Kzn Health Vacancies – Operational Manager Nursing

Website KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure completion of accident/incident reports as they occur and timeous reporting
  • Maintain intersect oral collaboration with other Government structures and provide support to Sukuma Sakhe Activities
  • Manage assets, consumables, and service effectively,
  • Manage and support education, in-service training, and orientation and practice development initiatives in the area, maintain professional growth and ethical standards and participation in training and research.
  • Deal with disciplinary and grievance matters including monitoring and managing absenteeism.
  • Assist and facilitate development Operational Plan, monitor the implementation and submit progress reports;
  • Maintain constructive working relationships with all stake holders i.e. inter-professional, the multidisciplinary team
  • Provide safe therapeutics environment that allows for practice of safe nursing care as laid down by Nursing act, Occupational and safety act.
  • Co-ordinate special projects and health promotion in line with the program goals of health calendar.
  • Compile Monthly, Quarterly statistics and other reports,
  • Participate in clinical audits in the PHC under the establishment of Mosvold District Hospital and ensure implementation of the quality improvement plans supported by strong work ethics
  • Ensure Batho Pele principles, National Core Standards and ideal clinic priorities are implemented
  • Manage, facilitate and co-ordinate provision of comprehensive package of service at PHC level, specialised nursing care, including priority programs and Quality
  • Improvement Programs, in conjunction within a professional and legal framework.

Job Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of Labour Relations Act
  • Coordination and Report writing skills
  • Thorough knowledge of quality assurance standards as directed by Negotiated Service Delivery Agreement, National Core Standards, Patient Rights Charter, Batho Pele Principles,
  • Leadership, supervisory, organizing, decision making, problem solving abilities skills
  • Appropriate understanding of Scope of Practice and nursing standards
  • Knowledge of nursing care processes and procedures
  • Demonstrate an in depth understanding of nursing legislation, related legal and ethical nursing practices and other relevant legislative frameworks governing in the Public Services

Qualification & Experience:

  • A minimum of nine (9) years appropriate/recognizable nursing experience after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing.
  • Degree or Diploma in nursing or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council(SANC) as a “Professional Nurse”
  • At least five (5) years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/ recognizable experience after obtaining the one 1 year post basic qualification in Primary Health Care.
  • Certificates of registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse and post basic qualification. • Proof of current registration with SANC (2022).
  • A post basic qualification with duration of at least 1 year in Curative Skills in Primary Health Care accredited with SANC.

Job Details:

Company: KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ingwavuma, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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