Mediclinic Unit Manager - Medical Ward Jobs in South Africa

Mediclinic Unit Manager - Medical Ward Jobs in South Africa

Closing date: 27/01/2023

Number of positions: 1

Recruiter name: Johanna Boshoff

Reference number: 35479

Workplace Type: On-site


Main Purpose of Job

To lead a quality and safe patient care experience that meets the set clinical standards through the optimal management of human and organisational resources within a structured unit.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Ensure safe patient care by meeting set clinical quality standards according to company policies and procedures

  • Manage and mitigate clinical risks in the unit

  • Lead and manage the staff in the unit

  • Manage the unit's operational and capital expenses according to financial and budget guidelines and ensure optimal utilisation of resources

  • Manage and actively contribute to a positive patient experience in the hospital

  • Support the achievement of interdepartmental outcomes

  • Manage key stakeholder relations

    Required Education

  • Essential: 3 or 4-year Diploma or 4 year Degree in Nursing; Postgraduate qualification in the unit’s specialist area (if relevant)

  • Desired: Nursing education qualification; Nursing management qualification

    Required Experience

  • Essential Minimum: At least 5 years professional nursing experience in a hospital; 2-3 years leadership experience in a hospital

  • Desired: Infection Prevention and Control; Clinical

    Required Job Skills and Knowledge

  • Auditing and accreditation processes

  • Clinical risk management

  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

  • Continuous improvement and quality assurance methodologies

  • Financial management

  • Healthcare industry

  • Human resource processes including employee relations

  • Infection prevention and control (IPC)
    principles and protocols

  • Management of staff productivity

  • Nursing functional knowledge

  • Patient complaint management

  • Relevant nursing legislation

    How to Apply

    All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as internal applicants/employees that meet the minimum requirements.

    For more information and job application details, see: Mediclinic Unit Manager - Medical Ward Jobs in South Africa

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