Unit Manager : Renal Services

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOBTo 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 AREASEnsure 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 relationsREQUIRED EDUCATIONESSENTIAL EDUCATION: 3 or 4-year Diploma or 4 yearDegree in Nursing; Postgraduate qualification in the units specialist area (if relevant) DESIRED EDUCATION: Nursing education qualification; Nursing management qualificationREQUIRED EXPERIENCEESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: At least 5 years professional nursing experience in a hospital; 2-3 years leadership experience in a hospital DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Infection Prevention and Control; Clinical FacilitationREQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEAuditing and accreditation processesClinical risk managementComputer literate (Microsoft Office)Continuous improvement and quality assurance methodologiesFinancial managementHealthcare industryHuman resource processes including employee relationsInfection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocolsManagement of staff productivityNursing functional knowledgePatient complaint managementRelevant nursing legislation
Pietermaritzburg, ZN, ZA