Vacancies

Clinical Training Specialist - Specialised Units

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Position
Clinical Training Specialist - Specialised Units
Introduction

An exciting vacancy exists for a Clinical Training Specialist, based at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital. The successful candidate will report to Carina Griessel, Senior Nurse Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and delivering clinical nurse training to ensure competent qualified nurses and students-in-training in line with LHC 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 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
Requirements
  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing (with registered appropriate specialization)
  • Post registration nursing experience within relevant healthcare environment
  • Current registration with SANC
  • Registered Assessor with SANC (Highly recommended)
  • 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
Competencies
  • 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)
Contact

Debra Choice

Email
debra.choice@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Saturday, August 13, 2022

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Please note that Life Healthcare has a mandatory Covid vaccination policy.

Only vaccinated external candidates will also be considered.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.


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