Clinical Training Specialist

at Life Rosepark Hospital
Location 57 Gustav Cres, Fichardt Park, Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Bloemfontein



A vacancy exists for a Clinical Training Specialist at Life Rosepark Hospital, reporting to the Nursing Standards Manager, Lida Oberholzer. The successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating and delivering clinical nurse training to ensure competent qualified nurses and students-in-training in line with LHC strategic 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 bases in-service training programs (including quality)


Plan, co-ordinate and monitor risk based in-service training programs

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

Ensure quality clinical accompaniment to our post basic Operating Theatre Nursing students at UFS and to all groups of our ODA students

Execute Theatre training plan for the year and ensure targets are reached

Ensure situational training takes place as the situation arises

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 and at least 5 years post registration Hospital / Theatre experience is essential.

Post basic Operating Theatre Nursing Science qualification is essential.

Post basic qualification in Nursing Education is essential.

Must be registered with SANC accordingly.

Proven clinical leadership expertise is important.

Specific knowledge and understanding of the legislation governing the practice of nursing.

Knowledge of nursing education systems and legislation is a pre-requisite.

Understanding of change management principles.

Facilitation and assessment skills are essential.

Computer proficiency is important.

Must have a driver’s license.


Interested candidates can send their CV