Western Cape Government Department of Health Vacancies 2022 – Operational Manager Nursing (Speciality: Trauma and OPD)


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Operational Manager Nursing (Speciality: Trauma and OPD)

Employment Type: Permanent

Reference No: MHS307/2022

Eerste River Hospital, Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services

A minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognisable 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/recognisable experience in the speciality after obtaining the 1-year post-basic qualification in Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Care Nursing Science: Trauma/Emergency or Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Care Nursing: General.
Minimum Educational Qualification:
Basic R425 qualification (i.e. diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as Professional Nurse. A post-basic nursing qualification with duration of at least 1 year, accredited with the SANC in in Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Care Nursing Science: Trauma and Emergency or Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Care Nursing: General.
Ms MM Luphondo, Tel no. 021 902 8010/57
Registration With A Professional Council:
Registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse.
Competencies (Knowledge/Skills):
Sound knowledge and understanding of the Emergency and Trauma department policies, guidelines and SOP’s, and Nursing and Health Services related Acts, Legislation and Policies. Computer literacy (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) Knowledge and skills in conducting research and compiling comprehensive reports. Good verbal and written communication skills in at least two of three official languages of the Western Cape Good managerial, supervisory, motivation, negotiation, interpersonal, problem solving, change management, decision making, disciplinary and conflict management skills. Good leadership and organizational skills and ability to function under pressure
Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs):
Supervise, support, guide, and lead staff to render quality care in the trauma and emergency department at your facility. Manage and monitor proper utilization of human, financial and physical resources Participate in the formulation, monitoring and implementation of policies, guidelines, practices, standards operating procedures, programmes and regulations pertaining to Nursing Care Initiate and participate in training and development and research within the Trauma and Emergency unit and nursing department, and provision of support to Nursing Services
Inherent Requirement Of The Job:
Willingness to work shifts, weekends, public holidays, night duty, and perform overtime as required.
R 571 242 (PN-B3)-R 642 933 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
10/14/2022 12:00:00 AM
Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.

  • It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.
  • It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:
  • available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and
  • bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.
Closing date: 11/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

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