KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health – Professional Nurse: General Nursing (x1592)


TO: DISTRICT MANAGERS
HOSPITAL MANAGERS, COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE MANAGERS
HEADS OF INSTITUTIONS
HEAD OFFICE MANAGERS
VACANCIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CIRCULAR MINUTE No.N02/2020
The contents of this Circular Minute must be brought to the notice of all eligible applicants including those who have
resigned from the Public Service.
DIRECTIONS TO CANDIDATES:-

  1. The following documents must be submitted:-
    (a) Application for Employment Form (Form Z.83), which is obtainable at any Government Department
    OR from the website – www.kznhealth.gov.za.
    (b) Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of identity document, highest educational qualifications and
    professional registration certificates – not copies of certified copies.
  2. The Reference Number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z.83.
    NB: (a) Failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify applicants. (b) The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from the NIA to the following checks
    (security clearance, credit records, qualification, citizenship and previous experience verifications).
    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 05 JUNE 2020
    HEAD: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    KWAZULU-NATAL
    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: KWAZULU-NATAL
    (This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote
    representivity in all levels of all occupational categories in the Department.)
    NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribe Application for
    Employment form (Z83) which must be originally signed and dated. The
    application form (Z83) must be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum
    Vitae, certified copies of certificates, Identity Document and Driver’s
    Licence (not copies of previously certified copies). The Reference Number
    must be indicated in the column (Part A) provided thereof on the Z83 form.
    NB: Failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify
    applicants. Persons with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post.
    The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from the NIA to
    the following checks (security clearance, credit records, qualification,
    citizenship and previous experience employment verifications). Applicants
    are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment is received
    within 3 months after the closing date, they must accept that their
    applications were unsuccessful.
    POST : PROFESSIONAL NURSE: SPECIALITY NURSING: ICU AND HIGH CARE: SIX (6)
    MONTHS FIXED TERM CONTRACT
    AREA : ICU & High Care (Covid – 19)
    CENTRE NUMBER
    OF
    POSTS
    REFERENCE NO. CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE NO ADRESS
    EThekwini
    District Health
    Office
    600 ICU
    400 High
    Care
    N04/2020 District Manager 031 240 5300 P/bag X54318
    Durban 4000
    Physical Address:
    83 Jan Smuts
    Highway Mayville
    Durban
    Umgungundlovu
    District Health
    Office
    200 ICU N05/2020 District Manager 033 897 1000 P/bag X54318
    Durban 4000
    Physical Address:
    83 Jan Smuts
    Highway Mayville
    Durban
    Ilembe District
    Health Office
    50 ICU N06/2020 District Manager 032 437 3500 P/bag X10620
    Stanger 4450
    Physical
    Address:King Shaka
    Centre, 2nd and 3rd
    floor, KwaDukuza
    King Cetshwayo
    District Office
    150 ICU
    200 High
    Care
    N07/2020 District Manager 035 787 0633 P/bag X20034
    Empangeni 3910
    Physical Address:
    Corner 2nd Lood
    Avenue and Chrome
    Crescent Empangeni
    UGu District
    Health Office
    50 ICU N08/2020 District Manager 039 688 3000 P/bag X735, Port
    Shepstone, 4240
    Physical Address:
    41 Bisset Street Port
    Shepstone. Main
    entrance is on
    Nelson Mandela
    drive
    Amajuba District
    Health Office
    50 ICU N09/2020 District Manager 034 328 7000 B/bag X 6661,
    Newcastle,2940
    Physical Address: 38
    Voortrekker Street
    Grade 1: R383 226.00 per annum, PLUS 13th cheque, medical- aid (optional), Housing Allowance
    (employees must meet the prescribed requirement)
    Experience : A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognizable experience as a General Nurse.
    Grade 2: R471 333.00 per annum, PLUS 13th cheque, Housing Allowance (employees must meet the
    prescribed requirement), medical Aid Optional
    Experience: A minimum of 14 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as
    Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing.
    At least 10 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience in the
    speciality after obtaining the one year post basic qualification in the relevant speciality.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
     Degree/Diploma in General Nursing plus
     One (1) year post basic qualification in critical Care ( for speciality in Critical Care) Plus
     Minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognizable experience as General Nurse
     Current registration with SANC as General Nurse and relevant specialty
    RECOMMENDATION:
     Relevant experience in Intensive Care Unit will be an added advantage
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, TRAINING, COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
     Knowledge of Public Service Policies, Acts and Regulations.
     Knowledge of code of conduct, Labour Relations, Conflict Management and negotiation skills
     Ability to function within a team.
     Skills in organizing, planning and supervising.
     Knowledge of Batho Pele principles and patients rights charter
    KEY PERFORMANCES AREAS:
     Provide comprehensive, quality nursing care to patients/clients in a Critical Care unit in a costeffective, efficient manner.
     Assist in planning, organising and monitoring of objectives of the specialised unit.
     Manage all resources within the unit effectively and efficiently to ensure optimum service delivery.
     Able to plan and organise own work and that of support personnel to ensure proper nursing care.
     Display a concern for patients, promoting and advocating proper treatment and care including
    awareness and willingness to respond to patient’s needs, requirements and expectations (Batho
    Pele).
     Work as part of the multidisciplinary team to ensure good nursing care.
     Demonstrate effective communication with patients, supervisors and other clinicians, including
    report writing when required.
     Ensure compliance with all National, Provincial and Professional prescripts in order to render a
    safe patient service and improve client satisfaction.
     Participate in the analysis and formulation of nursing policy & procedures.)
     Assist in EPMDS evaluation of staff, within the unit and participate in the monitoring of training
    and development of staff.
     Participate in the analysis and formulation of nursing policies and procedures.
     Provide direct and indirect supervision of all staff within the unit and give guidance.
     Order appropriate level of consumables and monitor utilization.
     Ensure that all equipment in the unit is adequate and is checked and in working order.
     Provide for a safe, therapeutic and hygienic environment.
     Work effectively and amicably, at supervisory level, with persons of diverse intellectual, cultural,
    racial or religious differences.
     Demonstrate an understanding of Human Resource and Financial Management Policies and
    Procedures.
     Monitor and evaluate the care and management of all Patients and ensure the maintenance of
    accurate and complete patient records.
    POST : PROFESSIONAL NURSE: GENERAL NURSING: SIX (6) MONTHS FIXED TERM
    CONTRACT
    AREA : Quarantine and Isolation (Covid – 19)

