PROFESSIONAL NURSE: SPECIALTY NURSING STREAM – ORTHOPAEDIC WARD

  • 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 Other Benefits: 13th cheque, Housing Allowance: employee to meet prescribed requirements. Medical Aid: optional
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: PN (SPEC NURS) ORTHOPAEDIC /2/2021
  • Centre Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
  • Enquiries
    Mrs NO Mkhize Tel No: (031) 240 1063
  • Where to submit application
    All applications must be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, and should be placed in the application box situated at Security at the entrance to the Management Building at IALCH or posted to Private Bag X03, Mayville, 4058.
  • Notes
    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.Copies of ID documents, Std 10, educational 118 qualifications, certificates of service and professional registration certificates need not be certified as only shortlisted candidates will be requested to supply certified copies and proof of current registration must be submitted together with your CV. Original signed letter from your current employer, confirming current and appropriate work experience related to the requirements and recommendations of the advert. People with disabilities should feel free to apply for the posts. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83, e.g. ref APRO/1/2006. Please note that failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify applicants. Please note that the selected candidate It is the applicant’s responsibility to have the foreign qualification, which is the requirement of the post, evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation on application. Failure to comply will result in the application not being considered 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 we receive, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be advised within 60 days of the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful. Please note that due to financial constraints, there will be no payment of S&T Claims.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : Degree/Diploma in General Nursing and 1 year post basic qualification in Orthopaedic Nursing (R212). Registration with SANC as Professional Nurse and Orthopaedic Nurse. Current registration with SANC as General Nurse and Orthopaedic Nurse. A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognisable post registration experience as a General Nurse. Grade1: Experience: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognizable experience in Nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing is required. Grade 2: Experience: A minimum of 14 years appropriate/recognisable experience in Nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with SANC in General nursing is required. At least 10 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience in the Orthopaedic Nursing Speciality after obtaining the 1 year post basic qualification in the relevant speciality. Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of nursing legislation and related legal and ethical nursing practices. Possess communication skills for dealing with patients, supervisors and other members of the multi-disciplinary team including the writing of reports when required. Good human relations displaying a concern for patients, promoting and advocating proper treatment and care including a willingness and awareness to respond to patient’s needs, requirements and expectations (Batho Pele). Ability to plan and organise own work and that of support personnel to ensure proper nursing care. DUTIES : Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure good nursing care that is cost effective, equitable and efficient. Perform a quality comprehensive clinical nursing practice in accordance with the scope of practice and nursing standards determined by IALCH and relevant prescripts. Implementation of all programs that promote good health outcomes in surgical; trauma and orthopaedic nursing. Internal rotation of staff within the relevant speciality will be exercised according to patient’s needs. Night duty will be implemented. Acts as shift leader in Unit when necessary. Perform duties as delegated by the supervisor of the area.

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