Posted on :
25 Jul, 2012
A vacancy exist at Life Wilgers Hospital reporting to the Nursing Manager Mrs. Marinda Maritz. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and co – ordinating clinical practice and resources within the unit to achieve the Company & Hospital strategic objectives of quality , growth and people.
Effective clinical leadership
Lead the implementation of the nursing care plan co-ordinate and facilitate the delivery of the correct treatment plan within the correct MDT program in order to achieve clinical outcomes.
Function as clinical expert in achieving patient outcomes.
Ensure competence of sraff and students , deremine and drive criteria for effective professional socialization,create an enviroment conducive to learining and provide feedback to relevant stakholders.
Promote customer satisfaction within unit, address customer complaints,conduct quality care round and clinical practice audits to monitor care levels and report accordingly.
Implement national quality initiatives within the focus om improved clinical outcomes and reprot accordingly.
Identify clinical and safety risks and trends in all of the above , implement corrective action where necessary and monitor on an ongoing basis.
Intiate and drive unit specific best operating practice,communicate these for wider implementation and participate in hospital specific marketing initiatives.
Effective leadership and people management
Demonstrate visible leadership in respect of LHC values,operating model,Nursing strategy and image of the profession,actively sponsor LHC initiatives and projects to ensure continued and improved productivity.
Drive and manage all peolpe related processes within unit.
Effective financial management (including equipment)
Participate in business planning and budgeting processes and manage nursing costs according to budget.
Manage stock utilization and drive product management processes within unit together with relevant stakeholders.
Ensure staff are trained on the operation equipment within unit and together with relevant stakeholders ensure equipment is in working order to provide a safe patient enviroment.
Effective relationships with internal & external stakeholders.
Build and maintain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders (i.e, HOD’s Enabling functions, patients, family members, service providers etc.) through ongoing communication and feedback.
Building and maintain productive relationships with doctors by agreeing professional code of conduct, driving and monitoring effective communication regarding positive patient outcomes, functioning as an advocate for LHC and communicate impact of industry challenges on the Nursing profession.
Degree / Diploma in Nursing with approximately 5 years post basic and proven leadership and / or people management experience within healthcare (including competence i area of specialization)
Current registration with South Afican Nursing Council
Basic understanding of labour legislation , financial and change management principles
Computer proficiency (MS office)
Driver’s license & own transport
Leading by example
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive and energy
Excellence orientation ( concern for high quality work)
Ethical behaviour (honesty)
Building relationships & customer responsiveness
Hospital HR Manager
Tel: (012) 807 8176
Fax: (012) 807 6497
Email: [email protected]
Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 July 2012