. Promote health and safety in the work place by employing and initiating appropriate risk management strategies to prevent incidents. Assesses e surgically compromised patient physiologically, psychologically and socially to arrive at an orthopaedic nursing intervention.

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