October 21, 2022

PROFESSIONAL NURSE SPECIALTY: ADVANCED MIDWIFERY

REF NO: SAH 07/2022

CENTRE : ST Andrews Hospital


REQUIREMENTS : Grade 1: Diploma/ Degree in General Nursing and Midwifery PLUS 1 year post
basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science. A
minimum of 4 years appropriate recognizable experience in nursing after
registration with SANC in general nursing and midwifery. Current registration
with SANC as a General Nurse and Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing
Science Grade 2: Diploma/ Degree in General Nursing and Midwifery PLUS 1
year post basic qualification in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing
Science. A minimum of 14 years appropriate recognizable experience in
nursing after registration with SANC in general nursing and midwifery. At least
10 years of the period mentioned above must be recognizable experience in
the specific specialty, after obtaining the one year post basic qualification in the
relevant specialty. Current registration with SANC as a General Nurse,
Midwifery and Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science. Skills:
Knowledge of nursing care and processes and procedures. Knowledge of
Public service regulations. Disciplinary code, human resource policies, hospital
generic and specific policies. Leadership, supervisory and good
communication skills. Team building and cross cultural awareness. Knowledge
of SANC rules and regulations. Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles and
patients’ rights charter.


DUTIES : Must be able to handle obstetric and emergencies and high risk conditions. To
execute duties and functions with proficiency within prescript of applicable
legislation. Provision of quality patient care through setting of standards,
policies and procedures. To participate in quality improvement programmes
and clinical audits. Uphold Batho Pele and patients rights principles. Provide a
safe, therapeutic environment as laid down by the Nursing act. Maintain
accurate and complete patient records according to legal requirements
Exercise control over discipline, grievance and labour relations issues. Manage
and supervise effective utilization of all resources e.g. Human, Financial,
material etc. Implementation and management of infection control and
prevention protocols. Assist with performance reviews i.e. EPMDS as well as
student progress reports. Maintain a plan to improve the quality of Nursing and
health care in operating theatre. Formulation of theatre policies to ensure good
practice. Ensuring the availability of the necessary basic equipment.


ENQUIRIES : Mrs MR Singh Tel No: 039 433 1955 Ext 211


APPLICATIONS : Should Be Forwarded: The Chief Executice Officer. St Andrews Hospital,
Private Bag X1010 Harding, 4680. Or Hand Delivery: 14 Moodie Street,
Harding 4680.


FOR ATTENTION : Human Resource Manager

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