Netcare Vacancies in Gauteng – Unit Manager

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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:

  • Ensure correct billing, stock management and purchasing
  • Ensure compliance with protocols, policies and Acts
  • Manage acuities and skill mix in such a way as to ensure cost effective quality care
  • Monitor safety standards in accordance with the Machine and Occupational Safety Act (Act 6 of 1983). Report all accidents and incidents to Line Manager / Safety Representatives
  • Ensure the unit is providing safe, cost effective quality patient care in line with the Clinical Governance strategy and evidence based practice
  • Investigate all negative incidents and ensure appropriate capturing on IMS
  • Facilitate timeous and accurate compilation of files
  • Manage all costs emanating from the department
  • Ensure that all equipment is in working order and properly maintained
  • Identify quality improvement opportunities and ensure appropriate strategy and Quality Improvement initiatives are developed and measured
  • Control of asset register

Job Requirements:

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

Qualification & Experience:

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