Jobs in Health – Quality Improvement Mentors

Website Department of Health

Job Description:

It is the Department’s intension to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filing of this post with a candidate whose transfer /promotion / appointment will promote representivity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-service training and workshops as necessary.
  • Provide mentoring on quality managers at health establishment as well as with staff responsible for implementation of quality improvement plans.
  • Provide guidance and oversight of each step of the Quality Improvement (QI) process to ensure successful implementation of quality improvement methodology.
  • Identify gaps on self-assessment and OHSC inspection results.
  • Provide one-to-one mentoring and quality management to managers and staff and quality management activities, e.g quality management structures within hospitals.
  • Facilitate and integrate service delivery within and between health establishment and services.
  • Implementation of a coordinated approach and integration of provision of quality patient care.
  • Implement activities to support the clarification of the facilities with OHSC.
  • Guide the process of development of quality improvement plans.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of nursing processes and procedures, nursing statutes, and other relevant legal frameworks such as Nursing Act, Health Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Patient Rights Charter, Batho-Pele principles, Public Service Regulations, Labour Relations Act and Disciplinary Code and Procedure.
  • Good communication (verbal and written), research, leadership, organizational, decision making, interpersonal, public relations, negotiating, conflict management, counseling and computer skills (MS Office package), Willingness to work irregular hours and ability to travel frequently.
  • A four year Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Nursing plus registration with the HPCSA.
  • principles and techniques, OHSC inspection processes and understanding of the District Health Services (DHS).
  • A valid driver’s license.

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least three (3) years experience in middle management in health care services, quality management, implementation o quality management

Job Details:

Company: Department of Health

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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