Clinical Facilitator (Critical Care) – Gatesville, Cape Town

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Job Description


Current registration with SANC as a Registered General Nurse or equivalent qualification.
Postgraduate diploma in Medical/Surgical Nursing: General or equivalent as accredited by SANC
5 years proven work experience in a multi-disciplinary Intensive Care Unit including Cardio Thoracic, Neurosurgery, Vascular, General Surgery and Medical is essential.
Postgraduate diploma in Nursing Education or equivalent as accredited by SANC
Assessorship certified
A working knowledge of Trauma, Midwifery and Paediatrics
Knowledge of scope of practice of all Nursing categories as well as the regulations of the SANC
Previous experience as an educator / facilitator /mentor would be advantageous
Excellent communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, organisational and problem-solving skills
Commitment to initiate and implement continuous improvement projects
An established interest in staff development
A critical aptitude with regard to patient quality care
Driver’s license / own transport
Excellent MS Office computer skills, i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
Flexible shifts to accommodate all shifts.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reports to the Nursing Services Manager
Responsible for the facilitation of teaching and learning of the theoretical and clinical component in a clinical setting
Integral part of the Critical Care team with the primary focus of bed side teaching through demonstration, job shadowing, role modelling mentoring and guidance at the bedside of all processes
The integration and mitigation of risk management at the bedside will be a primary objective to reduce risk to the group and improve patient outcomes
Provide services for both the in-service and formal clinical training programs through the coordination of learning opportunities, at both the formal and informal level
Support evidence-based practice by encouraging participation in research.
The Clinical Facilitator will play an integral role in the upskilling of staff to use equipment, ethical and consumables safely in accordance safely in accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines.
Assess staff competence according to Groups standards and protocols
Plan, prepare, implement, and manage the education and training requirements of new employees and rerouted staff
Design and implement CPD program
Support and facilitate staff and students to reach specific learning objectives