Kzn Department of Health Vacancies – Speciality NICU

Website KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement standards, practices and indication for Maternal and Child Health Care
  • Implement maternal, neonate and child health care programmes
  • Ensure the Saving the Mother / Baby recommendations are being implemented
  • Improve the health systems for mothers and babies
  • Deal with grieviances and labour relations issues in terms of prescribed policies and procedures
  • Ability to negotiate with other stake holders, engage in problem solving and conflict management
  • Improve the Data Management system and ensure timeous submission to Facility Information Officer
  • Implement strategies for infection prevention and control measures
  • Develop and implement quality assurance progress policies and operational plans
  • Participate in PMDS for staff members
  • Participate in PPIP meetings and develop Quality Improvement Projects
  • Manage effective utilization of resources in the unit
  • Strengthen Reproductive Health and Post Natal services
  • Strengthen the resuscitation services in the unit
  • Support the Mother Baby Friendly Initiatives

Job Requirements:

  • Work effectively, co-operatively amicably with persons of diverse intellectual, cultural, racial or religious differences
  • Demonstrate effective communication with patients, supervisors and other clinicians including report writing when required
  • Demonstrate an understanding of nursing legislation and related legal and ethical nursing practices
  • Work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure good nursing care
  • Able to plan and organize own work and that of support personnel to ensure proper nursing care
  • Perform a clinical nursing practice in accordance with the scope of practice and nursing standards as determined by the relevant health facility

Qualification & Experience:

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification Diploma/Degree in General Nursing Midwifery.
  • Proof of current registration with SANC (2022) as a Professional Nurse and midwifery. A post-basic nursing qualification with a duration of at least 1 year accredited with SANC in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Science
  • A minimum of 4/four years appropriate/recognizable experience after registration with SANC as a General Nurse and Midwifery

Job Details:

Company: KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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