Tuesday , February 27 2024

GPG Vacancies 2023 – Head of Department in Community Nursing Sciences

Website Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following specific tasks: Co-ordinate the provision of education and training of student nurses. Manage clinical learning exposure of students at clinical practice. Develop and monitor implementation of quality assurance programmes. Orientate, support, supervise and appraise staff members in the academic department. Participate in the presentation of academic programmes (theory and clinical practice). The incumbent will also be required to supervise and moderate the theoretical and practical examinations. Provide academic support to students. Develop, review and evaluate the curriculum of academic programmes. Initiate and/or participate in nursing research. Collaborate with other stakeholders and build a sound relationship within the Department. Initiate and/or participate in nursing research. Participate in continuing professional development in Nursing Education and in own field of practice. Serve as a chairperson/member on applicable academic/ management committees. Prepare and deliver reports as required. Exercise control and supervision of staff. Facilitate training and guidance of staff. Participate in daily Management of the college. Facilitate budget needs for the Community Nursing Science Department. Collaborate with stakeholders and building of strong relationships with other departments.

Job Requirements:

A Grade 12/National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification. A Basic qualification accredited with SANC in terms of Government Notice R425 (Degree in Nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with South African Nursing Council (SANC) as Professional Nurse. Degree in any Nursing field. Degree/Diploma in Nursing Education registered with the SANC. Degree/Diploma in Nursing Administration registered with the SANC. Master’s Degree in Nursing. Diploma in Community Nursing Science. Diploma in Primary Health care (PHC). A minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing/Midwife. A minimum of 5 years, of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience in Nursing Education after obtaining the post–basic qualification in Nursing Education. Knowledge: Knowledge of relevant Acts and legislations, Code of ethics and Professional Practice of South African Nursing Council. Knowledge in Human Resource and Finance management. Knowledge of procedures and processes related to examinations and management of data/records. Problem solving and analytical thinking skills. Good communication skills, leadership skills, supervisory skills, report writing and presentation skills. Ability to work in a team and under pressure. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s license.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Provincial Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Soweto, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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