OPERATIONAL MANAGER NURSING: GRADE 1 (GENERAL: POSTNATAL, NEONATAL LOW CARE AND KMC)

Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services
SALARY : R520 560 (PN-A5) per annum
CENTRE : Worcester Regional Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.e.
degree/diploma in nursing and midwifery) or equivalent qualification that allows
registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional
Nurse and Midwife. Registration with a professional council: Current
registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional
Nurse and Midwife. Experience: A minimum of 7 years
appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as
Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Inherent requirements
of the job: Flexibility to perform after-hour and weekend standby duties for the
hospital. Willingness to work both day/night shifts, act on behalf of supervisor
and/or another member of the nurse management team. Willingness to
undergo the required training as prescribed in terms of the Choice on
Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1996. Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Managerial and leadership skills and values aligned with the WCG values:
integrity; innovative visionary; catalyst for change; self-awareness and
confidence; delegation; critical thinking; accountability; problem solving and
decision making. Clinical Governance, staff empowerment and development.
Human Resource and Financial Management – including computer literacy
(MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Knowledge in general nursing,
infection prevention and control and quality assurance. Knowledge in
midwifery, neonatology, and TOP. Knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining
to labour relationships, nursing legislation, related legal and ethical and
evidence-based nursing practices, relevant public sector policies and
protocols.
DUTIES : Responsible for the coordination and delivery of quality nursing care within the
Postnatal unit which includes gynaecology, TOP, neonatal low care and KMC
services and related OPD areas. Development, monitoring and implementation
of evidence based WCG/SANC/facility policies, guidelines, standards,
procedures, and regulations within nursing. Management of human, physical
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and financial resources – incl. staff performance, overtime, skills development,
labour relations and bed management. Effective and efficient functional
business unit management – incl. risk management, information management
to enhance service delivery and quality patient care.
ENQUIRIES : Ms VE Rulumeni Tel No: (023) 348-1496
APPLICATIONS : Applications are submitted online via www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs
(click “online applications”).
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Shortlisted
candidates could be subjected to a competency test on the day of the interview.
CLOSING DATE : 24 May 2024

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