Deputy Nursing Manager

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOBTo support the Nursing Manager in leading and coordinating safe, quality patient care.KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREASSupport the Nursing Manager to achieve quality patient care in line with the hospital operational goals and objectives Manage patient risks to achieve patient safety in line with specified clinical outcomes Ensure a positive patient experience in line with corporate benchmarks Ensure optimal utilisation of a competent and engaged workforce and other resources in line with the relevant company guidelines Lead and manage direct reports Establish and manage key stakeholder relationships to achieve integrated patient care and positive clinical outcomesREQUIRED EDUCATIONESSENTIAL EDUCATION:Degree/diploma in nursing,Appropriate leadership/management qualification DESIRED EDUCATION:Discipline specific qualification, e.g. Critical Care Nursing Diploma REQUIRED EXPERIENCEESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:5 years experience in a supervisory position, e.g. Unit Manager DESIRED EXPERIENCE:2 3 years experience in a supervisory position within a specialised unitREQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEInfection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocolsKnowledge of continuous improvement and quality assurance methodologiesProductivity management in nursingClinical risk managementComputer literate (Microsoft Office)Financial managementNursing functional knowledgeRelevant nursing legislationHuman resource processes including employee relationsKnowledge and experience in auditing and accreditation processesPatient complaint managementHealthcare regulations and accreditation standards
Cape Town, WC, ZA