Monday , February 6 2023

Life Group Vacancies – Nursing Manager

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Nurse Manager at Life Esidimeni Witpoort Recovery Centre in Vulcania Brakpan, reporting to the Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing, leading and coordinating the nursing function within the Centre in line with the team which aims to deliver a quality and cost-effective substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation service.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate actively in regional nursing and other regional or national forums
  • Participate actively in quality meetings to ensure delivery and continuous improvement of quality patient care
  • Drive together with enabling functions, the medical care programme by influencing and monitoring activities of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Recruit, retain, motivate and develop staff according to people policies and practices
  • Ensure management and maintenance of safe patient environment by managing all risks
  • Drive formal nursing training and CPD programmes
  • Ensure that products are utilized and assets managed effectively and in line with budget at unit level
  • Ensure optimal management of departmental governance to achieve sound business ethics, risk management and control with appropriate transparencies and controls
  • Prepare and participate in quality audits and ensure that actions are implemented and monitored
  • Lead and drive the successful implementation and sustainability of quality projects
  • Demonstrate visible leadership in respect of Company values, operating model, strategy and image pf profession
  • Ensure customer satisfaction feedback forms are distributed and completed accordingly and ensure that climate meetings are held regularly and actions taken as required
  • Ensure that staff allocation per unit is applied cost-effectively and in line with patient healthcare needs
  • Lead and co-ordinate nursing care and practice in accordance with company policies and practices
  • Governance and risk management
  • Participate actively in hospital management committee meetings

Job Requirements:

  • Excellence orientation
  • Resilience
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Influencing
  • Drive and energy
  • Team Player
  • Verbal and written communication

Qualification & Experience:

  • Grade 12
  • Experience in working with patients with substance use disorder
  • Clinical experience in psychiatric mental health nursing will be an added advantage
  • Degree/Diploma in Nursing qualification is a requirement
  • Good understanding of substance use rehabilitation and medical detoxification protocols
  • Current registration with SANC
  • Two or three years’ experience in a Nursing leadership position and evidence of personal development in Nursing administration or management within healthcare
  • Post graduate qualification is advantageous

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Brakpan, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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