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Programme Coordinator (Infection, Prevention and Control)

Sedibeng District Health
6 days ago
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Job Description


Requirements :

  • Diploma/Degree in nursing) that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse. An appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. An additional qualification in IPC is required. Experience in Infection, Prevention and Control. A valid driver’s licence. Good communication skills (verbal and written). Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team. Computer Literacy.

Duties :

  • Coordinate and ensure effective sustainable infection prevention and control programme within the district. Establish a system to monitor the implementation of Infection Prevention and Control policy guidelines by healthcare facilities in Sedibeng District Health and facilitate the review of existing protocols/SOPs. Establish and support the Infection Prevention and Control committees in healthcare facilities. Ensure Implementation of multimodal improvement strategies. Assist and support management to ensure that the quality management walkabout programmes. Provide support to improve compliance, implement improvement action plans, provide awareness/adherence to policies and work procedures. Comply with legislation & Bylaws relating to the portfolios. Investigate all Healthcare-Associated Infections. Review infection control practices in the facilities and simplify and streamline processes. Waste management operational functions. Facilitate and manage compliance of internal and external audits. Ensure staff receives structural and unstructured education and training on IPC to achieve compliance. Participate in the Provincial Policy Development. Mitigate risks through prevention & continuous improvement program. Monitor and publish measurement statistics

Notes :

  • Applications can be dropped off at 2nd Floor HR – Johan Heyns , Vanderbijlpark. Applications can be dropped off at 2nd floor HR Office, Johan Heyns Vanderbijlpark. Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 form, fully completed, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. (Please refer to the left side of Z83 special notes for clarity), it must be initialled and signed. On the Z83 the Department where the position was advertised it should state the Department of Health. According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 19 of 2022, applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications, service certificates and other relevant documents on application but must submit 151 a fully completed Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The Curriculum Vitae should be recently updated to specify the following: All experience should be in chronological order indicating the position, institution and respective dates indicating the starting and ending period (DD/MM/YYYY). The information on the new Z83 must be in sync with the Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required/requested to submit certified copies of qualifications, service certificates, and other relevant documents on or before the interview and candidates in possession of a foreign qualification will be required to furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 of which one must be immediate supervisor, the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary. Failure to submit all the relevant information preceding the statement above will result in disqualifying the candidate. Identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, and employment verification. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. The Department reserves the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

  • Enquiries :
    Assistant Manager Quality Assurance Tel:(016)950 6174.