Nursing Manager

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOBTo lead and direct the nursing service in the hospitalKEY RESPONSIBILITY AREASCompile, implement and monitor the hospital specific nursing strategy Drive and support a culture of quality nursing care and patient safety Manage resources to ensure optimal operational efficiency Manage the patient experience Lead and manage people in the nursing department Manage key stakeholder relations REQUIRED EDUCATIONESSENTIAL EDUCATION:3 or 4 year Diploma or 4 year Degree in Nursing; Nursing Management qualification DESIRED EDUCATION: Nursing Education qualification REQUIRED EXPERIENCEESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: At least 5 years professional experience in a tertiary healthcare institution; 2-3 years management experience in a tertiary healthcare institution DESIRED EXPERIENCE:Patient Safety management; Infection Prevention and Control management; Nursing EducationREQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEInfection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocolsContinuous improvement and quality assurance methodologiesClinical risk managementManagement of staff productivityHealthcare industryComputer literate (Microsoft Office)Financial managementNursing functional knowledgeRelevant nursing legislationAuditing and accreditation processesHuman resource processes including employee relationsPatient complaint management
Pietermaritzburg, ZN, ZA