Clinical Training Specialist

Life Groenkloof Hospital
Clinical Training Specialist

A vacancy exists for a Clinical Training Specialist, based at Life Groenkloof Hospital, reporting to Nursing Standards Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing, managing the risk based hospital specific education, and training strategy and ensuring all programs and outputs are aligned to company goals and objectives.

Critical Outputs
  • Participate in the identification and planning of the nursing component of the WSP according to requirements of the hospital and in line with the Nursing function strategy.
  • Effective management of clinical programs for learners
  • Plan & co-ordinate CPD and other programs for qualified nurses as well as competency based assessment of staff
  • Effective management of the risk based in-service training programs (including quality)
  • Effective people development program
  • Plan & co-ordinate clinically-related risk based in-service training programs, monitor compliance to risk related training strategy, actively participate in incident investigation, co-ordinate and facilitate preventative training programs and participate in hospital quality projects.
  • Ensure competence in use of products through in-service training to facilitate compliance.
  • Identify risks, in all of the above, and implement corrective action where necessary.
  • 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 in collaboration with relevant Learning Centre and manage the student administration and resources.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and facilitate clinical skills development with relevant stakeholders, identify learning opportunities, plan and co-ordinate clinical placement, clinical accompaniment and clinical assessment and submit required documentation.
  • Participate in HOD meetings to provide feedback on student progress, drive completion of professional socialisation tool with Unit Managers and drive student feedback on learning experience to relevant Learning Centre.
  • Identify research projects for students and provide support in hospital environment and participate in regional research days with relevant Learning Centre Manager.
  • Identify gaps related to clinical delivery and conduct appropriate investigation, formulate plan of action to address gaps, document information and make results available.
  • Participate actively in the marketing of the professional image of Nursing within the community and act as a role-model for the Nursing profession, which includes visible clinical care.
  • Participate actively in marketing initiatives, together with students and relevant.
  • Grade 12 National Senior Certificate
  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing
  • Education qualification compulsory
  • Post registration nursing with 2 years working 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
  • Drivers license
  • 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
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)
Closing date
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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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