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PROFESSIONAL NURSE (X8 POSTS)
SALARY: Grade 1: R431 265 per annum. Plus 13th cheque: Housing AllowanceEmployee to meet prescribed requirements: Medical Aid: optional Grade 2: R528 696 per annum. Plus 13th cheque: Housing AllowanceEmployee to meet prescribed requirements: Medical Aid: optional.
CENTRE: Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12/Matric/Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification. Degree / Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery. Certificate of registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse and midwife. One (1) year post-basic qualification in Critical Care Nursing Science accredited by SANC. Current registration with SANC as General Nurse, Midwife and Critical Care Nursing (SANC receipt 2023). Proof of experience/certificate endorsed by HR Department.
NB: Proof of current and previous experience (Certificate of service) stating the relevant experience endorsed and stamped by HR will be requested only to the shortlisted candidates. Experience: Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognizable experience in Nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with SANC in General nursing is required. Grade 2: A minimum of 14 years appropriate/recognizable 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/recognizable experience in the specific Specialty after obtaining the 1 year post basic qualification in the specialized field. Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of nursing legislation and related legal and ethical nursing practices. In-depth knowledge on procedures, policies, prescripts related to nursing care.
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 prioritize matters related to work and patient care. Skills: Leadership, organizational, decision making, problem solving abilities within the limits of the public sector and interpersonal skills. Personal attributes: responsiveness, communication skills for dealing with patients, professionalism, supportive, assertive, writing of reports when required and must work within multi-disciplinary team.
DUTIES: Provision of optimal, holistic specialized nursing care with set standards and within a professional/legal framework. Effective utilization of resources. Participation in training and research. Provision of support to nursing services. Maintain professional growth/ethical standards and self-development. Display a concern for patients, promoting and advocating proper treatment and care including awareness and willingness to respond to patient needs, requirements and work as part of a mulita-disciplinary team to ensure good nursing care that is cost effective, equitable and efficient. Strengthen ethics and professionalism.
Provide a therapeutic environment for patient’s staff and public. Advocate for quality care of patients. Ensure unit compliance with infection prevention and control as well as Occupational health and safety. To nurse critically ill patients who are ventilated, on Haemodialysis and continuous-veno venous Haemodialysis (CVVHD). Maintain accreditation standards by ensuring compliance with Norms and Standards, Ideal hospital framework and Make me look like hospital project. Attend meetings, workshops and training as assigned supervisor. Participate in quality cycles and quality improvement projects to improve patient outcomes. Be cognisant of measures to prevent patient safety incidents and litigation. Assume shift leader role when necessary or as delegated by supervisor. Participate in staff development using EPMDS System and other work related programmes and training.
ENQUIRIES: H Ndemera – Assistant Manager Nursing Tel No: (031) 2401063
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. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of qualifications, proof of registration and other relevant documents will be requested from shortlisted candidates only which may be submitted to HR on or before the day of the interview. Original signed letter from your current employer, confirming current and appropriate work experience related to the requirements and recommendations of the advert to be submitted only when shortlisted.
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. It is the short-listed candidate’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 or before the day of the interview.
Failure to comply will result in the application not being considered. 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: 25 August 2023