Posted on :
22 Jul, 2021
22 Jul, 2021
National Renal Care has grown and evolved into the leading total kidney and disease
management organization in South Africa. NRC cares, not only for its patients but also for
society and earth.
National Renal Care seeks to recruit an ambitious, talented, goal driven and self-motivated
individual to fulfil the role of a Unit Leader.
NATIONAL RENAL CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part
of the recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. National
Renal Care actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities.
Job Title: Unit Leader – NRC Queenstown
Location: Queenstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reference #: Unit Leader – NRC Queenstown
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: R 7.00 – 7.00 Monthly
The Unit Leader will be responsible for coordinating improved quality nursing care by
ensuring compliance to professional and ethical practice. The incumbent will also be
responsible for monitoring and ensuring that nursing care and service delivery is
implemented and practiced within a multi-disciplinary quality assurance team. In
accordance the incumbent will be accountable for coordinating capacity building,
mentoring and training.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
Ensure growth of the business through marketing, communication and education of
stakeholders on an on – going basis.
Ensure that all financial policies and procedures are adhered to in the unit i.e. patient and
unit administration, CAPEX, equipment, budget planning, stock, waste, etc.
Ensure effective staff care by compliance to HR and payroll policies and procedures in
managing staff, staffing and related issues daily in the business.
Ensure and create a safe and conducive dialysis environment for NRC to render optimal
Ensure adherence to clinical policies and procedures and ensure that NRC’s quality
initiatives are utilised for all patients under your management.
Ensure efficient customer service by maintaining proactive and effective stakeholder and
interdepartmental relationships and communication in order to maintain optimal standards
of service delivery.
Ensure on – going education, training and development of yourself and unit staff in order
to provide the best dialysis service.
Ensure optimal patient care in line with NRC’s policies & procedures, best care practices
and quality initiatives.
Demonstrate the National Renal Care Values and Caring the NRC Way in all my
REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE:
Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse/ Midwife or
Registration with HPCSA as a Clinical Technologist (Independent Practice)
Relevant qualification with a minimum of 5 Years post basic and proven leadership and/or
people management experience within healthcare (including clinical competence in renal)
Basic understand of labour legislation, financial and change management principles
Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice required from all
accredited bodies and appropriate health legislation.
Computer Proficiency (MS Office) essential.
Driver’s license and own transport a must.
Building a Successful team
Respect for others & Diversity Management
Application Deadline: 29/07/2021
Please note that reference checks for applicants will be conducted with current and past
employers. Reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the direct line
manager/s. Employees are encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct
line manager to ensure that the line manager is aware of the application.
In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to
perform the job function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an
assessment for reasonable accommodation can be made.
By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information,
you are consenting to the information being used for the specific purpose for which it was
provided, which is recruitment purposes and possible appointment purposes (should you
be successful). Please note that your information will be processed for recruitment
purposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the establishment of an
employment relationship with yourself, and this will be done in accordance with the
applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such information will not
be used for any other purpose without obtaining your prior consent.
If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided for
a period of 6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object to
your information being used in accordance with the aforementioned clauses, please
indicate your objection and we will immediately destroy your personal information in a
If you are not contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please regard your application