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Registered Nurses (Re-advertisement)

Higher Health - Various Areas, Nationwide

Full-Time | Nursing

Closing date yi 1st ka July 2020

Higher Health Registered Nurses (Re-advertisement) Various Areas

Purpose

Registered Nurses in the following provinces:

  • X4 Eastern Cape (2 PE & 2 Mthatha)
  • X2 Western Cape (based in Cape Town)
  • X4 KwaZulu Natal (2 eThekwini and 2 Majuba)
  • X3 Gauteng & North West (based in Centurion)
  • X2 Limpopo (based in Polokwane)
  • X2 Mpumalanga (based in Nelspruit)
  • X2 Free State (based in Bloemfontein)
  • X1 Northern Cape (based in Kimberly)

Purpose:

  • The primary focus of this role is to promote health & wellness to students. The incumbent will be based at TVET’s or Universities and will be required to travel to different campuses in urban and rural based colleges. He/she must be knowledgeable and experienced in the conducting COVID19 screening & testing, HTS, TB, STI and provision of contraception amongst others etc. Assessing how each facility conducts every aspect of HTS, TB, STI & COVID19 as well as waste management and data recording.

Requirements

  • A 3-year National diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science
  • Registration with the South African Nursing Council or HPCSA
  • At least 1 - 2years relevant nursing experience
  • Experience in the public health sector would be advantageous.

Skills & Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills and confidence
  • Attentive to detail
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Mid-level computer skills essential
  • Ability to utilize available data to provide appropriate recommendations;
  • A valid driver’s licence essential
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task combined with ability to prioritize tasks and ability to learn quickly.

Responsibilities

Service delivery:

  • Conducting screening as well as testing on COVID19
  • Developing & implementing awareness campaigns on COVID19 and other health and safety programs at campus level with Campus Health & Wellness Coordinators
  • Conducting HIV/TB & STI testing for students and staff
  • Assessing and providing contraception and family planning to students & staff
  • Assisting TVET & University structures as well district DOH teams in contact tracing of COVID19 positive students & staff
  • Linking students to care on COVID19, HTS, TB & STI and conduct follow ups

Communication and advocacy:

  • Participating in various trainings with district health, Higher Health training programs
  • Participating in district health forums and AIDS councils with Campus health & wellness coordinators
  • Participating in local forums with Campus Health & Wellness coordinators
  • Liaising with relevant partners for support

Health Safety & Wellness:

 

  • Developing disease prevention programs, such as smoking cessation, exercise, and healthy eating programs for students & staff
  • Observing and assessing the work environment for potential dangers and hazards; overseeing and implementing emergency and disaster preparedness programs and planning
  • Serving as a gatekeeper for healthcare services, including rehabilitation and disability matters, GBV, LGBTQI etc.
  • Assisting with counselling of students on physical and mental health issues and guiding them toward community resources and/or other assistance programs

Administration:

  • Maintaining general facilities administration at both campus & provincial office level
  • Waste disposal in accordance to health regulations
  • Maintaining stock control & administration of storage of supplies & commodities
  • Ensure that specimen handling, collection & delivery is strictly in accordance with the health regulations

Data Reporting:

  • Maintaining a register for reporting of stats of students and staff attended to daily
  • Documenting all students & staff illnesses and injuries
  • Developing reports as per DOH and Higher Health reporting templates
  • Submit daily, weekly, monthly reports of student & staff health status as agreed with Management.

Additional Information

  • If you have already applied, there is no need to reapply.

Application form:

Download full vacancy pdf:

Cofa apha.

Lomsebenzi ufakwe ngu Siseko Gwegwe nge 25 ka June 2020