Life Healthcare Vacancies 2023 – Unit Manager

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Unit manager for the Paediatric ICU at Life Springs Parkland Hospital, reporting to Nashira Cevikmen, Nurse Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing holistic patient care and to collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders in line with Company & Hospital strategic objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive and manage all people related processes within unit.
  • Demonstrate visible leadership in respect of LHC values, operating model, nursing strategy and image of the profession, actively sponsor LHC initiatives and projects to ensure continued and improved productivity.
  • Function as clinical expert in achieving patient outcomes.
  • Lead the implementation of the nursing care plan and co-ordinate and facilitate the delivery of the correct treatment plan within the correct MDT program in order to achieve clinical outcomes.
  • Implement national quality initiatives within unit with the focus on improved clinical outcomes and report accordingly.
  • Ensure competence of staff and students, determine and drive criteria for effective professional socialisation, create an environment conducive to learning and provide feedback to relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure staff are trained on the operation of equipment within unit and together with relevant stakeholders ensure equipment is in working order to provide a safe patient environment.
  • Build and maintain productive relationships with doctors by agreeing professional code of conduct, driving and monitoring effective communication regarding positive patient outcomes, functioning as an advocate for
  • LHC and communicate impact of industry challenges on the Nursing profession.
  • Promote customer satisfaction within unit, address customer complaints, conduct quality care rounds and clinical practice audits to monitor care levels and report accordingly.

Job Requirements:

  • Proven leadership and people management skill would be an advantage
  • Degree or Diploma in nursing
  • Basic understanding of labour legislation, financial and chain management principles
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Relevant experience in a PICU to meet the critical outputs
  • Current registration with SANC
  • Driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Certified qualification in the specialist discipline is essential
  • Grade 12 National Senior Certificates

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Springs, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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