Clinical Training Specialist

Life Queenstown Private Hospital
Clinical Training Specialist

A vacancy exists for a Clinical Training Specialist, based at Life Queenstown Private Hospital, reporting to, Nursing Standard Manager The successful candidate will be responsible for in service training and/or student training programs according to the Life college of learning programs.

Critical Outputs

• Effective management of CPD and other programs for qualified nurses
• Plan, co-ordinate and participate in nursing competency requirements of the hospital and nursing function strategy
• Provide coaching and mentoring to staff to ensure clinical competency
• Effective management of the risk bases in service training programs (including quality)
• Plan, co-ordinate and monitor risk based in service training programs
• Participate in incident investigation
• Participate in hospital quality projects, provide feedback, identify deviations and take remedial action where necessary
• Identify risks and competence in use of products through in service training
• Effective management of internal and approved external student clinical programs (i.e. planning, facilitating and evaluating)
• Participate in the selection process of internal and external students
• Ensure the correct management of student administration and resources
• Identify relevant learning opportunities and facilitate clinical skills development
• Provide feedback on the progress of the students both to the Learning Centre and HOD
• Support students with research projects in the hospital environment
• Effective research on relevant clinical practices
• Identify and formulate a plan of action relating to clinical delivery problems
• Effective marketing of the nursing profession
• Participate in the marketing of the professional image of the nursing profession
• Participate in marketing initiatives with students and learning centres in order to promote nursing as a career
• Participate with students in community events to promote the hospital


• Diploma/Degree in Nursing (with appropriate specialization)
• Post registration nursing experience within relevant healthcare environment would be an advantage
• Current registration with SANC and Registered Assessor with SANC
• Proven clinical leadership expertise
• Specific knowledge and understanding of the legislation governing the practice of nursing
• Knowledge of nursing education systems and legislation
• Understanding of change management principles
• Facilitation and assessment skills
• Computer proficiency
• Drivers license
• Nursing education would be an advantage


• Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
• Resilience
• Engaging diversity
• Verbal & written communication and presentation
• Influencing
• Drive & energy
• Excellence orientation
• Ethical behaviour • Building relationships
• Customer responsiveness
• Organisational awareness


Sipho Ndima

047 505 5782
Closing date
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.
External candidates will also be considered.
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