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Quality Assurance Manager

CLOSING DATE: 24 July 2015

Bul G27/2015: Post 24

Department of Health: Khayelitsha District Hospital

Core Title: Health Associated Sciences and Support Personnel

Institution: Khayelitsha District Hospital (Chief Directorate: Metro District Health Services)

Service benefits:

  • 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.

Minimum educational qualification:

  • A Health-related Degree or National Diploma registrable with a South African Statutory Health Professions Council.


  • Appropriate appropriate experience in a Health Environment.
  • Appropriate Managerial experience.

Inherent requirement of the job:

  • Valid (code B/EB) driver’s licence.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint), sound interpersonal, managerial, communication and leadership skills with good verbal and written skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Sound knowledge and appropriate experience in quality assurance, risk management, health and safety and infection prevention and control.
  • Analytical, strategic thinking to function independently, critically and creatively analyse data.
  • Ability to capture, interpret and compile reports.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Effective leadership and management of the institutional Quality Assurance Plan.
  • Formulate Policies and Strategies for quality improvement and drive implementation thereof.
  • Effective co-ordination, control, monitoring and evaluation of quality improvement, risk management, occupational health and safety and infection prevention and control programs, in line with health policies and National Core Standards to achieving compliance in assisting all departments.
  • Co-ordinate interventions aimed at improvement of the Patient Experience and respond to Consumer enquiries.
  • Support and promote staff education and development initiatives.
  • Collect and analyse data and provide technical reports for internal and external stakeholders.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. A competency test will form part of the selection process.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement.

No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Argus/Burger 4/7/2015)


R 270 804 per annum

Please note: The cost of living adjustment for April 2015 is not included in this salary notch.
CLOSING DATE: 24 July 2015


The Chief Executive Officer
Khayelitsha District Hospital
Metro District Health Services
Private Bag X6, Khayelitsha, 7783.
(For the attention of Mr A Ernstzen)


Dr A Kharwa, Tel: (021) 360 4200

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