PROFESSIONAL NURSE: CRITICAL CARE (SPECIALTY NURSING STREAM) REF NO: PN CRIT CARE (SPEC NURS STREAM) /1/2021 (X7 POSTS)
Department: Critical care (Adult) + Neonatal ICU
SALARY: Grade 1: R383 226 per annum plus 13th cheque: Housing Allowance-Employee to meet prescribed requirements: Medical Aid: optional
Grade 2: R471 333 per annum13th cheque: Housing Allowance-Employee to meet prescribed requirements: Medical Aid: optional
CENTRE : Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
REQUIREMENTS: R425 Degree/ Diploma in Nursing or equivalent qualification and 1-year post basic qualification in Critical care Nursing Science. Current registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse and Critical Care specialist. A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognizable post-registration experience as a General Nurse. Experience Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognizable experience in Nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC is required. Experience Grade 2: A minimum of 14 years appropriate/recognizable experience in Nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General nursing is required. At least 10 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience in the specific Specialty after obtaining the 1-year post basic qualification in the Critical Care speciality. Recommendation: Basic Midwifery diploma will be an added advantage. 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 organize 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. Provision of nursing care in critical care areas. Internal rotation of staff within the relevant speciality will be exercised according to patients need. The incumbent will also be expected to do night duty. Participate in quality improvement projects that will improve patient care outcomes. Act as a shift leader in the Unit when necessary. Perform duties as delegated by the supervisor of the area.
ENQUIRIES: Ms. NO Mkhize Tel No: (031) 240 1063
APPLICATIONS: 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.
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. Certified copies of ID documents, Std 10, educational qualifications, certificates of service and professional registration certificates (not copies of 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. 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. 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 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.
CLOSING DATE: 12 March 2021