Friday , September 22 2023


  • Full Time
  • Umhlanga

Website Netcare

Job Description:

The Unit Manager 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.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the patient’s journey through patient experience and stakeholder input
  • Evaluate nursing quality indicators and clinical outcomes
  • Communicate effectively with patients regarding their care
  • Promote health and well-being of patients and staff
  • Ensure the principles of infection prevention and all standard precautions are adhered to
  • Implementing group quality initiatives
  • Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals
  • Active involvement in own professional development to maintain a satisfactory level of skill and knowledge
  • Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures
  • Keep abreast of current research in the applicable discipline
  • Create an environment where staff are aware of the role they play in the provision of quality nursing care and their value to the organization
  • Assign decision making, authority, tasks and responsibility to appropriate persons in order to maximize organisation and employee effectiveness.
  • Develop a talented nursing workforce.
  • Co-operate with Netcare Education Division to ensure appropriate nursing training for the delivery of quality care
  • Facilitate a culture that is supportive of talent management and the initiation of required implementations to hone nursing talent
  • Monitor staff attendance and/or absenteeism and ensure action is taken accordingly
  • Enforce staff dress code within and on leaving the Hospital
  • Facilitate effective change and conflict management
  • Orientation of new staff and students
  • Facilitate staff development both personal and professional
  • Coaching and mentoring of staff
  • Ensure professional conduct and appearance of staff
  • Promote staff wellbeing
  • Work effectively and co-operatively with others to establish and maintain good working relationships that are mutually beneficial.

Job Requirements:

  • A relevant nursing qualification (Diploma in General Nursing/ B Cur Degree) or equivalent NQF 7 qualification
  • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse
  • Compliance with the SANC code for a Registered Nurse and all applicable health care legislations
  • A relevant management qualification
  • A relevant post basic qualification will be an advantage
  • An intermediate level of Computer proficiency
  • 2 or more years’ experience in a private hospital setting
  • Experience in clinical leadership
  • Trauma trained will be an advantage

Job Details:

Company: Netcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Umhlanga

Application Deadline: N/A


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