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SURVEYOR / QUALITY ADVISOR (REGISTERED NURSE)

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SURVEYOR / QUALITY ADVISOR (REGISTERED NURSE)

The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa NPC is a registered Section 21 (non-
profit) Company and a leader in the field of healthcare quality improvement, patient safety and
accreditation of healthcare facilities across Africa.
We are looking for a dynamic, motivated person who is passionate about making a difference in the
healthcare services offered to patients. Someone who believes that the quality and safety of patient
care is part of every clinician’s daily work.

The role includes:
– Assisting healthcare facility teams to implement COHSASA’s Quality Improvement and Accreditation
Programmes.

– Evaluating healthcare facilities’ compliance against predetermined accreditation standards;

– Guiding healthcare staff in the required quality improvement processes to meet the standards and
move towards international accreditation;

– Working with healthcare facility teams on developmental quality improvement programmes;

– Assisting with the development and testing of new standards.

We work in a flexible, fast-paced environment, sometimes outside of normal working hours in both
public and private healthcare facilities across Africa. If you are the right person, you will have
excellent interpersonal skills, good verbal and written communication skills and will be a problem-
solver and understand the dynamics of change management. You will have some knowledge of
quality improvement methodologies and the implementation of improvement programmes. You will
have excellent time-management and effective leadership skills. Organisational management
experience and a qualification or extensive experience in one or more specialist clinical services such
as operating theatre, critical care or mental health would be an advantage.
Essential requirements:
 Current registration with SANC.
 At least 5 years’ post-registration clinical experience in a hospital and/or primary health care setting
within the last 10 years.
 Willing and able to do extensive traveling both nationally and internationally on a regular basis.
 A valid code 08 manual vehicle driver’s license and willingness to drive long distances.
 A valid passport.
 Fluent in English and at least one other official South African language.
 Excellent report writing skills.
 Computer literate with proficiency in MS Office packages.
Remuneration: R38 520 per month cost to company
Closing date: 20th March 2020
Start date: 1 May 2020
Contact person: Please email your CV and a covering letter to Zanele Maweyi at
zanele@cohsasa.co.za

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date.

SECRETARY TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND BOARD

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SECRETARY TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND BOARD

The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa NPC is a registered Section 21 (non-profit) Company and a leader in the field of healthcare quality improvement, patient safety and the accreditation of healthcare facilities across Africa.

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated, experienced secretary who can provide excellent support to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board. You must be able to take accurate minutes of meetings and produce top quality documents and reports. You can think on your feet, take initiative, work independently as well as be part of a team.

The role includes:

• Providing full secretarial support to the Chief Executive;
• Ensuring that all Board Meetings, including the AGM are fully serviced and minuted;
• Providing secretarial support to the Technical Committee;
• Providing secretarial support to the Senior Management Team;
• Working as part of the Business Development Unit.
We work in a flexible, fast-paced environment with both public and private healthcare facilities across Africa. If you are the right person, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and experience of working with senior officials in government and the private sector. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and will be a problem-solver. You will have excellent time-management and exceptional organisational skills. You will be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Knowledge of, or experience in, the healthcare sector would be an advantage.
Essential requirements:
• A proven track record at a senior secretarial level with Board experience;
• Excellent minute taking – shorthand would be an advantage;
• Attention to detail;
• Strong organisational and administrative ability;
• Excellent skills in all MS Office applications;
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
• Ability to interact with senior national and international officials;
• Ability to work as part of a team;
• Be able to work in a flexible, fast-paced environment;
• Time management skills;
• Efficient, self-motivated, professional and organised.

Remuneration: R 13,867 per month cost to company
Closing date: 20 March 2020
Start date: 1 April 2020
Contact person: Please email your CV and a covering letter to finance@cohsasa.co.za
Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date.