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A job opportunity

A job opportunity exists for the right candidate in Western Cape
The Department of Health and Wellness is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government.
Assistant Manager Nursing (Specialty Unit: Operating Theatre)
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: GSH45/2020
  Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory
A minimum of 10 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. At least 6 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 relevant specialty. At least 3 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience at management level.
Minimum educational qualifications:
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. Post-basic nursing qualification with a duration of at least 1 year accredited with the SANC in Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Operating Theatre Nursing.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. In-depth knowledge and understanding of nursing legislation, related legal and ethical practices and guidelines, relevant public sector legislation, People Management and Finance policies and procedures. Excellent problem solving, conflict resolution and leadership skills. Ability to work independently and under pressure.
Mr A Mohamed, tel. no. (021) 404-2071
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Provide innovative leadership in the allocated area (Operating Theatre and Recovery Room) to realise the strategic goals and objectives of the Nursing Division. Coordinate the provision of person-centered care by setting standards, as well as involvement in policy and guideline development. Monitor the standard of nursing care, as well as guidance and participation in improvement projects with regards to quality of care. Effective management of human and financial resources. Coordinate the provision of effective training and research to ensure professional growth and adhere to ethical standards.
Registration with a professional council:
Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
Inherent requirement of the job:
Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.
R 614 991 - R 692 166 Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
9/11/2020 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 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: 10/2/2020 12:00:00 AM