Thursday , April 18 2024

Netcare Vacancies – Nursing Unit Manager

Website Netcare

Job Description:

The Nursing Unit Manager will be responsible for co-ordinating improved quality nursing care by ensuring compliance to professional and ethical practice.

Job Responsibilities:

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. Duties Include, but not limited to:

  • Providing of mental and physical health care.
  • Promote and preserve the caring and professional approach of the nursing team in patient-centred care.
  • Liaise with doctors to support detailed feedback regarding patients care, providing good quality patient service.
  • Assist with patient and doctors’ complaints.
  • Identify, implement and evaluate process improvements and quality assurance.
  • Cost effective management of nursing department in co-operation with the Nursing Services Manager.
  • Responsible for all nursing units and step-in for Nursing Services Manager, where applicable.
  • Assist with after-hours on-call duties.
  • . Review, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures.
  • Promote and coordinate training and development of the nursing department.
  • Mentoring, monitoring and management of nursing department.
  • Liaise with Nursing Services Manager and staff.
  • Work closely with the Nursing Services Manager and/or Human Resources Department to assist with disciplinary
    inquiries and relevant labour law legislation.
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures and protocols by actively working with the team and uphold SANC

Job Requirements:

  • Proof of Registration as a Registered Nurse with the South African Nursing Council (SANC).
    Proof of Registration as a Psychiatric Nurse with SANC.
  • Minimum of 2 years recent Psychiatric experience.
  • Experience and / or qualification in a nursing management capacity (Nursing Manager/Unit Manager).
  • Well-developed interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Excellent leadership qualities – able to function well and independently under pressure.
  • A disposition towards high quality and excellent patient care.
  • Knowledge and experience in disciplinary codes and procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience in Quality Assurance and Risk Management.
  • Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health & Safety and Infection Prevention & Control.
  • Computer literacy

Job Details:

Company: Netcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Centurion

Application Deadline: N/A

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