Nursing Standards Manager

at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital
Location Germiston, Germiston, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



A vacancy exists for a Nursing Standards Manager, based at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital, reporting to Anthea Myers, Nursing Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the motivation of the company’s nursing operations and training strategy in the prescribed streamlined, standardised risk-based manner as the line manager for the enabling team.


Critical Outputs

Effective management of integrated quality and business process standards


To consult with the Nurse Manager to ensure a clear understanding throughout the hospital to ensure general customer satisfaction

To ensure the correct interpretation and classification of the complaint management policy

Effective risk management practices in order to prevent routine action plans

Effective clinical management practices in order to obtain the best clinical outcomes

To manage stock and cost of sales to optimize cost saving opportunities

Effective management of all training programmes related to learners and qualified staff


Actively participate in the selection process of learners and clinical training specialists

Ensure effective utilization of a knowledgeable administrative resource for transactional work

To become an effective line manager for enabling team performance


Function as a direct second in charge and assist the Nurse Manager

To ensure effective, fair people management practices throughout the department

Set and manage performance targets

Effective relationship building with internal and external stakeholders


Promote and maintain productive, effective support to the Unit Managers

To effectively provide feedback regarding customer complaints

Market the image of the nurses and assist the team of doctors




Degree or Diploma in Nursing

Degree/Diploma in Management with relevant experience

Current registration with the South African Nursing Council

Leadership ability

Sound business acumen

Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage

Computer proficiency

Driver’s license and ability to travel




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading my example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)


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