Netcare Hospital Vacancies – Unit Manager

Website Netcare

Job Description:

The Unit Manager will be responsible for coordinating improved quality nursing care by ensuring compliance to professional and ethical practice. The incumbent will also be responsible for monitoring and ensuring that nursing care and service delivery is implemented and practiced within a multi-disciplinary quality assurance team. In accordance the incumbent will be accountable for coordinating capacity building, mentoring and training

Job Responsibilities:

  • Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures
  • Communicate effectively with patients regarding their care
  • Promote health and wellbeing of patients and staff
  • Evaluate nursing quality indicators and clinical outcomes
  • Ensure the principles of infection prevention and all standard precautions are adhered to
  • Evaluate the patient’s journey through patient experience and stakeholder input
  • Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals
  • Monitor staff attendance and/or absenteeism and ensure action is taken accordingly
  • Ensure achievement of transformation goals as set out by the Transformation Committee
  • Facilitate a culture that is supportive of talent management and the initiation of required implementations to hone nursing talent
  • Create an environment where staff are aware of the role they play in the provision of quality nursing care and their value to the organization
  • Implementing group quality initiatives
  • Keep abreast of current research in the applicable discipline
  • Assign decision making, authority, tasks and responsibility to appropriate persons in order to maximize organisation and employee effectiveness.
  • Co-operate with Netcare Education Division to ensure appropriate nursing training for the delivery of quality care
  • Develop a talented nursing workforce.

Job Requirements:

  • Risk Management
  • Financial Management
  • 2 or more years’ experience in a private hospital setting & in Management recommended
  • Experience in clinical leadership
  • Proven track record in building positive relationships with key stakeholders
  • An intermediate level of Computer proficiency
  • Quality Leadership
  • Previous Unit Manager experience is essential

Qualification & Experience:

  • Diploma in Critical Care Nursing or Diploma in Neonatal Nursing
  • Must be registered with SANC
  • Must be a Registered Nurse with at least 4’ years’ experience within an ICU
  • A diploma/certificate in Management or Nursing Administration would be an advantage
  • Diploma in General Nursing or equivalent NQF 7 qualification

Job Details:

Company: Netcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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