Operational Manager (General) – 6 Vacancies

Posted on :

8 Sep, 2014

Category :

Management Jobs in South Africa

Directorate: Nursing
SALARY : R319 473 per annum (plus benefits)
CENTRE : Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital


REQUIREMENTS : Basic R425 qualification (i.e. Diploma or Degree in Nursing) that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional nurse. minimum of (7) years appropriate/recognized experience in Nursing after registration as a Professional nurse with SANC and at least three (3) years of the period above must be appropriate/recognized experience at Nursing Management level.


Must be in possession of a Diploma in Nursing administration / Management or Health care management obtained from a recognized institution. competencies/knowledge/skills: Application of legislations and Health related Acts and Ethical Nursing Practices.

Knowledge of and ability to describe the effective application of the scope of practice for different categories of Nurses. Ability to plan, organize, lead and co-ordinate the nursing services in the Hospital. Develop and monitor the implementation of Nursing services that promotes the Rights of Patients.

Good communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrate basic understanding of human resources, disciplinary procedure as well as financial management policies, guidelines and practices. Basic computer literacy and report writing skills is essential. Must have a valid driver’s license.


DUTIES : Lead and give direction to nursing services and overall control of quality patient care in the Unit. Provide Professional, technical and management support for the provision of quality patient care through management of nursing care programs. Advocate the promotion of nursing ethos and professionalism.

Develop and monitor the implementation of policies, programs, regulations, practices, protocols / procedures and standards pertaining to nursing care. Establish, maintain and participate in inter-professional and multi-disciplinary team for effective and efficient health care.

Manage and monitor the utilization of Human Resources and Finances in accordance with relevant directives and prescripts. Participate in Hospital Executive decision-making body. Collaborate with other team members in the Hospital to identify actual and potential risks.



Support Nursing and Health care research to improve the quality of care. Lead the implementation of the National Core Standards (NCS).Proactively identifies continuing professional development (CPD) requirements for nurses and midwifes. Actively participate in the implementation of national strategic plan for nurse education, training and practice 2012-2017.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. RE Du Preeze, Tel No: (012) 529 3575

APPLICATIONS : Applications must be submitted on Z83 form with certified copies of ID and Certificate of qualifications and CV to Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital 3111 Setlogelo Drive, Ga-rankuwa or posted to Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital Private Bag X442 Pretoria, Or Apply online at www.gautengonline.gov.za

CLOSING DATE : 19 September 2014

Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The Completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document( no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


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