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PROFESSIONAL NURSE SPECIALTY – OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY REF NO: GJGM58/2023 (X 5 POSTS)
SALARY: Grade 1: R431 265 per annum Grade 2: R528 696 per annum
CENTRE: General Justice Gizenga Mpanza Regional Hospital
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 1: Diploma/ Degree in General Nursing and Midwifery. One year post-basic qualification in Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science (Advanced Midwifery). A minimum of four (4) years of appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing and Midwifery. Grade 2: Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery. One year post-basic qualification in Midwifery and Neonatal Science (Advanced Midwifery).
A minimum of fourteen (14) years of appropriate/recognizable experience in Nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing. At least ten (10) years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience in the Obstetric and Gynae specialty after obtaining the one (1) year post-basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery. Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Knowledge of Nursing Care, Processes and Procedures, Nursing Statues and other relevant legal frameworks such as Nursing Acts, Health Act, Patient Rights Charter, Batho Pele Principles, Public Service Regulations, Disciplinary Codes and Procedures in the Public Service. Leadership, organizational, decision-making, problem solving and interpersonal skills within the limits of the Public Sector. Personal Attitudes, Responsiveness, Professionalism, Supportive, Assertive and must be a team player.
DUTIES: Provision of optimal, holistic specialized nursing care with set standards and within a Professional legal framework. Ensuring clinical nursing practice by the nursing team in accordance with the Scope of Practice and nursing standards as determined by the relevant health facility. Implement activities aimed at the improvement of women’s health. Ensure high-quality nursing care is rendered to all clients accessing maternal services in the facility by considering CARMA objectives, ESMOE, KINC, Helping Babies Breath (HBB)and safe Caesarian checklist. Ensure that other antenatal care programs i.e. BANC are implemented to enhance antenatal care to all pregnant women.
Ensure implementation and integration of HAST programmes in O&G departments within the facility. Ensure accurate and proper record keeping for statistic purposes. Ensure adherence to the principles of IPC practices in the unit. Assess and identify the relationship between normal physiological and specific system alterations associated with problems, disorders and treatment in the pregnancy, labour, puerperium and neonates. Plan, implement, management and monitor according to identified problems. Implement plan of action in obstetric emergency situations according to protocols and guidelines.
Evaluate the response to management. Participate in training, monitoring and research with a view to increasing the body of knowledge in the midwifery practice. Able to identify, report and assist doctors in the management of obstetrics emergencies. Ensure compliance to quality, IPC, Ideal Hospital realization and maintenance (IHRM) and Norms and Standards. Promote, instil and maintain discipline, professionalism and work ethics among employees. Manage the utilization and supervision of resources. Demonstrate an in depth understanding of legislation and related ethical nursing practices and how this impact on service delivery. Maintain a constructive working relationship with multidisciplinary team members.
ENQUIRIES: Matron DS Khanyezi (Assistant Nurse Manager) Tel No: (032) 437 6382
APPLICATIONS: Applications should be directed to: Deputy Director: HRM, Private Bag X10609, Stanger, 4450 or hand delivered to: The Human Resource Department, General Justice Gizenga Mpanza Regional Hospital, Corner of Patterson & King Shaka Street, Stanger, 4450. NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Application for Employment form (Z83) obtainable at any government department or from the website www.kznhealth.gov.za which must be originally signed, initialled and dated. Applications received on the incorrect Z83 will not be considered. All required information on the Z83 must be provided. Failure to complete or disclose all information will automatically disqualify the applicant.
The Z83 should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV only (with detailed experience). Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resources. Faxed applications will not be considered. Persons with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post. The appointments are subject to positive outcomes obtained from the State Security Agency (SSA) to the following checks (security clearance (vetting), criminal clearance, credit records, citizenship), verification of Educational Qualifications by SAQA, verification of previous experience from Employers and verification from the Company Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).
Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation (when shortlisted). Applicants: Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, submit separate applications for each post that you apply for.
Please take note that due to the large number of applications received, applications will not be acknowledged. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Management reserves the right to allocate employee. GJGM Regional Hospital is an equal opportunity, affirmative employer, whose aim is to promote representivity in all occupational categories in the institution. Due to cost-cutting measures, S&T and Resettlement will not be paid to eligible candidates due departmental budgetary constraints. CLOSING DATE: 25 August 2023