Kzn Department of Health Vacancies 2023 – Manager nursing

Website KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

Job Responsibilities:

  • Submit verbal and written reports timeously to the CEO.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exercise overall control over nursing care, including information and implementation of nursing programmes, execution and evaluation thereof.
  • Demonstrate hospital’s commitment to quality nursing care and ensure compliance with National Core Standards.
  • Ensure control of the selection, recruitment and development of nursing staff. Ensure control of disciplinary matters, grievances and labour issues.
  • Advise the CEO and management team on norms and standards of Nursing Practices.
  • Execute duties and function with proficiency, in support of aims and strategic objectives of the hospital and of the Department of Health.
  • Knowledge of Nursing Management and relevant policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of the public sector policies, acts and regulations
  • Mentorship and supervisory skills
  • Facilitate cost control in the utilization of both human and material resources.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft software packages.
  • Ensure that systems and processes are in place to support implementation of objectives.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Human Resources and Financial Management practices Knowledge of Labour Relations and Disciplinary procedures and processes
  • Sound Management, organization, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Facilitate clinical workshops and meetings to update nursing staff.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislations including the OHS Act.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and implement quality improvement initiatives and good governance.
  • Provide leadership and facilitate strategic planning, policy planning, development and implementation.

Job Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of the public sector policies, acts and regulations
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft software packages.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Human Resources and Financial Management practices Knowledge of Labour Relations and Disciplinary procedures and processes
  • Sound Management, organization, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Mentorship and supervisory skills
  • Knowledge of Nursing Management and relevant policies, regulations and procedures.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Current registration (2022) with the SANC;
  • Proof of working experience in the form of a certificate of service endorsed by Human Resource Management Component/Department.
  • A minimum of 10 years appropriate or recognizable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing;
  • At least 5 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate and recognizable experience at management level; and
  • Senior Certificate (Standard 10/Grade 12) or equivalent;
  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing or equivalent qualification (basic R425 qualification) that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse; Registration with the
  • SANC as a Professional Nurse;

Job Details:

Company: KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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