Friday , December 1 2023

Netcare Jobs – Clinical Nurse Specialist

Website Netcare

Job Description:

The Clinical Nurse Specialist focuses on the delivery of quality competent nursing care. The incumbent acts as a clinical resource and leader in a particular clinical specialty, performing functions at an advanced level competently and consistently. Sound and contemporary knowledge of the area of specialty, together with an advanced understanding of professional nursing, health care delivery and programme planning, allows the CNS to fulfil the following primary roles:

  • Advanced clinical care
  • Consultation as a source of expert knowledge
  • Clinical teaching of staff and learners
  • Research
  • Leadership

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the ongoing research, development and review of best practice in the specialty
  • Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals
  • Co-operate and collaborate with other hospital departments to provide appropriate support services.
  • Acts as a resource in the clinical specialty as a result of advanced and broad knowledge and skills in that specialty
  • Allocate staff members in a manner that promotes optimal use of staff to provide appropriate nursing care for the individual patient regarding his / her needs and specialised skills needed by the nursing staff member
  • Adjust staff levels to provide for acuity level needs
  • Active involvement in own professional development to maintain a satisfactory level of skill and knowledge
  • Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures
  • Work effectively and co-operatively with others to establish and maintain good working relationships that are mutually beneficial.
  • Develop collaborative relationships to help accomplish work goal
  • Maintain and encourage effective communication and interaction within the unit, other members of the multi-disciplinary team and the public.
  • Foster good interpersonal relations and public relations while interpreting / applying the philosophy, goals, objectives, policies and procedures

Job Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of general / specialized nursing theory and practice
  • Extensive knowledge of modern nursing care principles and practices in the highly specialised field

Qualification & Experience:

  • Diploma in critical care or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification
  • A post basic qualification in the area of specialty, or evidence of competent experience in that field, together with contemporary skills and knowledge of that specialty
  • Relevant experience in Clinical teaching
  • Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice requirefrom all accredited bodoes and appropriate health legislation;
  • Previous experience in a Clinical area is essential with 5 and above years’ experience

Job Details:

Company: Netcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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