Nov 26, 2018

Clinical Training Specialist

  • Life Healthcare
  • Cape Town
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Clinical Training Specialist
Life Kingsbury Hospital
Clinical Training Specialist
A vacancy exists for a Clinical Training Specialist, based at Life Kingsbury Hospital, Cape Town reporting to Filomena Borrageiro, Nursing Standards Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing and managing the risk based hospital specific education and training strategy and ensuring all programmes and outputs are aligned to company goals and objectives.

Critical Outputs
Effective management of CPD & other programs for qualified nurses

Plan, co-ordinate and participate in nursing competency requirements of the hospital and nursing function strategy
Provide coaching and mentoring to staff to ensure clinical competence
Effective management of the risk based in-service training programs (including quality)
Plan, co-ordinate and monitor risk based in-service training programmes
Participate in incident investigation
Participate in hospital quality projects, provide feedback, identify deviations and take remedial action where necessary
Identify risks and competence in use of products through in-service training
Effective management of internal and approved external student clinical programs (i.e. planning, facilitating and evaluating)

Participate in the selection process of internal and external students
Ensure the correct management of student administration and resources
Identify relevant learning opportunities and facilitate clinical skills development
Provide feedback on the progress of the students both to the Learning Centre and HOD
Support students with research projects in the hospital environment
Effective research on relevant clinical practices

Identify and formulate a plan of action relating to clinical delivery problems
Effective marketing of the nursing profession

Participate in the marketing of the professional image of the nursing profession
Participate in marketing initiatives with students and learning centres in order to promote nursing as a career
Participate with students in community events to promote the hospital
Diploma/Degree in Nursing (with appropriate specialization)
Post registration nursing experience within relevant healthcare environment
Nursing Education qualification
Recent experience in ICU and A & E/Trauma -post grad diploma preferable
Proven clinical leadership expertise
Specific knowledge and understanding of the legislation governing the practice of nursing
Knowledge of nursing education systems and legislation
Understanding of change management principles
Facilitation and assessment skills
Computer proficiency
Drivers license and car to travel between the College and Hospital
Willing to do hospital call Monday to Friday to cover the hospital after hours
Wiling to work flexi-time (will be required to train staff at night)
Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication skills
Drive & energy
Excellence orientation
Ethical behaviour
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Leading by example
Motivating and developing people
Susan Gibbs

021 670 4034

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