Lifehealthcare Careers – Unit Manager Specialist

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Unit Manager for the Day Theatre based at Life Entabeni HospitalThe position reports to the Theatre Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and coordinating clinical practice and resources within the unit to achieve the company and hospital objectives of quality, growth and people.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Function as clinical expert in achieving patient outcomes.
  • Ensure competence of staff and students, determine and drive criteria for effective professional socialization, create an environment conducive to learning and provide feedback to relevant stakeholders
  • 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.
  • 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 internal and external stakeholders (i.e. HOD’s, Enabling functions, patients, family members, service providers etc.) through ongoing communication and feedback.
  • Participate in business planning and budgeting processes and manage nursing costs according to budget.
  • 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.

Job Requirements:

  • Current registration with SANC
  • 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
  • Proven leadership and people management skill would be an advantage
  • Driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Computer proficiency
  • Post basic qualification in Operating Room Nursing – compulsory
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Theatre
  • Degree or Diploma in nursing

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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