GPG Vacancies Department of Health 2023 – Nursing Assistant Grade 1

Website Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Responsibilities:

Measure, interpret and record vital signs, give health education, sustain nutritional status of patients. Prepare for diagnostic and surgical procedures and provide elementary nursing care by assisting with daily living such as good hygiene, nutrition and maintenance of good comfort under supervision of professional nurse and within the scope of practice as defined by SANC. Escort patients for clinical procedures. Demonstrate basic understanding of nursing legislation and related legal ethical nursing practices.

Job Requirements:

Requirements: Grade 12 or equivalent, One (1) year Nursing Assistant Certificate that allows registration with South African Nursing Council (SANO. Current registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as Nursing Assistant. Proof of SANC receipt (2022). Knowledge of Nursing care processes and procedures, nursing statute and other relevant legal framework such as: Nursing Act, health Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Batho Pele Principles, Patients’ rights Charter and Responsibilities, public Service Regulations, Labour Relations Act, disciplinary code and Procedure, Grievance Procedure etc. Competency: Perform an elementary clinical nursing practice in accordance with the scope of practice and nursing standards as determined by relevant health facility. Promote quality elementary nursing care as directed by relevant health facility. Skills: Good communication skills, Ability to function as part of a team, Good interpersonal skills, Team player, Initiative, Cooperation, Pro-activeness and responsiveness. Must be prepared to work shifts, including night duty, weekends and public holidays.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Provincial Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Germiston, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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