Nurse Manager

at Life Westville Hospital
Location Durban, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Durban

Description

 

A vacancy exists for a Nurse Manager based at Life Westville Hospital, Durban, reporting to the Hospital Manager, Atish Maharaj. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing, leading and coordinating the nursing function within the hospital in line with hospital and company strategic objectives of growth, quality and people.

 

Critical Outputs

Effective operational management of clinical outcomes

 

Ensure optimal functioning of nursing operations by establishing clinical care risks with Unit Managers, developing and implementing nursing care strategy and regular progress reviews with multi-disciplinary team including driving compliance to LHC clinical standards

Drive compliance and improvement of LHC & nursing quality metrics and quality accreditation systems to ensure reduction of risks and as safe patient environment

Lead, drive and participate in various LHC & Nursing quality initiatives and BOP’s

Effective financial management

 

Plan, prepare and monitor budget monthly, manage, together with relevant stakeholders, labour spend in line with budget, patient requirements and actual activities, RSRT environment and ensure continued focus on internal DSO

Effective people management

 

Participate actively in Hospital management committee meetings.

Recruit, retain, motivate and develop staff according to LHC people policies and practices.

Effective building of relationships with internal/external stakeholders

 

Ensure productive working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders by participating in various forums, cross-functional activities and by identifying networking opportunities.

Effective marketing

 

Market the professional image of Nursing and the Hospital within the community, participate actively in marketing initiatives and promote nursing as a career.

Drive formal nurse training and CPD to address critical shortage and competence.

Governance and risk management

 

Ensure optimal management of departmental governance to achieve sound business ethics, risk management and control with appropriate transparencies and controls

 

Requirements

 

Degree / Diploma in Nursing

Post-graduate qualification is advantageous.

Current registration with South African Nursing Council

5 years’ relevant clinical experience and knowledge of the critical outputs within a medium or large hospital

5 years’ proven leadership and management experience within a medium or large healthcare facility (ideally private healthcare)

Basic understanding of labour legislation.

Understanding of business principles and a commercial orientation

Computer proficiency (MS office)

Driver’s license and ability to travel

Sound business acumen

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Drive & energy

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading by example

Motivating and developing people

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

 

Interested candidates can send their CVs