CENTRE NUMBER
OF
POSTS
REFERENCE NO. CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE NO ADRESS
Amajuba Health
District Office
50 N10/2020 District Manager 034 – 3287005 P/bag X6661,
Newcastle, 2940
PhysicalAddress:38
Voortrekker Street
eThekwini Health
District Office
1592 N11/2020 District Manager 031 – 2405427 P/bag X54318
Durban 4000
Physical Address:
83 Jan Smuts
Highway Mayville
Durban
Harry Gwala
Health District
Office
20 N12/2020 District Manager 039 – 8348284 P/bag X502, Ixopo

Physical
Address:111
Margaret Street,
Ixopo
Ilembe Health
District Office
216 N13/2020 District Manager 032 437 3500 P/bag X10620
Stanger 4450
Physical
Address:King Shaka
Centre, 2nd and 3rd
floor, KwaDukuza
King Cetshwayo
Health District
Office
101 N14/2020 District Manager 035 787 0633 P/bag X20034
Empangeni 3910
Physical Address:
Corner 2nd Lood
Avenue and Chrome
Crescent Empangeni
Ugu Health District
Office
120 N15/2020 District Manager 039 688 3000 P/bag X735, Port
Shepstone, 4240
Physical Address:
41 Bisset Street Port
Shepstone. Main
entrance is on
Nelson Mandela
drive
Umgungundlovu
Health District
Office
164 N16/2020 District Manager 033 8971078 P/bag X9124
Pietermaritzburg
3200
Physical
Address:171
Hoosen Haffajee
(former Berg) Street,
Pietermaritzburg
Umkhanyakude
Health District
Office
40 N17/2020 District Manager 035 5721390 P/bag X026, Jozini,
3969
Physical
Address:Jozini main
street, opposite the
Post Office
Umzinyathi Health
District Office
91 N18/2020 District Manager 034 2999100 P/bag X2052 Dundee
3000
Physical
Address:34 Wilson
Street Dundee
UThukela Health
District Office
40 N19/2020 District Manager 036 631 2217 P/bag X9958,
Ladysmith, 3370
Physical Address:
32 Lyell Street,
Ladysmith
Zululand Health
District Office
20 N20/2020 District Manager 035 874 0600 P/bag X81 Ulundi
3838
Physical Address:
King Dinizulu
Highway,
Grade 1: R256 905.00 per annum, PLUS 13th cheque, medical- aid (optional), Housing Allowance
(employees must meet the prescribed requirement)
Experience : No experience required.
Grade 2: R315 963.00 per annum, PLUS 13th cheque, Housing Allowance (employees must meet the
prescribed requirement), medical Aid Optional
Experience: A minimum of 10 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as
Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Grade 3: R383 226.00 per annum, PLUS 13th cheque, Housing Allowance (employees must meet the
prescribed requirement), medical Aid Optional
Experience: A minimum of 20 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as
Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 Degree/Diploma in General Nursing plus
 Current registration with SANC as General Nurse
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, TRAINING, COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
 Knowledge of Public Service Policies, Acts and Regulations.
 Knowledge of code of conduct, Labour Relations, Conflict Management and negotiation skills
 Ability to function within a team.
 Knowledge of Batho Pele principles and patients rights charter
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:-
 Provision of quality nursing care through the implementation of standards.
 To develop and ensure implementation of nursing care plans.
 To participate in quality improvement programmes and clinical audit.
 To uphold the Batho Pele and patients rights charter principles.
 Maintain accurate and complete patient records according to legal requirements.
 Participate in staff, student and patient teaching.
 Exercise control over discipline, grievance and Labour Relations issues according to laid down
policies and procedures.

NB: APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUMBITTED TO THE RESPECTIVE DISTRICT OFFICE. VIRTUAL
INTERVIEWS WILL BE DONE AT LOCAL INSTITUTIONS