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  • Reference Number: refs/011486
  • Directorate: Nursing
  • Number of posts: 1
  • Package : R 949 482.00 – R 1 068 666.00. per annum (all package inclusive)
  • Inquiries: Mrs. Mafisa FF Tel No: (012) 529 3873

Requirements :

Basic 425 qualification (i.e. diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse. Registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse and proof of current registration. Diploma/Degree in Nursing Administration/Management registered with SANC. A minimum of 10 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General nursing. At least 5 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience at the management level. South African Nursing Council Annual Practicing Certificate. Verified proof of experience. 

Less than one year from the experience of candidates appointed from outside the public service after complying with registration. Must have sound management, communication, and good interpersonal skills. Computer literacy. In-depth knowledge and understanding of Health-Related Acts, Nursing Regulations, Guidelines, and Labour Relations policies. Must be willing to work beyond the call of duty.

Duties :

Provide guidance and leadership towards the realization of strategic goals and objectives of the Nursing service division. Lead and give direction to nursing services and overall control of quality patient care. To put systems in place to ensure that service delivery meets the required standards as laid down in the policies, procedures, and strategic goals of the Gauteng Department of Health.

 Provide professional, technical, and management support for the provision of quality patient care through proper management of the nursing care programs. Develop standard operating procedures for safe patient/client care and monitor the implementation thereof. Develops and implementation of policies, programs, regulations, procedures about nursing care. 

Collaborate with other team members in the hospital to identify actual and potential risks. Implement and ensure compliance to Nursing Strategy, Regulated Norms, and Standards as well as Ideal Hospital Realisation Framework within the area of responsibility. Human resource development and management of personnel within area of responsibility. Manage performance within areas of responsibility. 

Proactively identifies continuing professional development (CPD). Ensure implementation of out and In-reach programs within the catchment and referral areas of the Institution. Assist with a budget, Human resources, and equipment management within the area of responsibility.

 Participate in Research projects to improve the quality of care. Implement a strategic plan for nurse education, training, and practice. Monitor and report deliverology statistics. Participate actively in institutional engagements and contribute. Establish, maintain and participate in interprofessional and multi-disciplinary teamwork that promotes efficient and effective health care. Manage and utilize resources following relevant directives and legislation. Advocate and ensure the promotion of Nursing Ethos and Professionalism.

Notes :

NOTE NB: CLOSING TIME WILL BE 12H00 ON THE CLOSING DATE: The Provincial Government of Gauteng is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity in employment, especially of race, gender, and disability. Applications must be submitted on a new updated Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or the website and must be completed in full, failure to do so will result in your application being not considered.

 Applicants are advised that until 31 December 2020 the ‘previous’ application for employment (Z83) form will be applicable, however from 1 January 2021, a new application for employment (Z83) form will be effective. Should an individual wish to apply for a post on or after 1 January 2021, he/she will be required to submit the new application for employment form (Z83) which can be downloaded at From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using the incorrect application form employment (Z83), it will not be considered. Recently certified copies of qualifications, ID copy, and a CV must be attached. Original certification should be no more than six months. The specific reference must be quoted. 

Applications can be delivered to Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital, 3111 Setlogelo Drive, Ga-Rankuwa, 0208 Nurses Home Block 13 (HR Registry) or posted to Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital, Private Bag X422, Pretoria 0001 or Apply online at It is a legislative requirement that all newly appointed staff members are subjected to Personnel Suitability Check (PSC)- Verification, upon appointment within the department.

This verification process entails reference checks, identity verification, qualification verification, criminal records check. Successful candidates will be subjected to OHS medical surveillance as required by HBA regulations within OHS Act 85 of 1993.

Employer: Department of Health

Location: Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital

Closing Date: 22-07-2021

Criteria Questions

Do you have a minimum of 10 years of appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing? At least 5 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience at a management level?

Do you have current registration with SANC?

Do you have a Diploma/Degree in Nursing that allows registration with SANC?

Please Notes :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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