Lifehealthcare Careers – Unit manager

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Unit manager for the General Ward at the 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:

  • Promote customer satisfaction within unit, address customer complaints, conduct quality care rounds and clinical practice audits to monitor care levels and report accordingly.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Implement national quality initiatives within unit with the focus on improved clinical outcomes and report accordingly.
  • Manage stock utilisation and drive product management processes within unit together with relevant stakeholders.
  • Drive and manage all people related processes within unit.
  • 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.
  • Participate in business planning and budgeting processes and manage nursing costs according to budget.
  • Function as clinical expert in achieving patient outcomes.

Job Requirements:

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

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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