Clinical Training Specialist Theatre Qualified

Life Rosepark Hospital
Clinical Training Specialist Theatre Qualified

A vacancy exists for a Clinical Training Specialist Qualified at Life Rosepark Hospital, reporting to the Nursing Standards Manager, Lida Oberholzer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating 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
  • Ensure quality clinical accompaniment to our post basic Operating Theatre Nursing  students at UFS and to all groups of our ODA students
  • Execute Theatre training plan for the year and ensure targets are reached
  • Ensure situational training takes place as the situation arises
  • 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 and at least 5 years post registration Hospital / Theatre experience is essential.
  • Post basic Operating Theatre Nursing Science qualification is essential.
  • Post basic qualification in Nursing Education is essential.
  • Must be registered with SANC accordingly.
  • Proven clinical leadership expertise is important. 
  • Specific knowledge and understanding of the legislation governing the practice of nursing.                                        
  • Knowledge of nursing education systems and legislation is a pre-requisite.
  • Understanding of change management principles.
  • Facilitation and assessment skills are essential.                                                                          
  • Computer proficiency is important.                 
  • Must have a driver’s license.       

Esmarelda Benade

051 505 5519
086 646 7529
Closing date
Friday, December 13, 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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