Clinical Training Specialist

at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Location Alexandra Rd, Pinelands, Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town



An exciting vacancy exists for a Clinical Training Specialist, Theatre Trained, based at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital. The successful candidate will report to the Theatre Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating 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 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 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 research on relevant clinical practices


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 specialisation)

Post registration nursing experience within relevant healthcare environment

Current registration with SANC and Registered Assessor with SANC

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




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading my example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)

Ethical behaviour


Interested candidates can send their CV