Nurse Educator

at West Rand Learning Centre
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Education
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg

Description

 

A vacancy exists for a Nurse Educator, based at West Rand Learning Centre, reporting to Hetty Smit, Regional Education Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for producing competent and qualified nurses to meet the needs of LHC and external healthcare providers by facilitating nursing education programs.

 

Critical Outputs

Ensure the effective recruitment and selection of learners by

 

Co-ordinating various recruitment drives to schools, conducting information sessions with potential learners, screening student applications and participating in selection interviews

Effective registration of learners with regulatory bodies by

 

Ensuring complete registration of learners with SANC and obtaining proof of registration.

Ensuring examination entry of learners who comply with SANC entry requirements, submitting necessary documentation to SANC and obtaining proof of examination entry

Ensuring completion of training, capturing clinical and theoretical hours per learner and completing necessary documentation for registration of qualification with SANC

Ensure the effective facilitation of nursing programs by

 

Planning and co-ordinating resources and methods for specific training programs

Participating in clinical forums to ensure theory/practical correlation, participating in program workshops and facilitating modules and learning units according to training schedule

Driving learner research projects, reviewing learner feedback forms and providing program evaluation feedback to Nursing Education Specialist

Ensure effective assessment (theory and practical) of learners by

 

Participating in setting of tests and examinations and in formative evaluations in a clinical setting

Conducting assessments with learners according to the assessment schedule and where applicable, with Clinical Training Specialists

Marking assessments and clinical workbooks, collating and capturing learner results, identifying gaps and planning for remedial action where necessary

Recognising learners who demonstrate high levels of academic performance and ensuring learners are rewarded accordingly

Ensure the professional socialization of learners by

 

Inducting and orienting of learners into college and nursing culture

Monitoring completion of Professional Socialization tools

Ensure effective relationship building with internal and external stakeholders by

 

Participating in Unit Manager meetings to discuss learner progress and interacting regularly with Nursing Managers

Participating in NEA meetings and communicating with regulatory bodies

Participation in curricula development by

 

Providing program evaluation and curricula review and modification to Nursing Education Specialist and participate in the development of and piloting of new modules, revised clinical instruments and workbooks

 

Requirements

 

Relevant post graduate Degree or Diploma in Nursing Education is essential.

Experience in nursing education and post basic training of 3- 5 year is preferred.

Preference will be given to a candidate that holds a post basic qualification and relevant Masters’ degree.

Registration of all qualifications as well as an additional qualification as an Assessor and Moderator qualification with the South African Nursing Council is essential.

Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.

Computer proficiency (MS Office packages) is essential.

A post graduate qualification in Management is recommended.

Driver’s license and ability to travel is essential.

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading by example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)

 

Interested candidates can send their CVs