Chief Professional Nurse




Johannesburg, South Africa

Date Posted

September 12, 2019


Job Type



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Operating Division : Transnet Freight Rail

Position Title : Chief Professional Nurse

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Office of CE

Location : Parktown

Reporting To : Health Clinic Manager

Grade Level : F

Reference Number : 50014513

Position Purpose:

  • Responsible for risk control and school outreach programmes on board Phelophepa. Responsible to provide a primary

health care service in the areas visited by Phelophepa.

  • Ensure compliance with SANC guidelines and regulations
  • Ensure compliance with legal and ethical principles.

Position outputs:

  • Identifying and screening learners for ear problems and subsequent referral to clinics.
  • Execute audiometry test to all learners identified with hearing problems.
  • Treatment of learners with minor ailments and liaising with school teachers with regard to learners who need to be followed


  • Supervision of student nurses.
  • Implementation of Phelophepa policies and guidelines, ensuring compliance with occupational health principles, policies

and regulations.

  • Align Phelophepa policies and procedures with those of the Department of Health. Ensure compliance and adherence to

the relevant acts.

  • Contribute to the professional development of students. Apply the principles of PHC and Professional excellence.
  • Identify and develop nursing interventions through comprehensive and on-going assessment.
  • Implement procedures that maintain effective infection control and occupational and safety measures in accordance with

occupational health and safety Legislation.

  • Asset management and control.
  • Ensure that the protocol for injuries on duty is adhered to and that all incidents are reported within 24 hours.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A 4 year degree from a recognised Institution.
  • Registered with the SANC as a Professional Nurse, Midwifery, Community Health Nurse, Primary Health Care Nurse and

Nursing Administration.


  • People orientated.
  • Teaching Skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Independent worker.
  • Decision maker.


  • Knowledge of at least one African language.
  • Knowledge of Primary Health Care Policies.
  • Health Legislation and SANC Guidelines.

Skills Required:

  • Planning skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Code 8 unendorsed driver’s licence.
  • Communication skills both verbal and non verbal.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Communication skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Problem solving.

NB: Kindly note that the candidate must meet the inherent requirements of the job.
NB: This is a 12 months contract position.

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