Nhlapo - Nursing - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Mbonani Nhlapo

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa




I'm registered as a qualified nurse with general, psychiatry and midwifery. I worked in casualty at the mine hospital and psychiatry hospital. I also worked in a general hospital, attending to medical, surgical, orthopedic as well as maternity cases. I gained experience in HIV/AIDS programs when I worked as ARV clinic project Manager. I was also exposed to occupational health settings, when I was doing Employee Health and Wellness and medical surveillance, as a result I'm currently studying towards my B-Tech degree in Occupational Health and Management.

Work History

Professional Nurse

From March 2012

REASON FOR LEAVING Career advancement
• Provide direction and supervision for the implementation of the nursing plan (clinical, practical/quality patient care)
• Screen health problems and diseases in accordance with prescribed norms and standards.
• Maintain therapeutic relationship and environment in which health care can be provided optimally and safely.
• Audit clinical records by analysing data.
• Participate in health promotion and illness prevention initiatives and contribute to their evaluation.
• Implement standards, practices, criteria and indicators for quality nursing.
• Assist in the development of nursing and improvement of standards of care through research.
• Perform or carry out interventions ranging from personal care with active involvement of patients and other members of the team.
• Practice nursing and health care in accordance with the laws and regulations relevant to nursing and health care.
• Implement patient care standards, policies and procedures.
• Compliance and adherence to the relevant acts/prescripts applicable within the nursing environment.
• Maintain a constructive working relationship with nursing and other stakeholders.
• Communicate with the multidisciplinary team health teams, organizations and special interest groups when dealing with community health issues and needs.
• Implement nursing interventions to achieve expected outcomes.
• Utilize human, material and physical resources efficiently and effectively.
• Maintain accountability and responsibility for nursing care activities.


Provincial Project Coordinator


August 2009 - August 2011

REASON FOR LEAVING Contract position
• Management and coordination of all activities relating to Employee Wellness i.e. EAP, HIV and AIDS workplace program management and occupational health.
• Adhere to the project scope and comply with the agreed upon quality, cost and scheduled programs.
• Compile and keep records of all statistics.
• Liaise with all key stake holders.
• Supervise the work of all field workers.
• Coordinate and interface with customer representative.
• Manage customer relations.
• Reporting on monthly basis to the National Programme Manager about activities that took place for the month.
• Develop a provincial project plan in line with policy and SLA requirements.
• Coordination of the activities to ensure efficient execution of the plan
• Ensure safe keeping and maintenance of all PHS equipments, tools
(Mobile vehicle)
• Complete of all performance contracts with given deadline.
• An individual development plan for each staff member.
• Monitor the progress of the activities of the provincial project plans and the cost implications.
• Evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the project plan.
• Quality Assurance according to Sop's Process flow
• Evaluate reports/presentation on new, pilot and completed projects
• Summative reports for all completed projects to central office
• Assessment of timely project completion within timeline.
• Forces submission of invoices for authorization.
• Follow up on payment of service providers.
• Accounting for financial administration of provincial office.
• Handle queries from the clients and service providers
• Regular meeting with provincial staff.



ARV project Manager

Career Advancement

June 2006 - July 2009

REASON FOR LEAVING Career Advancement
• Co-ordination and supervision of the implementation and local expansion of the Comprehensive Care, Management and Treatment (CCMT) at the treatment site.
• Liaison with all role players e.g. Management, Clinicians, Nursing personnel, Pharmacists, Dieticians, Social Workers, Data Capturers, Local HIV and TB services, including assessment / feeder sites, to ensure efficient implementation of the plan. Liaison with other institutions within and outside the Public Service to obtain information and opinions on best HIV / AIDS and TB practices.
• Innovative and integrated HIV/ AIDS and TB practices which comply with national standards and reflect service delivery priorities.
• Work in close collaboration with the appointed/designated Medical Director who provides clinical management support to the project and other Coordinators and Programme Managers assist the medical director to continuously align his or her clinical support activities with the broader project plan.
• Recruit and appoint administrative support staff to assist project manager in overseeing basic programme functions Recruit and appoint a data manager that will manage all project data, including data entry, data validation and data analysis.
• Development of implementation plans to ensure integrated services.
• Assignment of staff to implement basic programme functions.
• Co-ordination of relevant staff training for the execution of their duties.
• Organizing and securing funds for CCMT campaigns. Developing and producing promotional materials.
• Maintenance of the confidential database for the management of patient and related information.
• Ensure reliable and quality data for programme management. Ensure verification of reliable ART data before it leaves the facility.
• Engage all relevant stakeholders on a regular basis, e.g. NGO's, NAPWA, Traditional Healers, Local Aids Council,...

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September 2005 - May 2006

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May 2003 - January 2005

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March 2001 - July 2001

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KIMBERLEY West End Hospital

July 2001 - April 2003

Department of Health


Qualifications & Certifications

Naledi ya Botjhabela Sec school - Winburg (FS)


Tshwane University of Technology

General Nursing


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