Jun 06, 2018

Quality Assurance Registered Nurse - CT

  • CareWorks
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Nurse

Job Description

EXPERIENCE Workplace wellness programmes including NCD’s and HIV

Facilitation and education with the ability to deliver training
Postgraduate training in Primary Health Care Nursing or Public Health is highly desirable; Diploma in HIV/AIDS management or NIMART training would be advantageous.
Working knowledge of SA DoH HIV/AIDS/STI/TB guidelines with 3-5 years’ experience working as a Clinical Trainer/Mentor/Facilitator in an HIV setting;
Have played a role or managed the implementation and sustainability of quality assurance programme or as a master-trainer in the Rapid Test Quality Improvement Initiative (RTQII);
Registration with the South African Nursing Council;
Valid Driver's License (own vehicle for daily use is essential)
Must be able to speak fluent Afrikaans, as a first language

Inherent requirements of the position:
Meticulous administrative skills;
Extensive travel in Western and Northern Cape;
Strong facilitation skills with the ability to engage in on-on-one sessions
Understanding the dynamics of donor-funded programmes in relation to HIV/Aids prevention programmes;
Knowledge of correct inventory management in relation to rapid-HIV test and peripherals;
Knowledge of Proficiency Testing, both HIV Serology and Immunology;
Knowledge of Independent Quality Control (IQC);
Understanding the value of cold-chain management;
Ability to work under pressure and prioritise;
Friendly disposition with good time management skills;
Good client liaison skills;
Fluent in English and Afrikaans, with African languages being beneficial;
Effective communicator;
Knowledgeable to the procurement requirements for the department;
Analytical ability (reasoning and questioning);
Good verbal and written communication skills;
Results orientated;
Strong time management skills;
Ability to write reports
Systems & Applications skills and knowledge (MS-Word & Excel essential, CareWorks -Dashboard;
Ability to multi-task and have a great attention to detail; and
The incumbent must be current on the SANC registry

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Facilitation sessions provided at client’s workplace sites throughout the Western and Northern Cape regions
Sessions are provided at each workplace site and require the incumbent to travel extensively for a 2-week period, every quarter
Support of on-site peer educators through monthly call cycles and daily telephonic support, when required
From time-to-time the incumbent would be required to represent the company at stakeholder meetings, e.g.: DoH, NHLS, and other partners;
When and if needed, the incumbent may be asked to perform site visits, either locally or at sites in differing provinces where our programmes are facilitated;
Ensure the continuous enrolment to external quality assurance initiatives; such as Proficiency Testing;
Coordinate the distribution of Proficiency Testing Panels and the timeous submission of results to Head Office;
Engage the respective district health pursuant to:
Introduce CareWorks as a prevention partner;
Introduce the designated Linkage Officer;
Coordinate with the local authority, the dispensing of commodities;
Coordinate the submission of statistics to the local authority;
Coordinate with the Regional Training Centre and other external training partners pursuant to continuous professional development of field-staff;
Where necessary, facilitate internal training modules
Monitor and ensure the correct and consistent application of Internal Quality Assurance; including
The correct storage and transport of IQC-panels;
Frequent ordering of IQC Panels
Correct and consistent recording of IOC results
Discordant incidence
Record the incident;
Fast-track the analysis of the ELISA; if authorised
Investigate and document the circumstances which lead to the discordant;
Collaborate with the call-centre to engage the affected client, pursuant to provide the result

POSITION Quality Assurance Registered Nurse
LOCATION Newlands, Cape Town
REPORTS TO Quality Assurance Manager
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Contract – Event Based Linked to Funding
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Dip / Degree in Nursing (3-year)

To apply:
Submit your application to email address below
Your application must contain ALL of the following:
A cover letter motivating your application

Submit your up to date CV
Salary expectation

Please take note of the following before submitting an application:

Ensure that you meet the all of the requirements of the position (educational, inherent requirements as well as required experience)
Unless otherwise stated CareWorks will not pay relocation costs for candidates who wish to take up a position in another town or province

Please note:
CareWorks reserves the right not to fill this vacancy and to withdraw the advertisement for this position at any stage during the recruitment process
We are committed to the principles of transformation and employment equity

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