Vacancies

Clinical Training Specialist

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Flora Hospital
Position
Clinical Training Specialist
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Clinical Training Specialist, based at Life Flora Hospital, reporting to Vasti van Niekerk, Surgical Nurse Manager. The successful candidates will be responsible for co-coordinating and delivering clinical nurse training to ensure competent qualified nurses and students in-training are in line with Life Healthcare strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs

Effective management of CPD & 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 competence

Effective management of the risk based 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 the 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
  • Assist College with practical examinations
  • 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
Requirements
  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing
  • Qualification in Nursing Education
  • Post registration nursing experience within relevant healthcare environment
  • 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
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Ethical behaviour
Tel
011 470 7740
Email
Flora.Recruitment@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Friday, November 15, 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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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.


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