Nursing – General at mediclinic limpopo

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Advertising Reference Number UM8803
Job Title Unit Manager – Surgical Unit
Department Nursing – General
Business Unit Limpopo – Mediclinic Limpopo
Geographical Location Polokwane
Province / Region Limpopo
Recruiter Joe Makgato
Number of Positions 1
Will offline applications be accepted? Yes
Closing date – offline applications (if applicable) 14-Sep-2018
Requirements Registered with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse.
Prior management experience will be an advantage.
Willingness to work shifts in accordance with the requirements of the unit.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

Competence in the demonstration and assessment of all relevant clinical procedures and management of risks.
Sound knowledge of stock management.
The ability to identify, report, investigate and address near-misses and adverse events.
Sound knowledge of the Scientific Nursing Process and BCA bundles.
A good understanding and application of the nursing scope of practice, knowledge of patient care and unit management.
Good leadership and communication abilities, and role modelling.
Good planning and organising skills that contribute to meeting objectives.
The ability to display sound judgement in problem-solving.
The ability to adapt and respond to change.
Builds and maintains relationships that facilitate the achievement of goals.
Exhibits full responsibility of own outputs and outputs of team.
Displays a concern for excellence that promotes meeting and exceeding standards.
Key Outputs Responsible for continuous performance management, quality management and people management.
Facilitates training and learning of students and permanent employees by creating and supporting a learning culture.
Management of the unit as a clinical and business entity.

Ensures goals are aligned with corporate strategy.
Adheres to Patients’ Rights at all times.
Identifies risks and implements controls.
Compiles and manages capital, operational and personnel budgets.
Control of stock and equipment in accordance with Mediclinic policy.
Identifies and addresses continuous professional development (CPD) needs.
Responsible for client relationship management to ensure that quality client service principles are maintained.
Ensures a therapeutic and safe patient environment by maintaining health and safety standards and complying with infection prevention and control policy.
Other Information Your contribution to the company will be rewarded with a market-related remuneration package which includes membership of subsidised medical- and retirement funds, generous leave, a thirteenth cheque and participation in a special nursing or management bonus scheme for qualifying staff members. Candidates who are interested in applying for this position, can apply directly at If you do not have internet access, you can apply through the Mediclinic Career Centre. You can either obtain an application form from them or from your nearest Mediclinic Hospital or office and fax it directly to the following fax number: 0866811436 at the Career Centre. Telephone number for enquiries: +27 15 290 3862. Please note that the Off-line Closing Date is applicable to all applications made through the Mediclinic Career Centre. Applications will only be accepted if completed in full on the official application form. Kindly ensure that you indicate the vacancy reference number that you are applying for.


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